11 Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of 11 Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

Lam Research Corporation (LRCX) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Lam Research Corporation manufactures, markets, and services semiconductor processing equipment used in the making of integrated circuits. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, earnings growth, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LRCX stock.

This week, Xilinx, Inc.’s (XLNX) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Xilinx, Inc. designs, develops and markets programmable platforms and predefined system functions delivered as intellectual property cores. The company also gets A’s in return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of XLNX stock.

This week, Silicon Motion Technology Corporation Sponsored ADR (SIMO) pushes up from a B to a A rating. Silicon Motion Technology Corporation Sponsored ADR is a semiconductor company that designs, develops, and markets semiconductor products for the multimedia consumer electronics market. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, return on equity, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SIMO stock.

Canadian Solar Inc. (CSIQ) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Canadian Solar Inc. is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of solar cell and solar module products that convert sunlight into electricity. The company also gets A’s in earnings revisions, earnings surprise, return on equity, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CSIQ stock.

This is a strong week for JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR (JKS). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR produces silicon wafers, solar cells, and solar modules. The company also gets A’s in sales growth and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JKS stock.

Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc. (FCS) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc. is a global supplier of high performance products that minimize, convert, manage and distribute power for multiple end markets. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FCS stock.

Teradyne, Inc. (TER) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Teradyne, Inc. is a designer, manufacturer and global supplier of automatic systems and solutions used to test complex electronics. The company also gets A’s in earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TER stock.

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR’s (JASO) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR is engaged in the design, manufacture, and marketing of high-performance solar cells, which are made from specially processed silicon wafers. The company also gets A’s in earnings growth, earnings momentum, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JASO stock.

FormFactor, Inc. (FORM) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. FormFactor, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures advanced semiconductor wafer probe cards. The company also gets A’s in earnings revisions and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FORM stock.

Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR (SPIL) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR provides semiconductor packaging and testing services. The company also gets A’s in return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SPIL stock.

The rating of ReneSola Ltd. Sponsored ADR (SOL) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. ReneSola Ltd. Sponsored ADR develops, manufactures and sells solar wafers, which are thin sheets of crystalline silicon material mainly made by slicing monocrystalline or multicrystalline ingots. The company also gets A’s in earnings revisions, earnings momentum, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SOL stock.

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