3 Stocks Improving Performance Of The Electronics Industry

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Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 67 points (-0.4%) at 17,031 as of Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,211 issues advancing vs. 1,801 declining with 159 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. A company within the industry that fell today was LG Display ( LPL), up 2.0%.

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

3. Amphenol ( APH) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, Amphenol is up $1.39 (1.4%) to $104.40 on heavy volume. Thus far, 458,926 shares of Amphenol exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 510,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $103.67-$104.74 after having opened the day at $104.11 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $103.01.

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Amphenol Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets electrical, electronic, and fiber optic connectors; interconnect systems, antennas, sensors, and sensor-based products; and coaxial and specialty cables worldwide. Amphenol has a market cap of $16.2 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 15.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate Amphenol a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Amphenol as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Amphenol Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, ASML ( ASML) is up $3.60 (3.7%) to $99.72 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.6 million shares of ASML exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 982,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $96.08-$101.28 after having opened the day at $96.08 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $96.12.

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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 $42.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 2.6% 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 3 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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1. As of noon trading, Avago Technologies ( AVGO) is up $2.02 (2.5%) to $84.11 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.5 million shares of Avago Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $82.40-$85.14 after having opened the day at $82.97 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $82.09.

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Avago Technologies Limited is engaged 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 $20.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 55.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 14 analysts who rate Avago Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 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 robust revenue growth and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Avago Technologies 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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