LPL, MCHP, MXIM And TSM, Pushing Electronics Industry Downward

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One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 23 points (-0.2%) at 15,311 as of Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,760 issues advancing vs. 1,167 declining with 109 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Advantest ( ATE), down 8.9%, Cypress Semiconductor Corporation ( CY), down 4.9% and Kyocera Corporation ( KYO), down 0.6%. Top gainers within the industry include SunEdison ( SUNE), up 8.4%, SunPower Corporation ( SPWR), up 5.9%, Garmin ( GRMN), up 3.9%, Lam Research Corporation ( LRCX), up 2.2% and Trimble Navigation ( TRMB), up 1.6%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

4. LG.Display Company ( LPL) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, LG.Display Company is down $0.28 (-2.2%) to $12.36 on light volume. Thus far, 73,738 shares of LG.Display Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 442,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $12.28-$12.38 after having opened the day at $12.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $12.64.

LG Display Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels in the Republic of Korea, the United States, Europe, China, and rest of Asia. LG.Display Company has a market cap of $8.9 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 14.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates LG.Display Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates LG.Display Company as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. Get the full LG.Display Company Ratings Report now.

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