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4 Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

MTSI, FSII, TSM, HIMX improve in weekly rankings

   

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

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTSI) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum, Equity, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth, MTSI also gets A’s. At $17.48, the stock is above the 50-day moving average of $16.27. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MTSI stock.

This week, FSI International (NASDAQ:FSII) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. FSI International is a supplier of processing equipment used at key production steps to manufacture microelectronics, including semiconductor devices and thin film heads. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FSII stock.

This is a strong week for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR (NYSE:TSM). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing makes semiconductors based on its own or third-party proprietary integrated circuit designs. The stock’s price of $17.42 is above the 50-day moving average of $16.79. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSM stock.

This week, Himax Technologies, Inc. Sponsored ADR’s (NASDAQ:HIMX) ratings are up from a B last week to an A. Himax Technologies designs and manufactures integrated circuits. The stock price has risen 50% 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.

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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