One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 68 points (0.4%) at 16,398 as of Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,332 issues advancing vs. 1,639 declining with 143 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the industry include

Mettler-Toledo International

(

MTD

), up 2.4%,

NXP Semiconductors

(

NXPI

), up 1.5%,

Freescale Semiconductor

(

FSL

), up 1.3%,

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing

(

TSM

), up 0.9% and

Broadcom

(

BRCM

), up 0.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

SunEdison

(

SUNE

), down 4.6%,

Hanwha Q CELLS

(

HQCL

), down 2.6%,

Kyocera

(

KYO

), down 2.8%,

Micron Technology

(

MU

), down 1.8% and

ASML

(

ASML

), down 1.1%.

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

3.

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering

(

ASX

) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering is up $0.16 (3.0%) to $5.51 on average volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $5.44-$5.56 after having opened the day at $5.45 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $5.35.

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Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. provides semiconductor packaging and testing services in the United States, Taiwan, Asia, Europe, and internationally. It operates through Packaging, Testing, and Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) segments. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering has a market cap of $8.2 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.5. Shares are down 12.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Advanced Semiconductor Engineering a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

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2. As of noon trading,

Waters

(

WAT

) is up $1.52 (1.2%) to $124.42 on light volume. Thus far, 107,077 shares of Waters exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 498,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $121.88-$124.42 after having opened the day at $122.39 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $122.90.

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Waters Corporation operates as an analytical instrument manufacturer in the United States and internationally. Waters has a market cap of $10.0 billion and is part of the health care sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.5. Shares are up 9.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate Waters a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Waters

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 expanding profit margins. 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

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1. As of noon trading,

Avago Technologies

(

AVGO

) is up $1.20 (0.9%) to $129.92 on average volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Avago Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $126.93-$130.66 after having opened the day at $128.16 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $128.72.

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Avago Technologies Limited designs, develops, and supplies semiconductor devices with a focus on analog III-V based products. The company operates through four segments: Wireless Communications, Wired Infrastructure, Enterprise Storage, and Industrial & Other segments. Avago Technologies has a market cap of $33.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.5. Shares are up 28.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 16 analysts who rate Avago Technologies a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Avago Technologies

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full

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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

).