3 Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | May 22, 2013 10:05 am

Three Semiconductor stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

FSI International (NASDAQ:FSII[2]) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. 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[3].

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM[4]) is seeing ratings go up from a B last week to an A this week. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing makes semiconductors based on its own or third-party proprietary integrated circuit designs. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSM stock[5].

This week, Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX[6]) pushes up from a B to an A rating. Himax Technologies designs and manufactures integrated circuits. The stock price has risen 39.9% over the past month, better than the 7.1% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIMX stock[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] 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[9].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. FSII: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FSII
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FSII stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FSII
  4. TSM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TSM
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TSM
  6. HIMX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HIMX
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIMX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HIMX
  8. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  9. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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