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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