by Portfolio Grader | April 3, 2013 10:00 am
Three Semiconductor stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
This week, FSI International (NASDAQ:FSII) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). 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) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B 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.
The rating of Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX) moves up this week, rising from a B to an A. Himax Technologies designs and manufactures integrated circuits. The stock price has risen 25.4% over the past month, better than the 2.3% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIMX stock.
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