3 Stocks Pushing The Electronics Industry Higher

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 33 points (-0.2%) at 14,002 as of Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 11:50 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,057 issues advancing vs. 1,779 declining with 154 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.5%. A company within the industry that increased today was Advanced Semiconductor Engineering ( ASX), up 3.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Garmin ( GRMN), down 10.2%, NXP Semiconductor ( NXPI), down 1.6%, Analog Devices ( ADI), down 1.1% and ASML ( ASML), down 0.6%.

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

3. LG.Display Company ( LPL) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, LG.Display Company is up $0.45 (3.3%) to $14.13 on average volume Thus far, 596,177 shares of LG.Display Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $14.12-$14.20 after having opened the day at $14.15 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.68.

LG Display Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels in the Republic of Korea, the United States, Europe, China, and rest of Asia. LG.Display Company has a market cap of $9.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 7.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates LG.Display Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates LG.Display Company as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full LG.Display Company Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Marvell Technology Group ( MRVL) is up $0.15 (1.6%) to $9.43 on light volume Thus far, 3.9 million shares of Marvell Technology Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 12.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $9.28-$9.50 after having opened the day at $9.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $9.28.

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. designs, develops, and markets analog, mixed-signal, digital signal processing, and embedded and standalone ARM-based microprocessor integrated circuits. Marvell Technology Group has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 28.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Marvell Technology Group a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 17 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Marvell Technology Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Marvell Technology Group Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, NVIDIA Corporation ( NVDA) is up $0.10 (0.8%) to $12.66 on average volume Thus far, 7.0 million shares of NVIDIA Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $12.60-$12.80 after having opened the day at $12.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $12.56.

NVIDIA Corporation provides graphics chips for use in smartphones, personal computers (PC), tablets, and professional workstations markets worldwide. It operates in three segments: Graphic Processing Unit (GPU), Professional Solutions Business (PSB), and Consumer Products Business (CPB). NVIDIA Corporation has a market cap of $8.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 3.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate NVIDIA Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 19 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates NVIDIA Corporation as a hold. 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 and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full NVIDIA Corporation 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).

A reminder about TheStreet Ratings group: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model.

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