3 Stocks Pushing The Electronics Industry Higher

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Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 6 points (0.0%) at 17,548 as of Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,802 issues advancing vs. 1,173 declining with 159 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. A company within the industry that increased today was AU Optronics ( AUO), up 3.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Bruker ( BRKR), down 13.6%, Triquint Semiconductor ( TQNT), down 4.5%, Avago Technologies ( AVGO), down 2.5%, ASML ( ASML), down 2.5% and Micron Technology ( MU), down 1.8%.

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

3. LG Display ( LPL) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, LG Display is up $0.27 (1.8%) to $15.29 on average volume. Thus far, 154,204 shares of LG Display exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 365,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $15.13-$15.31 after having opened the day at $15.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.02.

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LG Display Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) panels in the Republic of Korea, the United States, Europe, China, and rest of Asia. LG Display has a market cap of $10.8 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 23.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate LG Display a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates LG Display as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full LG Display Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Mettler-Toledo International ( MTD) is up $11.76 (4.5%) to $275.38 on heavy volume. Thus far, 90,102 shares of Mettler-Toledo International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 118,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $269.26-$277.02 after having opened the day at $272.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $263.62.

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Mettler-Toledo International Inc. supplies precision instruments and services worldwide. The company operates in five segments: U.S. Operations, Swiss Operations, Western European Operations, Chinese Operations, and Other. Mettler-Toledo International has a market cap of $7.5 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 8.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Mettler-Toledo International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Mettler-Toledo International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Mettler-Toledo International Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Emerson Electric ( EMR) is up $0.36 (0.6%) to $65.04 on light volume. Thus far, 797,101 shares of Emerson Electric exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.69-$65.24 after having opened the day at $64.90 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.67.

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Emerson Electric Co., a diversified technology company, designs and supplies products and technology, and delivers engineering services and solutions to the industrial, commercial, and consumer markets worldwide. Emerson Electric has a market cap of $45.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 7.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Emerson Electric a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Emerson Electric as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Emerson Electric 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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