Today's Top Performers In Electronics

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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 16,344 as of Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,931 issues advancing vs. 985 declining with 162 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include LG.Display Company ( LPL), up 1.3%, and Ametek ( AME), up 0.9%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include United Microelectronics ( UMC), down 2.2%, and Kyocera Corporation ( KYO), down 2.2%.

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

5. Avago Technologies ( AVGO) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, Avago Technologies is up $0.39 (0.8%) to $52.45 on light volume. Thus far, 360,649 shares of Avago Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $52.24-$52.79 after having opened the day at $52.31 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.06.

Avago Technologies Limited engages in the design, development, and supply of analog semiconductor devices with a focus on III-V based products. Avago Technologies has a market cap of $12.8 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 63.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Avago Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Avago Technologies 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, solid stock price performance, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Avago Technologies Ratings Report now.

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