SPIL, CAVM, TRMB, SPWR And INTC, 5 Electronics Stocks Pushing The Industry Lower

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 123 points (0.8%) at 15,622 as of Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 12:44 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,947 issues advancing vs. 1,011 declining with 90 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 1.0%. A company within the industry that fell today was CGG ( CGG), up 3.1%. Top gainers within the industry include Bruker Corporation ( BRKR), up 10.7%, Hubbell ( HUB.B), up 4.1%, NXP Semiconductor ( NXPI), up 3.6%, Cree ( CREE), up 3.6% and Microchip Technology ( MCHP), up 3.6%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

5. Siliconware Precision Industries ( SPIL) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, Siliconware Precision Industries is down $0.16 (-2.7%) to $5.54 on light volume. Thus far, 284,923 shares of Siliconware Precision Industries exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 783,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $5.50-$5.66 after having opened the day at $5.53 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $5.70.

Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. provides semiconductor packaging and testing services to semiconductor suppliers worldwide. Siliconware Precision Industries has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 6.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Siliconware Precision Industries a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Siliconware Precision Industries as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and poor profit margins. Get the full Siliconware Precision Industries Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Cavium ( CAVM) is down $1.76 (-4.8%) to $34.80 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Cavium exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 607,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $34.10-$35.90 after having opened the day at $34.76 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.56.

Cavium, Inc. designs, develops, and markets semiconductor processors for intelligent and secure networks. Cavium has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 20.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Cavium a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cavium as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Cavium Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Trimble Navigation ( TRMB) is down $0.54 (-1.9%) to $28.00 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Trimble Navigation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $27.69-$28.91 after having opened the day at $28.91 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.54.

Trimble Navigation Limited designs and distributes positioning products and applications enabled by global positioning system (GPS), optical, laser, and wireless communications technology. Trimble Navigation has a market cap of $7.2 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 6.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Trimble Navigation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Trimble Navigation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Trimble Navigation Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, SunPower Corporation ( SPWR) is down $2.37 (-8.6%) to $25.28 on heavy volume. Thus far, 6.9 million shares of SunPower Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $24.85-$27.70 after having opened the day at $27.61 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.65.

SunPower Corporation, an integrated solar products and solutions company, designs, manufactures, and delivers solar electric systems for residential, commercial, and utility-scale power plant customers worldwide. SunPower Corporation has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 392.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate SunPower Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates SunPower Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full SunPower Corporation Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Intel ( INTC) is down $0.24 (-1.0%) to $23.10 on average volume. Thus far, 18.9 million shares of Intel exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 41.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $23.05-$23.49 after having opened the day at $23.41 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $23.34.

Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. The company operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Other Intel Architecture, Software and Services, and All Other segments. Intel has a market cap of $116.5 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 13.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Intel a buy, 6 analysts rate it a sell, and 18 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Intel as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Intel Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the electronics industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Technology ( IYW) while those bearish on the electronics industry could consider ProShares Ultra Short Semiconductor ( SSG).
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