The ratings of seven Semiconductor stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Inphi Corp. (NYSE:IPHI) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). Inphi is a fabless provider of high-speed analog semiconductor solutions for the communications and computing markets. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprise, and Margin Growth, IPHI also gets an F. The stock price has fallen 9.5% over the past month, worse than the 7.5% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPHI stock.
This is a rough week for Nanometrics Inc. (NASDAQ:NANO). The company’s rating falls to F from the previous week’s D. Nanometrics manufactures film thickness and overlay metrology systems. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 49.60. For a full analysis of NANO stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Silicon Image (NASDAQ:SIMG) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. 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, Earnings Revisions, and Margin Growth. To get an in-depth look at SIMG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SIMG stock.
Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR) earns an F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. Altera Corporation designs and manufactures such items as programmable logic devices, HardCopy ASIC devices, pre-defined design building blocks, cores, and associated development tools. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Revisions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ALTR stock.
Entropic Communications (NASDAQ:ENTR) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Entropic Communications designs, develops and outsources the manufacture of semiconductors. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Margin Growth. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 76.60. For a full analysis of ENTR stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Amkor Technology (NASDAQ:AMKR) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s D to an F. Amkor Technology provides outsourced semiconductor packaging and test services in the United States and internationally. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprise, and Cash Flow. As of Jan. 30, 2013, 10.7% of outstanding Amkor Technology shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at AMKR, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMKR stock.
This week, LSI Corp.’s (NASDAQ:LSI) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. LSI Corp. designs, develops, and markets high-performance storage and networking semiconductors. Its products include integrated circuits that are used in disk drives, solid state drives, high-speed communications systems, computer servers, storage systems, and personal computers. These integrated … The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. For a full analysis of LSI stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
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