3 Electronics Stocks Pushing The Industry Higher

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One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 7 points (0.0%) at 17,620 as of Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,391 issues advancing vs. 1,566 declining with 174 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the industry include Advanced Semiconductor Engineering ( ASX), up 3.6%, Mettler-Toledo International ( MTD), up 2.2% and Kyocera ( KYO), up 1.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include AU Optronics ( AUO), down 3.5%, SunPower ( SPWR), down 2.9%, Freescale Semiconductor ( FSL), down 2.4%, First Solar ( FSLR), down 1.9% and Maxim Integrated Products ( MXIM), down 1.5%.

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

3. Flextronics International ( FLEX) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, Flextronics International is up $0.12 (1.1%) to $10.86 on light volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Flextronics International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $10.74-$10.87 after having opened the day at $10.74 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $10.74.

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Flextronics International Ltd. provides design, manufacturing, and supply chain services to original equipment manufacturers worldwide. Flextronics International has a market cap of $6.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 39.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate Flextronics International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Flextronics International 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, revenue growth, notable return on equity and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Flextronics International Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Agilent Technologies ( A) is up $0.52 (1.2%) to $42.05 on light volume. Thus far, 1.0 million shares of Agilent Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $41.34-$42.11 after having opened the day at $41.52 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $41.53.

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Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions and services to the life sciences, chemical analysis, diagnostics and genomics, communications, and electronics industries worldwide. Agilent Technologies has a market cap of $13.7 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are down 27.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Agilent Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Agilent Technologies 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 reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Agilent Technologies Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, TE Connectivity ( TEL) is up $0.36 (0.6%) to $61.86 on light volume. Thus far, 369,465 shares of TE Connectivity exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $61.52-$61.98 after having opened the day at $61.52 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $61.50.

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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 $25.4 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 11.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 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 revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full TE Connectivity 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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