13 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | November 7, 2012 10:28 am

For the current week, the overall ratings of 13 Semiconductor stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Skyworks Solution (NASDAQ:SWKS[2]) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Skyworks Solutions is an innovator of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors. The stock price has fallen 11.3% over the past month, worse than the 4% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at SWKS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWKS stock[3].

Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE:FCS[4]) earns a F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Fairchild Semiconductor International is a global supplier of high performance products that minimize, convert, manage and distribute power for multiple end markets. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Sales Growth. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 27.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FCS stock[5].

Volterra Semiconductor (NASDAQ:VLTR[6]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to a F rating. Volterra Semiconductor designs, develops, and markets proprietary, high-performance analog and mixed-signal power management semiconductors for the computing, storage, networking, and consumer markets. Share prices fell 11.2% over the past month. For a full analysis of VLTR stock, visit Portfolio Grader[7].

The rating of Inphi Corp. (NYSE:IPHI[8]) declines this week from a D to a F. Inphi is a fabless provider of high-speed analog semiconductor solutions for the communications and computing markets. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise. Equity and Margin Growth also get F’s. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 17.4% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPHI stock[9].

Slipping from a D to a F rating, Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX[10]) takes a hit this week. Lam Research manufactures, markets, and services semiconductor processing equipment used in the making of integrated circuits. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Margin Growth. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 47.20. To get an in-depth look at LRCX, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LRCX stock[11].

Aixtron (NASDAQ:AIXG[12]) earns a F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. Aixtron provides deposition equipment, such as that used in lighting, fiber optic communication systems, and mobile telephone applications, to the semiconductor industry. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Equity. Cash Flow and Margin Growth also get F’s. For a full analysis of AIXG stock, visit Portfolio Grader[13].

The rating of Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM[14]) slips from a C to a D. Maxim Integrated Products designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits. To get an in-depth look at MXIM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MXIM stock[15].

This week, Integrated Device Technology (NASDAQ:IDTI[16]) drops from a D to a F rating. Integrated Device Technology designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a variety of semiconductor products and modules. In Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth the stock gets F’s. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 298.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IDTI stock[17].

Power Integrations‘s (NASDAQ:POWI[18]) rating weakens this week, dropping to a F versus last week’s D. Power Integrations designs, develops, and markets analog integrated circuits for use in alternating current to direct current power conversion. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Margin Growth. For a full analysis of POWI stock, visit Portfolio Grader[19].

GT Advanced Technologies (NASDAQ:GTAT[20]) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops to a F. GT Advanced Technologies manufactures solar power equipment. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Sales Growth. The stock price has fallen 18% over the past month. As of Nov. 7, 2012, 29.6% of outstanding GT Advanced Technologies shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GTAT stock[21].

Spreadtrum Communications (NASDAQ:SPRD[22]) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Spreadtrum designs, develops, and markets baseband processor solutions for the wireless communications market. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Surprise. To get an in-depth look at SPRD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SPRD stock[23].

This week, Pericom Semiconductor‘s (NASDAQ:PSEM[24]) rating worsens to a F from the company’s D rating a week ago. Pericom Semiconductor designs, develops, and markets interface integrated circuits for the transfer, routing, and timing of high-speed digital and analog signals. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 14.8% over the past month. For a full analysis of PSEM stock, visit Portfolio Grader[25].

This is a rough week for Kopin Corp. (NASDAQ:KOPN[26]). The company’s rating falls to F from the previous week’s D. Kopin develops and manufactures semiconductor materials and small form factor displays. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at KOPN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KOPN stock[27].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] 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[28].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. SWKS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWKS
  3. To get an in-depth look at SWKS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWKS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SWKS
  4. FCS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FCS
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FCS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FCS
  6. VLTR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VLTR
  7. For a full analysis of VLTR stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VLTR
  8. IPHI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IPHI
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPHI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IPHI
  10. LRCX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LRCX
  11. To get an in-depth look at LRCX, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LRCX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LRCX
  12. AIXG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AIXG
  13. For a full analysis of AIXG stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AIXG
  14. MXIM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MXIM
  15. To get an in-depth look at MXIM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MXIM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MXIM
  16. IDTI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IDTI
  17. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IDTI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IDTI
  18. POWI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=POWI
  19. For a full analysis of POWI stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=POWI
  20. GTAT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GTAT
  21. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GTAT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GTAT
  22. SPRD: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SPRD
  23. To get an in-depth look at SPRD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SPRD stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SPRD
  24. PSEM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PSEM
  25. For a full analysis of PSEM stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=PSEM
  26. KOPN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KOPN
  27. To get an in-depth look at KOPN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KOPN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KOPN
  28. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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