6 Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

FSII, GSIT, SWKS, SPIL, CODE, KLIC improve in weekly rankings

   
6 Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of six 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.

This week, FSI International (NASDAQ:FSII) 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. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Sales Growth, FSII also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FSII stock.

GSI Technology (NASDAQ:GSIT) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. GSI Technology, Inc. was incorporated in California in 1995 under the name Giga Semiconductor, Inc. The Company changed its name to GSI Technology in December 2003 and reincorporated in Delaware in June 2004 under the name GSI Technology, Inc. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GSIT stock.

Skyworks Solution (NASDAQ:SWKS) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Skyworks Solutions is an innovator of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors. The stock price has risen 7.1% over the past month, better than the 4.1% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWKS stock.

Siliconware Precision Industries (NASDAQ:SPIL) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Siliconware Precision Industries provides semiconductor packaging and testing services. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 14.3% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SPIL stock.

Spansion (NYSE:CODE) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Spansion is a semiconductor device company, which is dedicated to designing, developing, manufacturing, licensing, marketing and selling Flash memory technology and solutions. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 9.7% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CODE stock.

Kulicke & Soffa (NASDAQ:KLIC) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Kulicke & Soffa designs, manufactures, and markets capital equipment, related spare parts, and packaging materials used to assemble semiconductor devices. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 16.4% over the past month. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 5.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KLIC 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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