5 Electronics Stocks Dragging The Industry Down

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Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 18 points (-0.1%) at 15,776 as of Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,409 issues advancing vs. 1,532 declining with 144 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Garmin ( GRMN), down 2.0%, Acuity Brands ( AYI), down 1.7%, Kyocera Corporation ( KYO), down 1.4% and Ametek ( AME), down 0.8%. Top gainers within the industry include Supertex ( SUPX), up 35.3%, InvenSense ( INVN), up 5.0%, Semiconductor Manufacturing International C ( SMI), up 3.0%, Atmel Corporation ( ATML), up 2.8% and Maxim Integrated Products ( MXIM), up 2.2%.

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

5. Amphenol ( APH) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, Amphenol is down $0.84 (-1.0%) to $86.52 on light volume. Thus far, 117,164 shares of Amphenol exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 570,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $86.45-$87.49 after having opened the day at $87.29 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $87.36.

Amphenol Corporation provides electrical, electronic, and fiber optic connectors; interconnect systems; and coaxial and specialty cables worldwide. Amphenol has a market cap of $13.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 2.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Amphenol a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Amphenol as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Amphenol Ratings Report now.

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