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7 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

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

   

For the current week, the overall ratings of seven Semiconductor stocks are worse, 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. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Revisions, KLIC also gets an F. The stock price is currently $11.29, rising in the past seven days. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 28.90. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KLIC stock.

NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE:NPTN) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. NeoPhotonics designs, manufacturers, and markets standard and semi custom planar light wave circuits for metro access and other advanced optical communications platforms. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth. For a full analysis of NPTN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

ASM International NV NY Registered Shs (NASDAQ:ASMI) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. 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 gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Earnings Revisions. Earnings Surprise and Margin Growth also get F’s. To get an in-depth look at ASMI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ASMI stock.

This week, Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) drops from a C to a D rating. Skyworks Solutions is an innovator of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors. The stock price has been on the rise for the past three days, reaching $24.87. For more information, 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 gets an F in Earnings Momentum. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 36.20. To get an in-depth look at SLAB, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SLAB stock.

MaxLinear, Inc. Class A’s (NYSE:MXL) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. MaxLinear provides integrated, radio-frequency analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for broadband communications applications. The stock also gets an F in Equity. The stock price has dropped 11.4% over the past month, worse 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 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.


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