3 Stocks Underperforming Today In The Electronics Industry

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 122 points (0.7%) at 17,066 as of Monday, July 14, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,069 issues advancing vs. 930 declining with 155 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%. Top gainers within the industry include AU Optronics ( AUO), up 7.4%, Advanced Micro Devices ( AMD), up 4.6%, United Microelectronics ( UMC), up 3.6%, Kyocera ( KYO), up 2.1% and Eaton ( ETN), up 1.8%.

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

3. Analog Devices ( ADI) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, Analog Devices is down $0.32 (-0.6%) to $53.97 on light volume. Thus far, 641,344 shares of Analog Devices exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $53.90-$54.93 after having opened the day at $54.76 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $54.29.

Analog Devices, Inc. is engaged in the design, manufacture, and marketing of analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing integrated circuits (ICs) for use in industrial, automotive, consumer, and communication markets worldwide. Analog Devices has a market cap of $17.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 6.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Analog Devices a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Analog Devices 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, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Analog Devices Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Texas Instruments ( TXN) is down $0.30 (-0.6%) to $48.98 on light volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Texas Instruments exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $48.95-$49.53 after having opened the day at $49.44 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $49.29.

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 $52.9 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 12.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Texas Instruments a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 14 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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1. As of noon trading, SunEdison ( SUNE) is down $0.32 (-1.3%) to $23.73 on average volume. Thus far, 7.2 million shares of SunEdison exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 13.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $23.64-$24.35 after having opened the day at $24.31 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $24.05.

SunEdison, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells silicon wafers to the semiconductor industry. The company operates through two segments, Solar Energy and Semiconductor Materials. SunEdison has a market cap of $6.2 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 84.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate SunEdison a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates SunEdison as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full SunEdison Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 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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