by Portfolio Grader | April 24, 2013 10:05 am
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”).
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.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM) earns an A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing makes semiconductors based on its own or third-party proprietary integrated circuit designs. Shares of TSM have increased 8.4% over the past month, better than the 1.7% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSM stock.
Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to an A. Himax Technologies designs and manufactures integrated circuits. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIMX 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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