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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 16 points (0.1%) at 16,736 as of Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,225 issues advancing vs. 1,774 declining with 143 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.9% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the industry include

LG Display

(

LPL

), up 1.8%,

United Microelectronics

(

UMC

), up 1.5%,

Applied Materials

(

AMAT

), up 1.0%,

Waters

(

WAT

), up 0.9% and

Roper Industries

(

ROP

), up 0.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering

(

ASX

), down 2.7%,

Siliconware Precision Industries

(

SPIL

), down 2.4%,

Micron Technology

(

MU

), down 1.5%,

ABB

(

ABB

), down 1.2% and

TE Connectivity

(

TEL

), down 0.8%.

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

3.

Analog Devices

(

TheStreet Recommends

ADI

) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, Analog Devices is up $0.59 (1.3%) to $46.80 on average volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Analog Devices exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $46.00-$46.80 after having opened the day at $46.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.21.

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Analog Devices, Inc. is engaged in the design, manufacture, and marketing of analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing integrated circuits (ICs) for use in industrial, automotive, consumer, and communication markets worldwide. Analog Devices has a market cap of $14.8 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 9.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 10 analysts who rate Analog Devices a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Analog Devices

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Analog Devices Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Agilent Technologies

(

A

) is up $0.39 (0.7%) to $55.39 on average volume. Thus far, 907,649 shares of Agilent Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $54.80-$55.49 after having opened the day at $55.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $55.00.

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Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions and services to the life sciences, chemical analysis, diagnostics and genomics, communications, and electronics industries worldwide. Agilent Technologies has a market cap of $18.9 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are down 3.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Agilent Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Agilent Technologies

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, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

Agilent Technologies Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

RF Micro Devices

(

RFMD

) is up $0.23 (2.2%) to $10.60 on average volume. Thus far, 5.8 million shares of RF Micro Devices exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 11.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $10.15-$10.62 after having opened the day at $10.35 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $10.37.

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RF Micro Devices, Inc. is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of radio frequency (RF) solutions for original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers in wireless and wired communications applications in the United States and internationally. RF Micro Devices has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 101.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 9 analysts who rate RF Micro Devices a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

RF Micro Devices

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations 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

RF Micro Devices 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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