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7 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

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

   

This week, the ratings of seven Semiconductor stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Kulicke & Soffa’s (NASDAQ:KLIC) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. 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 a full analysis of KLIC stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

NeoPhotonics Corp. (NYSE:NPTN) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. NeoPhotonics designs, manufacturers, and markets standard and semi custom planar light wave circuits for metro access and other advanced optical communications platforms. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth. To get an in-depth look at NPTN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NPTN stock.

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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ASMI stock.

Skyworks Solution (NASDAQ:SWKS) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. Skyworks Solutions is an innovator of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors. To get an in-depth look at SWKS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWKS stock.

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 a full analysis of RFMD stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 28.40. For more information, 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. To get an in-depth look at MXL, 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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