by Portfolio Grader | April 24, 2013 8:00 am
For the current week, the overall ratings of seven Semiconductor stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Kulicke & Soffa (NASDAQ:KLIC) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Kulicke & Soffa designs, manufactures, and markets capital equipment, related spare parts, and packaging materials used to assemble semiconductor devices. KLIC also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Revisions. The stock price has dropped 5.6% over the past month, worse than the 1.1% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. To get an in-depth look at KLIC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KLIC stock.
The rating of NeoPhotonics Corp. (NYSE:NPTN) declines this week from a C to a D. NeoPhotonics designs, manufacturers, and markets standard and semi custom planar light wave circuits for metro access and other advanced optical communications platforms. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth. For a full analysis of NPTN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
ASM’s (NASDAQ:ASMI) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. ASM is a semiconductor capital equipment supplier engaged in the design, manufacture, and sale of production systems and services for the production of semiconductor devices or integrated circuits. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Earnings Revisions. Earnings Surprise and Margin Growth also get F’s. The stock price has fallen 8.4% over the past month. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 242.50. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ASMI stock.
This week, Skyworks Solution’s (NASDAQ:SWKS) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. Skyworks Solutions is an innovator of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors. To get an in-depth look at SWKS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWKS stock.
RF Micro Devices (NASDAQ:RFMD) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. RF Micro Devices designs, develops, and markets proprietary radio frequency integrated circuits. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Margin Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RFMD stock.
This is a rough week for Silicon Laboratorie (NASDAQ:SLAB). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Silicon Laboratories designs and develops proprietary, analog-intensive and mixed-signal integrated circuits that can be used in a range of applications. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 27.70. For a full analysis of SLAB stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
The rating of MaxLinea (NYSE:MXL) slips from a C to a D. MaxLinear provides integrated, radio-frequency analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for broadband communications applications. The stock also gets an F in Equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MXL stock.
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