17 Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Stocks to Buy Now

17 Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of 17 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.

This is a strong week for Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous 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.

The rating of Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. 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.

This week, Linear Technology Corporation’s (LLTC) ratings are up from a B last week to a A. 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.

NVE Corporation (NVEC) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. NVE Corporation is an electronics component manufacturer specializing in the combination of magnetically-sensitive materials with integrated circuits. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NVEC stock.

Cirrus Logic, Inc. (CRUS) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to a A. Cirrus Logic, Inc. is a developer of high-precision, analog, and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs) for the audio and energy markets. The company also gets A’s in earnings revisions and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRUS stock.

MKS Instruments, Inc. (MKSI) earns a A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. MKS Instruments, Inc. provides instruments, subsystems, and process control solutions that measure, control, power, monitor, and analyze critical parameters to improve the process performance and productivity of advanced manufacturing processes. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, earnings revisions, and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MKSI stock.

Inphi Corporation’s (IPHI) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a A from last week’s B. Inphi Corporation provides high-speed analog and mixed signal semiconductor solutions for the communications, datacenter, and computing markets worldwide. The company also gets A’s in sales growth and earnings revisions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPHI stock.

Microsemi Corporation (MSCC) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Microsemi Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets high-performance analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits and high-reliability semiconductors. The company also gets A’s in sales growth and earnings growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MSCC stock.

Ultratech, Inc. (UTEK) boosts its rating from a B to a A this week. Ultratech, Inc. manufactures laser thermal processing equipment. The company also gets A’s in earnings growth and earnings revisions. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of UTEK stock.

This week, Daqo New Energy Corp. Sponsored ADR (DQ) pushes up from a B to a A rating. Daqo New Energy Corp. Sponsored ADR manufactures polysilicon. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, earnings growth, earnings revisions, earnings surprise, and earnings momentum. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DQ stock.

Nanometrics Incorporated (NANO) improves from a B to a A rating this week. Nanometrics Incorporated manufactures film thickness and overlay metrology systems. The company also gets A’s in earnings growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NANO stock.

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR (JKS) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. Sponsored ADR produces silicon wafers, solar cells, and solar modules. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, earnings growth, earnings surprise, earnings momentum, return on equity, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JKS stock.

Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (RTEC) earns a A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of 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 operating margin growth, earnings revisions, earnings surprise, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RTEC stock.

Tower Semiconductor Ltd (TSEM) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Tower Semiconductor Ltd an independent semiconductor foundry, manufactures analog intensive mixed-signal semiconductor devices in the United States, India, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and Israel. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, earnings growth, earnings revisions, return on equity, and free cash flow. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSEM stock.

The rating of Sevcon, Inc. (SEV) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Sevcon, Inc. designs, manufactures, sells, and services solid-state products which control motor speed and acceleration for battery powered electric vehicles in a number of applications. The company also gets A’s in sales growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SEV stock.

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. Sponsored ADR (SMI) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. Sponsored ADR manufactures, trades, packages, tests, and provides computer-aided design integrated circuits. The company also gets A’s in sales growth, earnings revisions, and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SMI stock.

GigPeak, Inc.’s (GIG) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. GigPeak, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor manufacturer of electronic engines for the optically connected digital world. The company also gets A’s in sales growth and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GIG stock.

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