4 Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | October 3, 2013 2:00 pm

4 Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of four 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”).

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MTSI[2]) 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[3].

This week, FSI International (NASDAQ:FSII[4]) 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[5].

This is a strong week for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR (NYSE:TSM[6]). 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[7].

This week, Himax Technologies, Inc. Sponsored ADR’s (NASDAQ:HIMX[8]) 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[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. MTSI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MTSI
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MTSI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MTSI
  4. FSII: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FSII
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FSII stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=FSII
  6. TSM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TSM
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TSM
  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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