by Portfolio Grader | June 5, 2013 12:00 pm
This week, three Semiconductor stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
FSI International (NASDAQ:FSII) 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.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing’s (NYSE:TSM) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s B. 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.
This is a strong week for Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. Himax Technologies designs and manufactures integrated circuits. The stock price has risen 8.9% over the past month, better than the 1.5% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIMX 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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