This week, the overall grades of six semiconductor stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (MX) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MX stock.
The rating of NeoPhotonics Corporation (NPTN) slips from a D to an F. 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. To get an in-depth look at NPTN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NPTN stock.
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (AEIS) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. 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 changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, three times the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AEIS stock.
This is a rough week for JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR (JKS). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. JinkoSolar Holding produces silicon wafers, solar cells, and solar modules. The stock also rates an F in Earnings Momentum. As of Aug. 5, 2015, 12% of outstanding JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at JKS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JKS stock.
This week, Power Integrations, Inc.’s (POWI) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. 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 stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 25.50. For more information, 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 trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 152.00. To get an in-depth look at UCTT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UCTT stock.
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