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12 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

AIXG, HSOL, SPIL, TSL, CODE, JKS, NPTN, PMCS, RMBS, STP, COHU, SPWR slump in weekly rankings

   

This week, the ratings of 12 Semiconductor stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Aixtron (NASDAQ:AIXG) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Aixtron provides deposition equipment, such as that used in lighting, fiber optic communication systems, and mobile telephone applications, to the semiconductor industry. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth, AIXG also gets F’s. For a full analysis of AIXG stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This week, Hanwha SolarOne (NASDAQ:HSOL) drops from a D to an F rating. Solarfun Power Holdings manufactures photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules, provides PV cell processing services to convert silicon wafers into PV cells, and supplies solar system integration services in China. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Cash Flow. Margin Growth and Sales Growth also get F’s. The stock price has dropped 9.3% over the past month, worse than the 2.2% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HSOL stock.

Siliconware Precision Industries’ (NASDAQ:SPIL) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Siliconware Precision Industries provides semiconductor packaging and testing services. To get an in-depth look at SPIL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SPIL stock.

Slipping from a D to an F rating, Trina Solar (NYSE:TSL) takes a hit this week. Trina Solar designs, develops, manufactures and sells photovoltaic modules. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Cash Flow. Margin Growth and Sales Growth also get F’s. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 6% over the past month. As of Feb. 13, 2013, 22.7% of outstanding Trina Solar shares were held short. For a full analysis of TSL stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Spansion (NYSE:CODE) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Spansion is a semiconductor device company, which is dedicated to designing, developing, manufacturing, licensing, marketing and selling Flash memory technology and solutions. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions and Margin Growth. The stock price has fallen 9.5% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CODE stock.

JinkoSolar (NYSE:JKS) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C to a D. JinkoSolar Holding produces silicon wafers, solar cells, and solar modules. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Equity. Cash Flow, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth also get F’s. To get an in-depth look at JKS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JKS stock.

This is a rough week for NeoPhotonics Corp. (NYSE:NPTN). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. NeoPhotonics designs, manufacturers, and markets standard and semi custom planar light wave circuits for metro access and other advanced optical communications platforms. The stock gets F’s in Equity, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth. For a full analysis of NPTN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

The rating of PMC-Sierra (NASDAQ:PMCS) declines this week from a D to an F. 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. To get an in-depth look at PMCS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PMCS stock.

Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to an F. Rambus is a technology licensing company and focuses on the design, development and licensing of chip interface technologies and architectures that are foundational to nearly all digital electronics products. In Equity, Cash Flow, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth the stock gets F’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RMBS stock.

Suntech Power Holdings’ (NYSE:STP) rating weakens this week, dropping to an F versus last week’s D. Suntech Power Holdings is a solar energy company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets PV cells and molecules. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Equity, and Cash Flow. Margin Growth and Sales Growth also get F’s. Share prices fell 15.1% over the past month. As of Feb. 13, 2013, 13.9% of outstanding Suntech Power Holdings shares were held short. For a full analysis of STP stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Cohu Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) earns an F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. Cohu develops, manufactures, markets, sells, and services test handling and burn-in related equipment and thermal sub-systems for the global semiconductor industry. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Equity. Margin Growth and Sales Growth also get F’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of COHU stock.

Slipping from C to a D rating, SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) takes a hit this week. 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.

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