Today's Top Performers In Electronics

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One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 0 points (0.0%) at 15,915 as of Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, 11:45 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,252 issues advancing vs. 1,627 declining with 137 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the industry include Himax Technologies ( HIMX), up 5.4%, SunPower Corporation ( SPWR), up 2.8%, Agilent Technologies ( A), up 1.6%, Linear Technology ( LLTC), up 1.5% and Ametek ( AME), up 0.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Applied Materials ( AMAT), down 2.5%, Kyocera Corporation ( KYO), down 2.2%, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering ( ASX), down 1.3%, LG.Display Company ( LPL), down 1.0% and Micron Technology ( MU), down 0.6%.

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

5. SunEdison ( SUNE) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, SunEdison is up $0.50 (3.7%) to $13.78 on light volume. Thus far, 2.9 million shares of SunEdison exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $13.15-$13.83 after having opened the day at $13.15 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.28.

SunEdison, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells silicon wafers. The company is also involved in developing and selling photovoltaic energy solutions. It operates in two segments, Semiconductor Materials and Solar Energy. SunEdison has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are unchanged year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate SunEdison a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates SunEdison as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. Get the full SunEdison Ratings Report now.

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