3 Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

FSII, HIMX, TSM improve in weekly rankings


This week, three Semiconductor stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

FSI International (NASDAQ:FSII) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. FSI International is a supplier of processing equipment used at key production steps to manufacture microelectronics, including semiconductor devices and thin film heads. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Sales Growth, FSII also gets A’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FSII stock.

Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) boosts its rating from a B to an A this week. Himax Technologies designs and manufactures integrated circuits. The stock price has risen 33.1% over the past month, better than the 0.5% the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIMX stock.

This week, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing’s (NYSE:TSM) ratings are up from a B last week to an A. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing makes semiconductors based on its own or third-party proprietary integrated circuit designs. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 0.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSM 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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