For the current week, the overall ratings of four semiconductor stocks are worse, according to the Portfolio Graderdatabase. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
This week, PLX Technology, Inc. (PLXT) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). PLX Technology provides semiconductor devices and related software. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Revisions, PLXT also gets an F. The stock price has fallen 8% over the past month, worse than the 1.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 34.90. To get an in-depth look at PLXT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PLXT stock.
LDK Solar Co. Ltd. Sponsored ADR (LDK) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). LDK Solar manufactures multicrystalline solar wafers. The stock gets F’s in Cash Flow and Sales Growth. Wall Street appears to agree with the stock downgrade, with share prices dropping 20.3% over the past month. Shares of the stock are being traded at a very rapid pace, up 685.6% from the week prior. For a full analysis of LDK stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
The rating of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) declines this week from a C to a D. Advanced Micro Devices is a global semiconductor company that provides processing solutions for the computing and graphics markets and is involved with manufacturing, research and development, and sales. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. Investors seem to agree with the downgrade and have pushed down the share price 14% over the past month. As of Feb. 18, 2014, 17.6% of outstanding Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at AMD, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMD stock.
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOSL) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops to an F. Alpha & Omega Semiconductor designs, develops, and supplies a range of power semiconductors worldwide. In Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, Margin Growth and Sales Growth the stock gets F’s. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AOSL 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.