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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 48 points (0.3%) at 18,145 as of Thursday, March 5, 2015, 12:05 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,642 issues advancing vs. 1,262 declining with 201 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. A company within the industry that fell today was ASM International ( ASMI), up 4.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Canadian Solar ( CSIQ), up 7.6%, Skyworks Solutions ( SWKS), up 1.6%, Garmin ( GRMN), up 1.4%, Avago Technologies ( AVGO), up 1.4% and Micron Technology ( MU), up 0.9%.

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

3. Semtech ( SMTC) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry lower today. As of noon trading, Semtech is down $2.99 (-10.2%) to $26.30 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.6 million shares of Semtech exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 341,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $25.96-$28.37 after having opened the day at $28.05 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.29.

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Semtech Corporation and its subsidiaries design, develop, manufacture, and market analog and mixed signal semiconductor products. Semtech has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 6.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Semtech a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Semtech as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Semtech Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, AU Optronics ( AUO) is down $0.21 (-4.2%) to $4.85 on light volume. Thus far, 742,967 shares of AU Optronics exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $4.84-$4.95 after having opened the day at $4.92 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $5.06.

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AU Optronics Corp. is engaged in the design, development, production, assembly, and marketing of thin film transistor liquid crystal displays and other flat panel displays. The company operates in two segments, Display and Solar. AU Optronics has a market cap of $4.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 0.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are no analysts that rate AU Optronics a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates AU Optronics as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full AU Optronics Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Intel ( INTC) is down $0.34 (-1.0%) to $33.78 on light volume. Thus far, 9.2 million shares of Intel exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 28.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $33.70-$34.50 after having opened the day at $34.26 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $34.12.

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Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. It operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Internet of Things Group, Mobile and Communications Group, Software and Services, and All Other segments. Intel has a market cap of $161.5 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 6.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate Intel a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Intel 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. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Intel 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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