11 Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Stocks to Buy Now

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.

Texas Instruments Incorporated’s (TXN) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a A from last week’s B. Texas Instruments Incorporated is a designer and manufacturer of semiconductors that are sold to electronics designers and manufacturers. The company also gets A’s in return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TXN stock.

This week, Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Analog Devices, Inc. is engaged in the design, manufacture and marketing of high-performance analog, mixed-signal and digital signal processing integrated circuits used in industrial, communication, computer and consumer applications. The company also gets A’s in return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ADI stock.

Linear Technology Corporation (LLTC) improves from a B to a A rating this week. Linear Technology Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets a line of linear integrated circuits. The company also gets A’s in return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LLTC stock.

Power Integrations, Inc. (POWI) boosts its rating from a B to a A this week. Power Integrations, Inc. designs, develops, and markets analog integrated circuits for use in alternating current to direct current power conversion. The company also gets A’s in earnings growth, earnings revisions, and earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of POWI stock.

The rating of Silicon Laboratories Inc. (SLAB) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Silicon Laboratories Inc. designs and develops proprietary, analog-intensive and mixed-signal integrated circuits that can be used in a range of applications. The company also gets A’s in earnings growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SLAB stock.

Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (CCMP) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Cabot Microelectronics Corporation supplies high-performance polishing slurries used in the manufacture of advanced integrated circuit (IC) devices within the semiconductor industry. The company also gets A’s in earnings revisions, earnings surprise, and earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CCMP stock.

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) earns a A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. Applied Materials, Inc. manufactures and produces equipment, software, and other products for the flat-panel display, solar, and related industries. The company also gets A’s in earnings revisions and return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMAT stock.

This is a strong week for Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (RTEC). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. Rudolph Technologies, Inc. is engaged in the design, development, and manufacture of high-performance process control equipment used by semiconductor device manufacturers. The company also gets A’s in earnings growth, earnings revisions, earnings surprise, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RTEC stock.

Entegris, Inc. (ENTG) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Entegris, Inc. provides materials management products and services to the microelectronics industry on a worldwide basis. The company also gets A’s in operating margin growth, earnings revisions, and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ENTG stock.

This week, Cohu, Inc.’s (COHU) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Cohu, Inc. develops, manufactures, markets, sells, and services test handling and burn-in related equipment and thermal sub-systems for the global semiconductor industry. The company also gets A’s in earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of COHU stock.

Amkor Technology, Inc. (AMKR) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Amkor Technology, Inc. provides outsourced semiconductor packaging and test services in the United States and internationally. The company also gets A’s in earnings revisions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMKR stock.

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