by Portfolio Grader | February 11, 2014 10:15 pm
The grades of seven 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”).
This week, FSI International (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. 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.
Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. Sponsored ADR (YGE) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. Yingli Green Energy designs, manufactures and sells photovoltaic modules, and designs, assembles, sells and installs photovoltaic systems. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of YGE stock.
Ambarella, Inc. (AMBA) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to an A. Ambarella develops semiconductor processing solutions for video that enable high-definition (HD) video capture, sharing, and display. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMBA stock.
This week, Xilinx, Inc.’s (XLNX) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Xilinx designs, develops and markets programmable platforms and predefined system functions delivered as intellectual property cores. With a price of $46.48, it is above the 50-day moving average of $45.18. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of XLNX stock.
Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd (NVMI) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Nova Measuring Instruments develops, produces, and markets monitoring and measurement systems for the semiconductor manufacturing industry. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NVMI stock.
This is a strong week for First Solar, Inc. (FSLR). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. First Solar designs and manufactures solar modules. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FSLR stock.
This week, Himax Technologies, Inc. Sponsored ADR (HIMX) pushes up from a B to an A rating. Himax Technologies designs and manufactures integrated circuits. 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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