Today's Stocks Driving Success For The Electronics Industry

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 84 points (0.6%) at 15,176 as of Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,014 issues advancing vs. 928 declining with 109 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.9%. Top gainers within the industry include Acuity Brands ( AYI), up 4.1%, Jabil Circuit ( JBL), up 3.8%, LSI Corporation ( LSI), up 3.1%, LG.Display Company ( LPL), up 2.7% and Freescale Semiconductor ( FSL), up 2.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Advanced Semiconductor Engineering ( ASX), down 1.18, and Intel ( INTC), down 0.73.

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

5. TE Connectivity ( TEL) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, TE Connectivity is up $0.29 (0.65) to $44.64 on average volume Thus far, 649,379 shares of TE Connectivity exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.24-$44.64 after having opened the day at $44.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.35.

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 $18.5 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 19.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. 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 solid stock price performance, revenue growth, 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. Get the full TE Connectivity Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, NVIDIA Corporation ( NVDA) is up $0.26 (1.83) to $14.50 on average volume Thus far, 5.6 million shares of NVIDIA Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $14.26-$14.54 after having opened the day at $14.41 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $14.24.

NVIDIA Corporation, a visual computing company, develops graphics chips for use in personal computers (PC), mobile devices, and supercomputers. The company operates through two segments, GPU and Tegra Processors. NVIDIA Corporation has a market cap of $9.0 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 18.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. 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 buy. 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, increase in net income, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. 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 NVIDIA Corporation Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Emerson Electric ( EMR) is up $1.07 (1.85) to $58.89 on average volume Thus far, 1.5 million shares of Emerson Electric exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $57.81-$58.92 after having opened the day at $57.81 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $57.82.

Emerson Electric Co., a diversified technology company, engages in designing and supplying products and technology, and providing engineering services and solutions to the industrial, commercial, and consumer markets worldwide. Emerson Electric has a market cap of $41.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 9.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Emerson Electric a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 15 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Emerson Electric as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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 Emerson Electric Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Eaton Corporation ( ETN) is up $0.37 (0.58) to $64.60 on average volume Thus far, 1.5 million shares of Eaton Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.14-$64.61 after having opened the day at $64.15 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.23.

Eaton Corporation plc operates as a diversified power management company worldwide. The company operates through Electrical Americas, Electrical Rest of World, Cooper, Hydraulics, Aerospace, Truck, and Automotive segments. Eaton Corporation has a market cap of $30.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 19.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Eaton Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Eaton Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Eaton Corporation Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Broadcom Corporation ( BRCM) is up $0.33 (0.91) to $36.54 on average volume Thus far, 2.8 million shares of Broadcom Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.10-$36.61 after having opened the day at $36.12 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.21.

Broadcom Corporation provides semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. Its products offer voice, video, data, and multimedia connectivity in the home, office, and mobile environments. Broadcom Corporation has a market cap of $19.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 10.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 29 analysts that rate Broadcom Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Broadcom Corporation as a buy. 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, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Broadcom Corporation Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 5 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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