3 Stocks Improving Performance Of The Electronics Industry

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 81 points (0.5%) at 17,082 as of Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,780 issues advancing vs. 1,159 declining with 188 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. A company within the industry that increased today was LG Display ( LPL), up 1.1%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

3. ASML ( ASML) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, ASML is up $1.86 (2.0%) to $95.35 on light volume. Thus far, 233,951 shares of ASML exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 985,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $94.39-$95.53 after having opened the day at $94.51 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $93.49.

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ASML Holding N.V. designs, manufactures, markets, and services semiconductor processing equipment used in the fabrication of intercircuits worldwide. ASML has a market cap of $41.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 0.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate ASML a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates ASML as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full ASML Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, TE Connectivity ( TEL) is up $0.54 (0.9%) to $62.66 on light volume. Thus far, 328,403 shares of TE Connectivity exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $62.34-$63.02 after having opened the day at $62.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $62.12.

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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 $25.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 12.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate TE Connectivity a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth 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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1. As of noon trading, Eaton ( ETN) is up $0.52 (0.7%) to $70.33 on light volume. Thus far, 781,671 shares of Eaton exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $70.06-$70.63 after having opened the day at $70.31 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $69.81.

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Eaton Corporation plc operates as a power management company worldwide. Eaton has a market cap of $33.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 8.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 9 analysts who rate Eaton a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Eaton as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Eaton Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 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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