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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 24 points (-0.1%) at 16,982 as of Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,291 issues advancing vs. 1,724 declining with 155 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include United Microelectronics ( UMC), up 7.5%, AU Optronics ( AUO), up 4.1%, Siliconware Precision Industries ( SPIL), up 3.0%, Corning ( GLW), up 2.4% and Eaton ( ETN), up 1.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include STMicroelectronics ( STM), down 10.9%, Garmin ( GRMN), down 5.0%, FEI ( FEIC), down 4.5%, Freescale Semiconductor ( FSL), down 2.2% and Sensata Technologies Holding N.V ( ST), down 1.9%.

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

3. Triquint Semiconductor ( TQNT) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, Triquint Semiconductor is up $0.80 (4.3%) to $19.23 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.3 million shares of Triquint Semiconductor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $18.93-$19.60 after having opened the day at $19.17 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $18.43.

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TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. provides a portfolio of radio frequency (RF) solutions for mobile device, networks infrastructure, and defense and aerospace markets worldwide. Triquint Semiconductor has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 121.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Triquint Semiconductor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Triquint Semiconductor as a hold. 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 and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Triquint Semiconductor Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, RF Micro Devices ( RFMD) is up $0.46 (4.1%) to $11.51 on heavy volume. Thus far, 9.4 million shares of RF Micro Devices exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $11.33-$11.79 after having opened the day at $11.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.06.

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RF Micro Devices, Inc. is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of radio frequency (RF) solutions for original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers in wireless and wired communications applications in the United States and internationally. RF Micro Devices has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 114.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 9 analysts who rate RF Micro Devices a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates RF Micro Devices as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full RF Micro Devices Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Skyworks Solutions ( SWKS) is up $0.51 (0.9%) to $56.32 on light volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Skyworks Solutions exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $55.37-$56.69 after having opened the day at $55.37 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $55.81.

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Skyworks Solutions, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides analog semiconductors worldwide. Skyworks Solutions has a market cap of $10.4 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 95.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 analysts who rate Skyworks Solutions a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Skyworks Solutions 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, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Skyworks Solutions 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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