7 Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

FSII, NPTN, AIXG, JASO, VIMC, SWKS, TQNT improve in weekly rankings

Seven semiconductor stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

FSI International (FSII) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this 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.

This week, NeoPhotonics Corporation (NPTN) is showing significant improvement as the company’s rating hops from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”). NeoPhotonics designs, manufacturers, and markets standard and semi custom planar light wave circuits for metro access and other advanced optical communications platforms. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NPTN stock.

This week, AIXTRON SE Sponsored ADR’s (AIXG) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Aixtron provides deposition equipment, such as that used in lighting, fiber optic communication systems, and mobile telephone applications, to the semiconductor industry. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AIXG stock.

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR (JASO) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. JA Solar Holdings is engaged in the design, manufacture, and marketing of high-performance solar cells, which are made from specially processed silicon wafers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JASO stock.

Vimicro International Corp. Sponsored ADR (VIMC) boosts its rating from a B to an A this week. Vimicro International designs, develops and markets mixed-signal semiconductor products and system-level solutions that enable multimedia capabilities in a variety of products for the consumer electronics, communications and surveillance markets. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VIMC stock.

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (SWKS) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Skyworks Solutions is an innovator of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWKS stock.

This week, TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (TQNT) pushes up from a B to an A rating. TriQuint Semiconductor supplies communications companies with modules, components and foundry services. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TQNT 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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