3 Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 7, 2013 10:30 am

The grades of three Semiconductor stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

FSI International (NASDAQ:FSII[2]) 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[3].

This week, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (NYSE:TSM[4]) pushes up from a B to an A rating. 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[5].

Himax Technologies (NASDAQ:HIMX[6]) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to an A. Himax Technologies designs and manufactures integrated circuits. The stock price has risen 22.3% over the past month, better 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 HIMX stock[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] 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[9].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. FSII: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FSII
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FSII stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FSII
  4. TSM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TSM
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TSM
  6. HIMX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HIMX
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIMX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HIMX
  8. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  9. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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