5 Stocks Boosting The Electronics Industry Higher

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One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 30 points (-0.2%) at 15,089 as of Monday, May 13, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,245 issues advancing vs. 1,704 declining with 112 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Advanced Semiconductor Engineering ( ASX), down 3.18, Agilent Technologies ( A), down 1.97, STMicroelectronics ( STM), down 1.98, ABB ( ABB), down 1.64 and ASML ( ASML), down 0.72.

TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

5. Advanced Micro Devices ( AMD) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, Advanced Micro Devices is up $0.25 (6.33) to $4.20 on heavy volume Thus far, 33.7 million shares of Advanced Micro Devices exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 21.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $3.94-$4.22 after having opened the day at $3.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $3.95.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. operates as a semiconductor company worldwide. It operates in two segments, Computing Solutions and Graphics. Advanced Micro Devices has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 60.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Advanced Micro Devices a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 17 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Advanced Micro Devices as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Advanced Micro Devices Ratings Report now.

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