6 Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now

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

Six 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.

NeoPhotonics Corporation (NPTN) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. 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 (AIXG) pushes up from a C to a B rating. 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) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. 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.

Skyworks Solutions, Inc.’s (SWKS) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Skyworks Solutions is an innovator of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up threefold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SWKS stock.

TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (TQNT) earns an A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. 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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