7 Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Stocks to Buy Now

7 Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of 7 Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

This is a strong week for KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. KLA-Tencor Corporation manufactures yield management and process monitoring systems for the semiconductor industry. The company also gets A’s in operating margin growth, earnings growth, earnings revisions, and return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KLAC stock.

NVE Corporation (NVEC) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. NVE Corporation is an electronics component manufacturer specializing in the combination of magnetically-sensitive materials with integrated circuits. The company also gets A’s in earnings revisions and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NVEC stock.

The rating of NeoPhotonics Corporation (NPTN) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. NeoPhotonics Corporation designs, manufacturers, and markets standard and semi custom planar light wave circuits for metro access and other advanced optical communications platforms. The company also gets A’s in operating margin growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NPTN stock.

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

FormFactor, Inc. (FORM) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. FormFactor, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures advanced semiconductor wafer probe cards. The company also gets A’s in sales growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FORM stock.

Exar Corporation (EXAR) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to a A. Exar Corporation designs, develops, and markets analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for use in communications and video and imaging products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXAR stock.

GigPeak, Inc. (GIG) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of 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, earnings revisions, and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GIG stock.

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here.


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