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 37 points (-0.2%) at 18,248 as of Friday, May 22, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,104 issues advancing vs. 1,850 declining with 179 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.0%. Top gainers within the industry include Micron Technology ( MU), up 2.1%, United Microelectronics ( UMC), up 1.8%, Analog Devices ( ADI), up 1.8%, Skyworks Solutions ( SWKS), up 1.2% and Emerson Electric ( EMR), up 0.6%. A company within the industry that fell today was ABB ( ABB), up 0.9%.

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 $0.24 (1.7%) to $14.11 on average volume. Thus far, 196,816 shares of LG Display exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 428,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $14.03-$14.13 after having opened the day at $14.06 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.87.

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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, and Asia. LG Display has a market cap of $10.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 8.4% 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 buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full LG Display Ratings Report now.

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