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All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 234 points (1.3%) at 18,060 as of Monday, April 20, 2015, 1:15 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,313 issues advancing vs. 675 declining with 139 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 1.0% versus the S&P 500, which is up 1.0%. Top gainers within the industry include

LG Display

(

LPL

), up 2.4%,

Lam Research

(

LRCX

), up 2.4%,

Texas Instruments

(

TXN

), up 1.9%,

Linear Technology

(

LLTC

), up 1.9% and

Corning

(

GLW

), up 1.6%. A company within the industry that fell today was

United Microelectronics

(

UMC

), up 1.8%.

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

3.

NXP Semiconductors

(

NXPI

) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, NXP Semiconductors is up $1.76 (1.8%) to $101.49 on light volume. Thus far, 897,977 shares of NXP Semiconductors exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $100.12-$102.20 after having opened the day at $100.58 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $99.73.

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NXP Semiconductors N.V., a semiconductor company, provides high performance mixed signal and standard product solutions for radio frequency (RF), analog, power management, interface, security, and digital processing products worldwide. NXP Semiconductors has a market cap of $25.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 30.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 11 analysts who rate NXP Semiconductors a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

NXP Semiconductors

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

NXP Semiconductors Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Micron Technology

(

MU

) is up $0.22 (0.8%) to $28.24 on average volume. Thus far, 9.0 million shares of Micron Technology exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 23.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.01-$28.39 after having opened the day at $28.12 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.02.

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Micron Technology, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides semiconductor solutions worldwide. The company manufactures and markets dynamic random access memory (DRAM), NAND flash, and NOR flash memory products; and packaging solutions and semiconductor systems. Micron Technology has a market cap of $30.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 20.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 17 analysts who rate Micron Technology a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Micron Technology

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, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Micron Technology Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Intel

(

INTC

) is up $0.20 (0.6%) to $32.67 on light volume. Thus far, 8.9 million shares of Intel exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 33.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $32.53-$32.79 after having opened the day at $32.61 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.47.

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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 $155.9 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 10.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 19 analysts who rate Intel a buy, 5 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Intel

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, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. 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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