The ratings of six semiconductor stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (MX) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Magnachip Semiconductor designs, develops, and manufactures mixed-signal and digital multimedia semiconductors. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow and Margin Growth, MX also gets F’s. To get an in-depth look at MX, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MX stock.
This week, NeoPhotonics Corporation’s (NPTN) rating worsens to an F from the company’s D rating a week ago. NeoPhotonics designs, manufacturers, and markets standard and semi custom planar light wave circuits for metro access and other advanced optical communications platforms. The stock gets F’s in Equity and Cash Flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NPTN stock.
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.’s (AEIS) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Advanced Energy Industries are engaged in the design, manufacturing, sale and support of industrial power conversion products that transform power into various usable forms. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up threefold from the week prior. To get an in-depth look at AEIS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AEIS stock.
JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR (JKS) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. JinkoSolar Holding produces silicon wafers, solar cells, and solar modules. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Momentum. As of July 1, 2015, 12.1% of outstanding JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR shares were held short. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JKS stock.
Power Integrations, Inc. (POWI) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Power Integrations designs, develops, and markets analog integrated circuits for use in alternating current to direct current power conversion. The stock also gets an F in Sales Growth. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 25.80. To get an in-depth look at POWI, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of POWI stock.
Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (UCTT) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a C to a D. Ultra Clean Holdings is a developer and supplier of critical subsystems, mainly for the semiconductor capital equipment industry. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 35.00. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UCTT stock.
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