3 Stocks Dragging In The Electronics Industry

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 29 points (-0.2%) at 16,877 as of Thursday, June 19, 2014, 1:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,663 issues advancing vs. 1,297 declining with 187 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Cree ( CREE), down 1.8%, First Solar ( FSLR), down 1.7%, Garmin ( GRMN), down 1.6%, Lam Research ( LRCX), down 1.0% and Micron Technology ( MU), down 1.0%.

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

3. Agilent Technologies ( A) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, Agilent Technologies is down $0.45 (-0.8%) to $58.82 on light volume. Thus far, 518,145 shares of Agilent Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $58.65-$59.54 after having opened the day at $59.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $59.27.

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 $19.6 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 3.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 9 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, good cash flow from operations 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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