by Portfolio Grader | December 18, 2013 7:15 am
The grades of four semiconductor stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.
FSI International (FSII) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. 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.
China Sunergy Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR (CSUN) is seeing ratings go up from a B last week to an A this week. China Sunergy designs, develops, manufactures and sells solar cells. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CSUN stock.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR (TSM) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to an A. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing makes semiconductors based on its own or third-party proprietary integrated circuit designs. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSM stock.
Himax Technologies, Inc. Sponsored ADR (HIMX) boosts its rating from a B to an A this week. Himax Technologies designs and manufactures integrated circuits. The stock price has risen 26.2% 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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