NEW YORK, March 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
On Thursday, March 09, 2017, the NASDAQ Composite, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the S&P 500 edged higher at the closing bell. Five out of nine sectors ended Thursday's trading session in bearish territories. Taking into consideration yesterday's market sentiment, Stock-Callers.com assessed the following Semiconductor Equipment & Materials equities this morning: Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT), Oclaro Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ: LRCX), and KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC). Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
On Thursday, shares in Santa Clara, California headquartered Applied Materials Inc. ended the session 0.51% higher at $37.38 with a total volume of 8.49 million shares traded. Applied Materials' shares have gained 5.48% in the last one month and 18.59% in the previous three months. Furthermore, the stock has rallied 97.71% in the past one year. 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 19.16. The stock is trading 8.13% above its 50-day moving average and 26.59% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, the Company's shares have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 71.03.
On February 16th, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets reiterated its 'Sector Perform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $30 a share to $35 a share. See our free and comprehensive research report on AMAT at:
On Thursday, shares in San Jose, California headquartered Oclaro Inc. recorded a trading volume of 4.93 million shares. The stock ended the day 0.76% higher at $9.23. Shares of the Company, 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 30.56. Oclaro's stock has surged 10.54% in the last three months and 133.08% in the previous one year. The Company is trading above its 200-day moving average by 19.23%. Furthermore, Oclaro's shares have an RSI of 48.13. OCLR free research report PDF is just a click away at:
Fremont, California headquartered Lam Research Corp.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.15% lower at $117.55 with a total volume of 722,907 shares traded. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Lam Research's shares have advanced 0.85% and 15.00%, respectively. Furthermore, the stock has surged 61.67% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.55% and 20.33%, respectively. Shares of Lam Research, which designs, manufactures, markets, refurbishes, and services semiconductor processing systems used in the fabrication of integrated circuits, are trading at a PE ratio of 21.15. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 56.22. Sign up for your complimentary report on LRCX at:
Milpitas, California headquartered KLA-Tencor Corp.'s stock edged 0.26% higher, to close the day at $91.79. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.02 million shares. KLA-Tencor's shares have gained 5.37% in the last one month, 18.24% in the previous three months, and 38.76% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading 8.41% and 21.33% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Shares of the Company, which designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions worldwide, are trading at a PE ratio of 16.66. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 72.83. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on KLAC at:
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