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9 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

AVGO, CAVM, SOL, UCTT, SPWR, PMCS, SIMG, SLAB, MXIM slump in weekly rankings

   

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

Avago Technologie (NASDAQ:AVGO) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Avago Technologies designs, develops, and supplies a range of analog semiconductor devices, focusing on III-V based products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AVGO stock.

Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Cavium designs, develops and markets semiconductor processors for intelligent and secure networks. In Earnings Growth, Equity, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth the stock gets F’s. The stock price has dropped 9.1% over the past month, worse than the 1.2% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. As of Dec. 26, 2012, 14% of outstanding Cavium shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at CAVM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CAVM stock.

The rating of ReneSola (NYSE:SOL) slips from C to a D. ReneSola develops, manufactures and sells solar wafers, which are thin sheets of crystalline silicon material mainly made by slicing monocrystalline or multicrystalline ingots. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Equity. Cash Flow and Margin Growth also get F’s. For a full analysis of SOL stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Ultra Clean Holdings (NASDAQ:UCTT) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Ultra Clean Holdings is a developer and supplier of critical subsystems, mainly for the semiconductor capital equipment industry. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Earnings Revisions. To get an in-depth look at UCTT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UCTT stock.

SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. SunPower is a vertically integrated solar products and services company that designs, manufactures, and delivers solar electric systems worldwide for residential, commercial, and utility-scale power plant customers. The stock gets F’s in Equity, Cash Flow, and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SPWR stock.

PMC-Sierra (NASDAQ:PMCS) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to an F. PMC-Sierra designs, develops, markets, and supports semiconductor networking solutions. To get an in-depth look at PMCS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PMCS stock.

This week, Silicon Image’s (NASDAQ:SIMG) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Silicon Image designs, develops, and markets semiconductor solutions for applications that require high-bandwidth, integrated solutions for high-speed data communications. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Margin Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SIMG stock.

Silicon Laboratorie (NASDAQ:SLAB) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Silicon Laboratories designs and develops proprietary, analog-intensive and mixed-signal integrated circuits that can be used in a range of applications. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 31.60. For a full analysis of SLAB stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This is a rough week for Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. 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.

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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