This week, the ratings of three semiconductor stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
GSI Technology, Inc.’s (GSIT) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. GSI Technology designs, develops and markets high performance SRAM, or static random access memory, integrated circuits, or ICs, for the networking and telecommunications markets. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Margin Growth and Sales Growth, GSIT also gets F’s. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up fourfold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GSIT stock.
Tessera Technologies, Inc. (TSRA) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. Tessera Technologies invests in, licenses and delivers miniaturization technologies for electronic devices. Shares of the stock are being traded at a very rapid pace, up 505.5% from the week prior. To get an in-depth look at TSRA, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSRA stock.
Micrel, Incorporated’s (MCRL) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Micrel designs, develops, manufactures and markets a range of high-performance analog power integrated circuits, mixed-signal and other products designed to address a range of end markets including cellular handsets, portable computing, enterprise and home networking, wide area and metropolitan area networks, digital televisions and industrial equipment. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Surprise, Margin Growth and Sales Growth. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 45.40. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MCRL 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.