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One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 55 points (0.3%) at 18,183 as of Monday, March 23, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,001 issues advancing vs. 987 declining with 152 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Semiconductor Manufacturing International C ( SMI), up 4.9%, Kyocera ( KYO), up 2.2% and Avago Technologies ( AVGO), up 0.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include IPG Photonics ( IPGP), down 4.1%, NXP Semiconductors ( NXPI), down 1.2%, Broadcom ( BRCM), down 1.2% and LG Display ( LPL), down 1.1%.

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

3. ABB ( ABB) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, ABB is up $0.20 (0.9%) to $21.61 on average volume. Thus far, 1.0 million shares of ABB exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $21.52-$21.67 after having opened the day at $21.62 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $21.41.

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ABB Ltd provides power and automation technologies for utility and industrial customers worldwide. ABB has a market cap of $47.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 1.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates ABB a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates ABB as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full ABB Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, ASML ( ASML) is up $0.92 (0.8%) to $111.08 on average volume. Thus far, 305,034 shares of ASML exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 741,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $109.93-$111.20 after having opened the day at $110.35 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $110.16.

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ASML Holding N.V. engages in the development, production, marketing, sale, and servicing of advanced semiconductor equipment systems with a focus on lithography related systems worldwide. ASML has a market cap of $46.4 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 2.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 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 largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, notable return on equity 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 ASML Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Corning ( GLW) is up $0.19 (0.8%) to $23.58 on light volume. Thus far, 2.4 million shares of Corning exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $23.36-$23.64 after having opened the day at $23.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $23.39.

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Corning Incorporated manufactures and sells specialty glasses, ceramics, and related materials worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Display Technologies, Optical Communications, Environmental Technologies, Specialty Materials, and Life Sciences. Corning has a market cap of $29.3 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 2.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate Corning a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Corning 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, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Corning 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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