NEW YORK, January 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Last Friday, benchmark US indices were in bullish colors as the NASDAQ Composite closed the trading session up 0.28%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.48% higher; and the S&P 500 gained 0.34%. US markets made broad based gains with seven out of nine sectors finishing the day in green. Pre-market today, Stock-Callers.com reviews these four Semiconductor Equipment & Materials stocks: Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT), Oclaro Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ: LRCX), and KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC). Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free research reports at:
On Friday, shares in Santa Clara, California headquartered Applied Materials Inc. recorded a trading volume of 8.56 million shares. The stock ended the day 0.27% higher at $33.84. Shares of the Company, which provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, display, and related industries worldwide, are trading at a PE ratio of 21.79. Applied Materials' stock has surged 4.32% in the last one month, 19.87% in the previous three months and 104.64% in the past one year. The Company is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 6.33% and 24.83%, respectively. Furthermore, Applied Materials' shares have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.17. Free research report on AMAT is available at:
San Jose, California headquartered Oclaro Inc.'s stock finished Friday's session 1.16% lower at $9.37 with a total volume of 6.94 million shares traded. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Oclaro's shares have gained 0.97% and 15.97%, respectively. Furthermore, the stock has rallied 185.67% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 6.09% and 34.52%, respectively. Shares of Oclaro, which designs, manufactures, and markets lasers and optical components, modules, and subsystems for the optical communications, industrial, and consumer laser markets worldwide, are trading at a PE ratio of 75.56. The stock has an RSI of 56.86. The complimentary research report on OCLR can be downloaded at:
Fremont, California headquartered Lam Research Corp.'s stock advanced 1.36%, to close the day at $112.35. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.73 million shares. Lam Research's shares have surged 5.01% in the last one month, 13.15% in the previous three months, and 67.47% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading 6.97% and 22.72% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Shares of the Company, which designs, manufactures, markets, refurbishes, and services semiconductor processing systems used in the fabrication of integrated circuits, are trading at a PE ratio of 22.35. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 64.27.
On January 13th, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets reiterated its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $110 a share to $120 a share. Visit us today and access our complete research report on LRCX at:
On Friday, shares in Milpitas, California headquartered KLA-Tencor Corp. ended the session 0.51% higher at $81.56 with a total volume of 965,097 shares traded. KLA-Tencor's shares have advanced 2.76% in the last one month and 14.19% in the previous three months. Furthermore, the stock has gained 30.08% in the past one year. Shares of the Company, which designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions worldwide, are trading at a PE ratio of 16.41. The stock is trading 3.42% above its 50-day moving average and 11.67% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, the Company's shares have an RSI of 58.10. Get free access to your research report on KLAC at:
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