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3 Semiconductor Stocks to Sell Now

ASML, STM, AOSL slump in weekly rankings


The overall ratings of three semiconductor stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

ASML Holding NV NY Registered Shs (ASML) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. ASML engages in designing, manufacturing, marketing, and servicing semiconductor processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. For Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Surprise, ASML also gets an F. The stock price has fallen 7.7% over the past month, worse than the 1.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up threefold from the week prior. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 32.20. For a full analysis of ASML stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

STMicroelectronics NV (STM) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). STMicroelectronics N.V. is a designer, developer, manufacturer and marketer of semiconductor products. These products are utilized in various microelectronic applications, including automotive products, computer peripherals and telecommunications systems. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Cash Flow and Sales Growth. To get an in-depth look at STM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of STM stock.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited’s (AOSL) rating weakens this week, dropping to an F versus last week’s D. Alpha & Omega Semiconductor designs, develops, and supplies a range of power semiconductors worldwide. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, Margin Growth and Sales Growth. For a full analysis of AOSL stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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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