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7 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

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


This week, the overall grades of seven Semiconductor stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Kulicke & Soffa designs, manufactures, and markets capital equipment, related spare parts, and packaging materials used to assemble semiconductor devices. KLIC also rates an F in Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Revisions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KLIC stock.

NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE:NPTN) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops 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. In Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth the stock gets F’s. For a full analysis of NPTN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This week, ASM International NV NY Registered Shs’ (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 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 Solutions, Inc. (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, Inc. (NASDAQ:RFMD) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of 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.

Silicon Laboratorie (NASDAQ:SLAB) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. 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 rates an F in Earnings Momentum. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 28.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SLAB stock.

MaxLinear, Inc. Class A (NYSE:MXL) experiences a ratings drop this week, going from last week’s 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.

Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, http://investorplace.com/2013/09/7-semiconductor-stocks-to-sell-now-klic-nptn-asmi-23/.

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