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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