Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 14 points (-0.1%) at 15,098 as of Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,393 issues advancing vs. 1,555 declining with 92 unchanged. The Electronics industry currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include SunPower Corporation ( SPWR), up 4.2%, AU Optronics Corporation ( AUO), up 3.9%, Cree ( CREE), up 3.2%, Xilinx ( XLNX), up 1.8% and LG.Display Company ( LPL), up 1.5%. TheStreet would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 4. Applied Micro Circuits Corporation ( AMCC) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, Applied Micro Circuits Corporation is down $0.57 (-4.8%) to $11.40 on average volume. Thus far, 582,168 shares of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 853,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $11.38-$12.15 after having opened the day at $11.74 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.97. Applied Micro Circuits Corporation offers computing and connectivity solutions for embedded computing, telco, and cloud infrastructure and data centers. Applied Micro Circuits Corporation has a market cap of $881.0 million and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 42.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Applied Micro Circuits Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Applied Micro Circuits Corporation as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been an overall disappointing return on equity. Get the full Applied Micro Circuits Corporation Ratings Report now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.