4 Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | November 28, 2012 5:00 pm

4 Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

This week, four Semiconductor stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Cree (NASDAQ:CREE[2]) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. Cree develops and manufactures semiconductor materials and devices. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Momentum, CREE also gets an A. Shares of CREE have increased 6.8% over the past month, better than the 0.6% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CREE stock[3].

This week, FSI International (NASDAQ:FSII[4]) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. FSI International is a supplier of processing equipment used at key production steps to manufacture microelectronics, including semiconductor devices and thin film heads. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FSII stock[5].

MIPS Technologies (NASDAQ:MIPS[6]) improves from a B to a A rating this week. MIPS Technologies designs high-performance processors and related intellectual property for use in a variety of consumer devices and business equipment. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MIPS stock[7].

This is a strong week for Rudolph Technologies (NASDAQ:RTEC[8]). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Rudolph Technologies is engaged in the design, development, and manufacture of high-performance process control equipment used by semiconductor device manufacturers. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 10.4% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RTEC stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. CREE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CREE
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CREE stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CREE
  4. FSII: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FSII
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FSII stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FSII
  6. MIPS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MIPS
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MIPS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MIPS
  8. RTEC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RTEC
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RTEC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RTEC
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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