7 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

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

   
7 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

For the current week, the overall ratings of seven Semiconductor stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Grader database. 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. For 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.

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. 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) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s C 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. The stock price has fallen 6.3% over the past month, worse than the 1.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, 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. To get an in-depth look at SWKS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWKS stock.

RF Micro Devices’ (NASDAQ:RFMD) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. 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.

This week, Silicon Laboratorie’s (NASDAQ:SLAB) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. 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 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 more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MXL stock.

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