3 Electronics Stocks Pushing The Industry Higher

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One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 19 points (0.1%) at 18,317 as of Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,119 issues advancing vs. 1,843 declining with 190 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. A company within the industry that fell today was Intel ( INTC), up 1.2%.

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

3. Analog Devices ( ADI) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, Analog Devices is up $0.65 (1.0%) to $64.01 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.8 million shares of Analog Devices exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $63.65-$64.34 after having opened the day at $63.80 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $63.36.

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Analog Devices, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing integrated circuits (ICs) for use in industrial, automotive, consumer, and communication markets worldwide. Analog Devices has a market cap of $19.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 14.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 11 analysts who rate Analog Devices a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Analog Devices as a buy. 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, solid stock price performance, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Analog Devices Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Lam Research ( LRCX) is up $1.47 (1.9%) to $80.93 on average volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Lam Research exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $80.00-$82.42 after having opened the day at $80.03 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.46.

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Lam Research Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, refurbishes, and services semiconductor processing systems used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. Lam Research has a market cap of $12.5 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 0.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 13 analysts who rate Lam Research a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Lam Research as a buy. 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Lam Research Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Skyworks Solutions ( SWKS) is up $1.51 (1.5%) to $104.54 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.7 million shares of Skyworks Solutions exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $103.32-$105.99 after having opened the day at $103.75 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $103.03.

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Skyworks Solutions, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed signal semiconductors worldwide. Skyworks Solutions has a market cap of $18.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 41.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 13 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. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. 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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