4 Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | September 25, 2013 11:30 am

The grades of four Semiconductor stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

This week, FSI International (NASDAQ:FSII[2]) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). 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].

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR (NYSE:TSM[4]) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to an A. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing makes semiconductors based on its own or third-party proprietary integrated circuit designs. The stock price has risen 10.5% over the past month, better than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSM stock[5].

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE[6]) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. SunEdison develops, manufactures, and sells silicon wafers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SUNE stock[7].

Himax Technologies, Inc. Sponsored ADR (NASDAQ:HIMX[8]) is seeing ratings go up from a B last week to an A this week. Himax Technologies designs and manufactures integrated circuits. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIMX stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

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. SUNE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SUNE
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SUNE stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SUNE
  8. HIMX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HIMX
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HIMX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HIMX
  10. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  11. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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