Editor's Note: 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 Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 5 points (0.0%) at 15,100 as of Thursday, May 9, 2013, 12:45 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,176 issues advancing vs. 1,742 declining with 136 unchanged. The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.37 versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.21. Top gainers within the industry include First Solar ( FSLR), up 3.3%, Micron Technology ( MU), up 3.1% and Emerson Electric ( EMR), up 1.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Kemet Corporation ( KEM), down 25.26, STMicroelectronics ( STM), down 1.61, Kyocera Corporation ( KYO), down 1.56, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering ( ASX), down 1.01 and ABB ( ABB), down 0.56. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Waters Corporation ( WAT) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, Waters Corporation is up $0.87 (0.91) to $96.67 on average volume Thus far, 179,458 shares of Waters Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 434,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $95.59-$96.87 after having opened the day at $95.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $95.80. Waters Corporation operates as an analytical instrument manufacturer in the United States and internationally. Waters Corporation has a market cap of $8.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 10.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Waters Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Waters Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and notable return on equity. 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 Waters Corporation Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.