A, AMAT, TSM And SCTY, 4 Electronics Stocks Pushing The Industry Lower

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 44 points (-0.3%) at 15,836 as of Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 751 issues advancing vs. 2,176 declining with 155 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 1.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.4%. A company within the industry that fell today was United Microelectronics ( UMC), up 2.4%. A company within the industry that increased today was Semiconductor Manufacturing International C ( SMI), up 8.5%.

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

4. Agilent Technologies ( A) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, Agilent Technologies is down $0.50 (-0.9%) to $57.38 on light volume. Thus far, 792,227 shares of Agilent Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $56.99-$57.91 after having opened the day at $57.87 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $57.87.

Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions and services to the life sciences, chemical analysis, diagnostics and genomics, communications, and electronics industries worldwide. Agilent Technologies has a market cap of $19.7 billion and is part of the health care sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 1.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Agilent Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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