3 Stocks Moving The Electronics Industry Upward - TheStreet

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 12 points (0.1%) at 17,830 as of Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, 12:15 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,420 issues advancing vs. 1,510 declining with 216 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the industry include

STMicroelectronics

(

STM

), up 1.0%,

United Microelectronics

(

UMC

), up 0.5%,

Roper Industries

(

ROP

), up 1.0%,

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering

(

ASX

), up 0.7% and

Ametek

(

AME

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

Bruker

(

BRKR

), down 1.8%,

Acuity Brands

(

AYI

), down 1.0% and

Waters

(

WAT

), down 0.6%.

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

3.

Lam Research

(

LRCX

) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, Lam Research is up $0.47 (0.6%) to $80.46 on light volume. Thus far, 606,166 shares of Lam Research exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $80.24-$81.29 after having opened the day at $80.28 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.99.

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Lam Research Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, refurbishes, and services semiconductor processing systems used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. Lam Research has a market cap of $12.5 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 46.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 12 analysts who rate Lam Research a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Lam Research

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. 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

Lam Research Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Avago Technologies

(

AVGO

) is up $0.82 (0.9%) to $91.96 on light volume. Thus far, 603,715 shares of Avago Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $91.28-$92.07 after having opened the day at $91.84 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $91.14.

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Avago Technologies Limited is engaged in the design, development, and supply of analog semiconductor devices with a focus on III-V based products. Avago Technologies has a market cap of $22.8 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 72.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 14 analysts who rate Avago Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Avago Technologies

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and premium valuation. Get the full

Avago Technologies Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

SolarCity

(

SCTY

) is up $0.92 (1.6%) to $57.27 on light volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of SolarCity exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $56.10-$57.30 after having opened the day at $56.99 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.35.

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SolarCity Corporation designs, installs, and sells or leases solar energy systems to residential and commercial customers, and government entities in the United States. SolarCity has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 0.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate SolarCity a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

SolarCity

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow, generally high debt management risk and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full

SolarCity 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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