Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 6 points (0.0%) at 17,548 as of Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,802 issues advancing vs. 1,173 declining with 159 unchanged. The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Bruker ( BRKR), down 13.6%, Triquint Semiconductor ( TQNT), down 4.5%, Avago Technologies ( AVGO), down 2.5%, ASML ( ASML), down 2.5% and Micron Technology ( MU), down 1.8%. A company within the industry that increased today was AU Optronics ( AUO), up 3.4%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 3. Lam Research ( LRCX) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, Lam Research is down $1.31 (-1.6%) to $78.28 on light volume. Thus far, 349,830 shares of Lam Research exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $77.81-$79.71 after having opened the day at $79.67 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.59. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. Lam Research Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, refurbishes, and services semiconductor processing systems used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. Lam Research has a market cap of $12.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 46.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Lam Research a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Lam Research as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. 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 Lam Research Ratings Report now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.