All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 86 points (-0.5%) at 17,416 as of Thursday, March 24, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,023 issues advancing vs. 1,858 declining with 178 unchanged.

The Electronics industry currently sits down 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.6%. A company within the industry that increased today was Corning ( GLW), up 0.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Flextronics International ( FLEX), down 2.4%, Applied Materials ( AMAT), down 1.4%, ABB ( ABB), down 1.3%, ASML ( ASML), down 1.2% and AMETEK ( AME), down 1.2%.

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

3. Siliconware Precision Industries ( SPIL) is one of the companies pushing the Electronics industry higher today. As of noon trading, Siliconware Precision Industries is up $0.58 (7.8%) to $7.94 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Siliconware Precision Industries exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 932,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $7.47-$7.98 after having opened the day at $7.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $7.37.

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Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. provides semiconductor packaging and testing services to semiconductor suppliers worldwide. Siliconware Precision Industries has a market cap of $4.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 5.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are no analysts who rate Siliconware Precision Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Siliconware Precision Industries 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, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Siliconware Precision Industries Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Microsemi ( MSCC) is up $1.08 (2.9%) to $38.14 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.5 million shares of Microsemi exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.80-$38.27 after having opened the day at $36.88 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $37.06.

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Microsemi Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Microsemi has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 13.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 9 analysts who rate Microsemi a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Microsemi 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, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Microsemi Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Amphenol ( APH) is up $0.46 (0.8%) to $57.32 on average volume. Thus far, 1.0 million shares of Amphenol exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $56.32-$57.43 after having opened the day at $56.35 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.86.

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Amphenol Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, primarily designs, manufactures, and markets electrical, electronic, and fiber optic connectors worldwide. It operates through two segments, Interconnect Products and Assemblies, and Cable Products and Solutions. Amphenol has a market cap of $17.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 8.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Amphenol a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Amphenol as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. 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 Amphenol 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).