by Portfolio Grader | January 15, 2014 11:45 am
This week, five semiconductor stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
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.
Cree, Inc. (CREE) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. Cree develops and manufactures semiconductor materials and devices. The stock price has risen 7.3% 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 CREE stock.
Supertex, Inc. (SUPX) earns an A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. Supertex is a designer, developer, manufacturer and marketer of integrated circuits. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SUPX stock.
Synaptics Incorporated (SYNA) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Synaptics is a worldwide developer and supplier of custom-designed user interface solutions for a variety of mobile computing, communications, entertainment and other electronic devices. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SYNA stock.
Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (UCTT) is seeing ratings go up from a B last week to an A this week. Ultra Clean Holdings is a developer and supplier of critical subsystems, mainly for the semiconductor capital equipment industry. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UCTT 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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