This week, the ratings of six semiconductor stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MX stock.
NeoPhotonics Corporation (NPTN) earns an F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. 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. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 145.80. To get an in-depth look at NPTN, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NPTN stock.
This week, Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (AEIS) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). 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. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AEIS stock.
Slipping from a C to a D rating, JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR (JKS) takes a hit this week. JinkoSolar Holding produces silicon wafers, solar cells, and solar modules. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Momentum. As of Sept. 4, 2015, 12.9% 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.
Power Integrations, Inc. (POWI) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s C drops to a D. Power Integrations designs, develops, and markets analog integrated circuits for use in alternating current to direct current power conversion. The stock also rates an F in Sales Growth. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 26.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of POWI stock.
Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc.’s (UCTT) rating weakens this week, dropping to a D versus last week’s C. 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 currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 132.70. To get an in-depth look at UCTT, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UCTT stock.
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