5 Electronics Stocks On The Rise

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 49 points (0.3%) at 16,147 as of Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, 11:45 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,869 issues advancing vs. 987 declining with 109 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. Top gainers within the industry include CGG ( CGG), up 5.3%, Semiconductor Manufacturing International C ( SMI), up 4.1%, AU Optronics Corporation ( AUO), up 2.8%, Texas Instruments ( TXN), up 1.1% and Advanced Semiconductor Engineering ( ASX), up 1.0%.

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

5. LG.Display Company ( LPL) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, LG.Display Company is up $0.26 (2.3%) to $11.53 on light volume. Thus far, 93,235 shares of LG.Display Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 435,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $11.49-$11.56 after having opened the day at $11.56 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.27.

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 $8.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 22.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates LG.Display Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate 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 impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. Get the full LG.Display Company Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, TE Connectivity ( TEL) is up $0.51 (1.0%) to $53.04 on light volume. Thus far, 232,758 shares of TE Connectivity exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $52.60-$53.05 after having opened the day at $52.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.53.

TE Connectivity Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs and manufactures products that connect power, data, and signal automotive, energy, industrial, broadband communications, consumer devices, aerospace and defense, and healthcare industries. TE Connectivity has a market cap of $21.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 41.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate TE Connectivity a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 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 largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. 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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3. As of noon trading, NXP Semiconductor ( NXPI) is up $0.32 (0.8%) to $42.32 on light volume. Thus far, 429,354 shares of NXP Semiconductor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $41.85-$42.36 after having opened the day at $41.89 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $42.00.

NXP Semiconductors N.V. provides mixed signal and standard product solutions for radio frequency (RF), analog, power management, interface, security, and digital processing products worldwide. It provides integrated circuits (ICs) and discrete semiconductors. NXP Semiconductor has a market cap of $10.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 1400.0, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 59.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate NXP Semiconductor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates NXP Semiconductor as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full NXP Semiconductor Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ( TSM) is up $0.10 (0.6%) to $17.68 on light volume. Thus far, 1.6 million shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $17.67-$17.78 after having opened the day at $17.70 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $17.58.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited engages in the computer-aided design, manufacture, packaging, testing, sale, and marketing of integrated circuits and other semiconductor devices. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has a market cap of $91.2 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 2.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 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, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. 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 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Broadcom Corporation ( BRCM) is up $0.18 (0.7%) to $26.77 on light volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Broadcom Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $26.52-$26.93 after having opened the day at $26.62 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.59.

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 $13.8 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 19.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 22 analysts that rate Broadcom Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Broadcom 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 increase in net income. 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 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).

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