9 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

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

   
9 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

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

This week, Avago Technologie (NASDAQ:AVGO) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Avago Technologies designs, develops, and supplies a range of analog semiconductor devices, focusing on III-V based products. The stock price has fallen 9.8% over the past month, worse than the Nasdaq, which has held flat over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at AVGO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AVGO stock.

Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. 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 fallen 11.4% over the past month. As of Jan. 2, 2013, 13.6% of outstanding Cavium shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CAVM stock.

This week, ReneSola (NYSE:SOL) drops from C to a D rating. 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 gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Equity. Cash Flow and Margin Growth also get F’s. To get an in-depth look at SOL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SOL stock.

Ultra Clean Holdings’ (NASDAQ:UCTT) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UCTT stock.

This week, SunPower’s (NASDAQ:SPWR) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. 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 a full analysis of SPWR stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

PMC-Sierra (NASDAQ:PMCS) earns an F this week, falling from last week’s grade of D. PMC-Sierra designs, develops, markets, and supports semiconductor networking solutions. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Equity. Cash Flow, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth also get F’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PMCS stock.

The rating of Silicon Image (NASDAQ:SIMG) declines this week from C to a D. 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. To get an in-depth look at SIMG, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SIMG stock.

Silicon Laboratorie (NASDAQ:SLAB) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from C to a D. 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 31.40. 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. For more information, 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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