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5 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

NVMI, ATMI, CCMP, TSRA, MCHP slump in weekly rankings

   

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

Nova Measuring Instruments (NASDAQ:NVMI) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Nova Measuring Instruments develops, produces, and markets monitoring and measurement systems for the semiconductor manufacturing industry. To get an in-depth look at NVMI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NVMI stock.

ATMI (NASDAQ:ATMI) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. ATMI supplies materials, materials packaging, and materials delivery systems used worldwide in the production of microelectronics devices. The stock also gets an F in Margin Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ATMI stock.

This week, Cabot Microelectronics’ (NASDAQ:CCMP) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Cabot Microelectronics supplies high-performance polishing slurries used in the manufacture of advanced integrated circuit (IC) devices within the semiconductor industry. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprise, and Cash Flow. For a full analysis of CCMP stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Tessera Technologies’ (NASDAQ:TSRA) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. Tessera Technologies invests in, licenses and delivers miniaturization technologies for electronic devices. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSRA stock.

Microchip Technology (NASDAQ:MCHP) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Microchip Technology makes specialized semiconductor products used in a variety of embedded control applications. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Earnings Revisions. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 30.30. For a full analysis of MCHP stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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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