5 Electronics Stocks Dragging The Industry Down

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 112 points (-0.7%) at 15,897 as of Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, 11:45 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 970 issues advancing vs. 1,886 declining with 143 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include ABB ( ABB), down 1.4%, Kyocera Corporation ( KYO), down 1.0% and Intel ( INTC), down 0.9%. A company within the industry that increased today was Micron Technology ( MU), up 1.8%.

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

5. LG.Display Company ( LPL) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, LG.Display Company is down $0.20 (-1.8%) to $11.15 on average volume. Thus far, 174,782 shares of LG.Display Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 431,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $11.15-$11.24 after having opened the day at $11.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.35.

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 $8.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 20.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. 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 attractive 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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