7 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 6, 2013 8:00 pm

7 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

The overall ratings of seven Semiconductor stocks are down on Portfolio Grader[1] this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, Alpha & Omega Semiconducto (NASDAQ:AOSL[2]) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Alpha & Omega Semiconductor designs, develops, and supplies a range of power semiconductors worldwide. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Revisions and Earnings Surprise, AOSL also gets F’s. The stock price has dropped 8.9% over the past month, worse than the 2.3% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at AOSL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AOSL stock[3].

Integrated Silicon Solution’s (NASDAQ:ISSI[4]) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Integrated Silicon Solution develops and markets memory devices, including standard access memory, specialty dynamic random access memory, and nonvolatile memory. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Earnings Revisions. Earnings Surprise and Margin Growth also get F’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ISSI stock[5].

Broadcom (NASDAQ:BRCM[6]) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s D to an F. Broadcom makes semiconductors for wired and wireless communications. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 26.00. To get an in-depth look at BRCM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BRCM stock[7].

Power Integrations (NASDAQ:POWI[8]) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Power Integrations designs, develops, and markets analog integrated circuits for use in alternating current to direct current power conversion. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Margin Growth. For a full analysis of POWI stock, visit Portfolio Grader[9].

This week, EZchip Semiconductor (NASDAQ:EZCH[10]) drops from C to a D rating. EZchip Semiconductor engages in the development and marketing of Ethernet network processors for networking equipment. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 9% over the past month. As of Feb. 6, 2013, 14% of outstanding EZchip Semiconductor shares were held short. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 205.30. To get an in-depth look at EZCH, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EZCH stock[11].

The rating of Nova Measuring Instruments (NASDAQ:NVMI[12]) declines this week from C to a D. Nova Measuring Instruments develops, produces, and markets monitoring and measurement systems for the semiconductor manufacturing industry. For a full analysis of NVMI stock, visit Portfolio Grader[13].

Integrated Device Technology (NASDAQ:IDTI[14]) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from C to a D. Integrated Device Technology designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a variety of semiconductor products and modules. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Margin Growth. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 366.00. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IDTI stock[15].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[16] 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[17].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. AOSL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AOSL
  3. To get an in-depth look at AOSL, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AOSL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AOSL
  4. ISSI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ISSI
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ISSI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ISSI
  6. BRCM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BRCM
  7. To get an in-depth look at BRCM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BRCM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BRCM
  8. POWI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=POWI
  9. For a full analysis of POWI stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=POWI
  10. EZCH: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EZCH
  11. To get an in-depth look at EZCH, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EZCH stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EZCH
  12. NVMI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NVMI
  13. For a full analysis of NVMI stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NVMI
  14. IDTI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IDTI
  15. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IDTI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IDTI
  16. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  17. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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