5 Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

ASML, ISSI, MKSI, AUTH, ASMI, top weekly rankings

   
5 Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of five Semiconductor stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

ASML (NASDAQ:ASML) is showing solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B (“buy”) to an A (“strong buy”). ASML engages in designing, manufacturing, marketing, and servicing semiconductor processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, ASML also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ASML stock.

Integrated Silicon Solution (NASDAQ:ISSI) earns a B (“buy”) this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Integrated Silicon Solution develops and markets memory devices, including standard access memory, specialty dynamic random access memory, and nonvolatile memory. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 5.2. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ISSI stock.

This week, MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI) is moving up from a C to a B rating. MKS Instruments provides instruments, subsystems, and process control solutions that measure, control, power, monitor, and analyze critical parameters to improve the process performance and productivity of advanced manufacturing processes. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MKSI stock.

This is a strong week for AuthenTec (NASDAQ:AUTH). The company’s rating is climbing to A from the previous week’s B. AuthenTec provides mobile and network security solutions for enterprise, government, and consumer markets worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AUTH stock.

ASM (NASDAQ:ASMI) jumps from a C to a B. ASM is a semiconductor capital equipment supplier engaged in the design, manufacture, and sale of production systems and services for the production of semiconductor devices or integrated circuits. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ASMI stock.

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here.


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