Vishay Intertechnology (VSH) was down 17.5% to $15.38 in midmorning trading after touching a 52-week low of $15. The electronics component maker after Tuesday's close warned of disappointing fourth-quarter earnings due to cancellations and delayed deliveries.
downgraded Vishay to neutral from buy and also cut the following contract component makers:
. All were trading lower.
, another company in the sector, was not downgraded, but it was hit hard, down 14.5% after striking a year-low of $13.75.