3 Stocks Underperforming Today In The Electronics Industry

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One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 49 points (0.3%) at 16,411 as of Monday, April 28, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,415 issues advancing vs. 1,576 declining with 152 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 1.9% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Canadian Solar ( CSIQ), down 11.6%, SunPower ( SPWR), down 4.8%, SunEdison ( SUNE), down 4.6%, Cree ( CREE), down 4.4% and Avago Technologies ( AVGO), down 2.5%. A company within the industry that increased today was Kyocera ( KYO), up 0.7%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3. Texas Instruments ( TXN) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, Texas Instruments is down $0.64 (-1.4%) to $45.40 on average volume. Thus far, 4.9 million shares of Texas Instruments exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $45.31-$46.73 after having opened the day at $46.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.04.

Texas Instruments Incorporated designs, manufactures, and sells semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Analog, Embedded Processing, and Other. Texas Instruments has a market cap of $52.4 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 5.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Texas Instruments a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 17 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Texas Instruments 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, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Texas Instruments Ratings Report now.

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