by Portfolio Grader | March 27, 2013 9:00 am
This week, three Semiconductor stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
This week, FSI International (NASDAQ:FSII) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. 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) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to an A. Himax Technologies designs and manufactures integrated circuits. The stock price has risen 44.4% over the past month, better than the 3.9% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIMX stock.
This is a strong week for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. 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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