7 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

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

   
7 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the overall grades of seven Semiconductor stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. 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. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Revisions, KLIC also gets an F. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KLIC stock.

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

ASM (NASDAQ:ASMI) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. 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. To get an in-depth look at ASMI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ASMI stock.

This is a rough week for Skyworks Solution (NASDAQ:SWKS). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Skyworks Solutions is an innovator of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors. For a full analysis of SWKS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

The rating of RF Micro Devices (NASDAQ:RFMD) declines this week from a C to a D. 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) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s 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 gets an F in Earnings Momentum. To get an in-depth look at SLAB, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SLAB stock.

This week, MaxLinea’s (NYSE:MXL) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. MaxLinear provides integrated, radio-frequency analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for broadband communications applications. The stock also rates an F in Equity. 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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