by Portfolio Grader | September 19, 2012 3:45 pm
The overall ratings of ten Semiconductor stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
This week, Silicon Image (NASDAQ:SIMG) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Silicon Image designs, develops, and markets semiconductor solutions for applications that require high-bandwidth, integrated solutions for high-speed data communications. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Equity and Margin Growth, SIMG also gets F’s. The price of SIMG dropped 6.8% from a month ago, worse than the Nasdaq’s 3.3% increase for the same period. To get an in-depth look at SIMG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SIMG stock.
The rating of Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) declines this week from a C to a D. Intel designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The stock price has fallen 11.2% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of INTC stock.
This is a rough week for Linear Technolog (NASDAQ:LLTC). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Linear Technology designs, manufactures, and markets a line of linear integrated circuits. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. For a full analysis of LLTC stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Slipping from a C to a D rating, ATMI (NASDAQ:ATMI) takes a hit this week. ATMI supplies materials, materials packaging, and materials delivery systems used worldwide in the production of microelectronics devices. The stock also rates an F in Margin Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ATMI stock.
This week, Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM) drops from a C to a D rating. Maxim Integrated Products designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits. Over the past month, shares of the company dropped 4.2%. To get an in-depth look at MXIM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MXIM stock.
Tessera Technologies (NASDAQ:TSRA) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D rating. Tessera Technologies invests in, licenses and delivers miniaturization technologies for electronic devices. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Surprise, and Equity. Margin Growth and Sales Growth also get F’s. For a full analysis of TSRA stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
The rating of Nova Measuring Instruments (NASDAQ:NVMI) slips from a C to a D. Nova Measuring Instruments develops, produces, and markets monitoring and measurement systems for the semiconductor manufacturing industry. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NVMI stock.
EZchip Semiconductor (NASDAQ:EZCH) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. EZchip Semiconductor engages in the development and marketing of Ethernet network processors for networking equipment. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Sales Growth. As of Sept. 19, 17% of outstanding EZchip Semiconductor shares were held short. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 81.3. For a full analysis of EZCH stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
MEMC Electronic Materials‘s (NYSE:WFR) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). MEMC Electronic manufactures and sells wafers and related products to the semiconductor and solar industries. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Equity, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth. As of Sept. 19, 10.3% of outstanding MEMC Electronic Materials shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at WFR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WFR stock.
This week, Avago Technologie‘s (NASDAQ:AVGO) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Avago Technologies designs, develops, and supplies a range of analog semiconductor devices, focusing on III-V based products. Shares of the company are down 4.6% from a month ago. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AVGO stock.
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