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”).

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. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Revisions, KLIC also gets an F. For a full analysis of KLIC stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

The rating of NeoPhotonics Corp. (NYSE:NPTN) slips from a C 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. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NPTN stock.

This week, ASM’s (NASDAQ:ASMI) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. 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.

Slipping from a C to a D rating, Skyworks Solution (NASDAQ:SWKS) takes a hit this week. Skyworks Solutions is an innovator of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors. The stock price has dropped 6.4% over the past month, worse than the 1.1% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of SWKS stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This week, RF Micro Devices (NASDAQ:RFMD) drops from a C to a D rating. RF Micro Devices designs, develops, and markets proprietary radio frequency integrated circuits. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Margin Growth. To get an in-depth look at RFMD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RFMD stock.

Silicon Laboratorie (NASDAQ:SLAB) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SLAB stock.

This is a rough week for MaxLinea (NYSE:MXL). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. 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.

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