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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4. As of noon trading, TE Connectivity ( TEL) is down $0.40 (-0.7%) to $56.21 on light volume. Thus far, 572,478 shares of TE Connectivity exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $56.03-$56.85 after having opened the day at $56.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.61.

TE Connectivity Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs and manufactures products that connect power, data, and signal automotive, energy, industrial, broadband communications, consumer devices, aerospace and defense, and healthcare industries. TE Connectivity has a market cap of $22.8 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 2.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate TE Connectivity a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates TE Connectivity as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full TE Connectivity Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Avago Technologies ( AVGO) is down $0.64 (-1.1%) to $55.92 on light volume. Thus far, 556,740 shares of Avago Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $55.57-$56.48 after having opened the day at $56.19 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.57.

Avago Technologies Limited is engaged in the design, development, and supply of analog semiconductor devices with a focus on III-V based products. Avago Technologies has a market cap of $13.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 4.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Avago Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Avago Technologies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Avago Technologies Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Agilent Technologies ( A) is down $0.88 (-1.5%) to $58.54 on light volume. Thus far, 616,831 shares of Agilent Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $58.29-$59.44 after having opened the day at $59.27 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $59.42.

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 $19.4 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 3.9% 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels 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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1. As of noon trading, Emerson Electric ( EMR) is down $0.33 (-0.5%) to $64.86 on average volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Emerson Electric exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.48-$65.00 after having opened the day at $64.93 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $65.19.

Emerson Electric Co., a diversified technology company, designs and supplies products and technology, and delivers engineering services and solutions to the industrial, commercial, and consumer markets worldwide. Emerson Electric has a market cap of $44.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 7.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Emerson Electric a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Emerson Electric as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Emerson Electric Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the electronics industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Technology ( IYW) while those bearish on the electronics industry could consider ProShares Ultra Short Semiconductor ( SSG).

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