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7 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

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

   

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”).

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. To get an in-depth look at KLIC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KLIC stock.

NeoPhotonics Corp. (NYSE:NPTN) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops 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. In Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth the stock gets F’s. For a full analysis of NPTN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This week, ASM (NASDAQ:ASMI) drops from a C to a D rating. 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 receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Earnings Revisions. Earnings Surprise and Margin Growth also get F’s. To get an in-depth look at ASMI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ASMI stock.

Skyworks Solution (NASDAQ:SWKS) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. Skyworks Solutions is an innovator of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors. For a full analysis of SWKS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

Slipping from a C to a D rating, RF Micro Devices (NASDAQ:RFMD) takes a hit this week. 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.

Silicon Laboratorie (NASDAQ:SLAB) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a 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. 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 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 a full analysis of MXL stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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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