7 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

KLIC, NPTN, ASMI, SWKS, RFMD, SLAB, MXL slump in weekly rankings

   
7 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

The overall ratings of seven Semiconductor stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, Kulicke & Soffa (NASDAQ:KLIC) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Kulicke & Soffa designs, manufactures, and markets capital equipment, related spare parts, and packaging materials used to assemble semiconductor devices. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Revisions, KLIC also gets an F. To get an in-depth look at KLIC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KLIC stock.

This week, NeoPhotonics Corp. (NYSE:NPTN) drops from C to a D rating. 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 16.9% over the past month, worse than the 2.3% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 222.00. 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.

This is a rough week for RF Micro Devices (NASDAQ:RFMD). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. RF Micro Devices designs, develops, and markets proprietary radio frequency integrated circuits. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Margin Growth. For a full analysis of RFMD stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

The rating of Silicon Laboratorie (NASDAQ:SLAB) slips from C to a D. 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 rates an F in Earnings Momentum. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 28.00. To get an in-depth look at SLAB, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SLAB stock.

The rating of MaxLinea (NYSE:MXL) declines this week from 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. Share prices fell 6.7% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MXL 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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