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TE Connectivity

(

TEL

) pushed the Electronics industry higher today making it today's featured electronics winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.7%. By the end of trading, TE Connectivity rose $2.81 (5.9%) to $50.76 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 5,052,304 shares of TE Connectivity exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,575,000 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $48.29-$50.90 after having opened the day at $48.29 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $47.95. Other companies within the Electronics industry that increased today were:

Vicor Corporation

(

VICR

), up 11.3%,

Alliance Fiber Optic Products

(

AFOP

), up 10.7%,

Supertex

(

SUPX

), up 7.9% and

Himax Technologies

(

HIMX

), up 4.4%.

TE Connectivity Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs and manufactures products that connect and protect the flow of power and data inside the products used by consumers and industries. TE Connectivity has a market cap of $20.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 29.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate TE Connectivity a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

TE Connectivity

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.

On the negative front,

CEVA

(

CEVA

), down 12.5%,

Enphase Energy

(

ENPH

), down 11.6%,

Revolution Lighting Technologies

(

RVLT

), down 8.1% and

API Technologies

(

ATNY

), down 7.6% , were all laggards within the electronics industry with

Broadcom Corporation

(

BRCM

) being today's electronics industry laggard.

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iShares Dow Jones US Technology

(

IYW

) while those bearish on the electronics industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Short Semiconductor

(

SSG

).

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