3 Stocks Boosting The Electronics 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 27 points (0.2%) at 17,793 as of Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,256 issues advancing vs. 1,750 declining with 142 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include Marvell Technology Group ( MRVL), up 2.2%, and Mettler-Toledo International ( MTD), up 1.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include ASM International ( ASMI), down 6.3%, Micron Technology ( MU), down 3.0%, United Microelectronics ( UMC), down 2.4%, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering ( ASX), down 1.9% and LG Display ( LPL), down 1.6%.

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

3. Texas Instruments ( TXN) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, Texas Instruments is up $0.34 (0.6%) to $53.16 on average volume. Thus far, 2.2 million shares of Texas Instruments exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $52.44-$53.29 after having opened the day at $52.84 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.82.

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Texas Instruments Incorporated designs, manufactures, and sells semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers worldwide. It operates through two segments, Analog and Embedded Processing. Texas Instruments has a market cap of $56.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 1.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate Texas Instruments a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 15 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Texas Instruments 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, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Texas Instruments Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ( TSM) is up $0.18 (0.8%) to $22.83 on average volume. Thus far, 8.0 million shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 13.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $22.71-$23.10 after having opened the day at $22.87 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $22.65.

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited engages in the computer-aided design, manufacture, packaging, testing, sale, and marketing of integrated circuits and other semiconductor devices. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has a market cap of $118.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 1.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing 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. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Intel ( INTC) is up $0.16 (0.5%) to $31.46 on average volume. Thus far, 18.8 million shares of Intel exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 32.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $31.15-$31.66 after having opened the day at $31.33 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.30.

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Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide. It operates through PC Client Group, Data Center Group, Internet of Things Group, Mobile and Communications Group, Software and Services, and All Other segments. Intel has a market cap of $151.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 13.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 19 analysts who rate Intel a buy, 5 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Intel 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, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Intel 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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