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If you want a Stock Review on PLAB, VECO, XCRA, or XPER then come over to http://dailystocktracker.com/register/ and sign up for your free customized report today. According to an Investopedia article on August 14th, 2017, Ihor Dusaniwsky, Managing Director at financial analytics firm S3 Partners said: "Short interest in the worldwide Semiconductor and Semiconductor Equipment sector is $37.5 billion and has increased by $603 million over the last 30 days." This morning, DailyStockTracker.com draws investors' attention to four Semiconductor Equipment and Materials equities to see how they have fared over the past few trading sessions: Photronics Inc. (NASDAQ: PLAB), Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: VECO), Xcerra Corp. (NASDAQ: XCRA), and Xperi Corp. (NASDAQ: XPER). This morning's free research reports on the aforesaid equities are available upon registration on DailyStockTracker.com at:
Brookfield, Connecticut-based Photronics Inc.'s stock finished Thursday's session 2.52% lower at $7.75. A total volume of 1.23 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 545,350 shares. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 21.05%. Furthermore, shares of Photronics, which together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells photomasks in Taiwan, Korea, the US, Europe, and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 21.06.
On August 14th, 2017, Photronics announced that Sean T. Smith will retire as the Company's Senior Vice President and CFO, a position he has held since 2002, effective September 04th, 2017. Smith will remain with the Company as principle accounting officer through September, and then as a consultant through early December, to ensure a smooth transition. Visit us today and access our complete research report on PLAB at:
Shares in Plainview, New York headquartered Veeco Instruments Inc. ended at $18.85, down 3.83% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 875,011 shares, which was above its three months average volume of 520,950 shares. The Company's shares are trading 33.74% below their 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Veeco Instruments, which together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and supports thin film process equipment to make light emitting diodes, micro-electromechanical systems, power electronics, wireless devices, hard disk drives, and semiconductor devices worldwide, have an RSI of 19.70.
On August 03rd, 2017, Veeco Instruments announced financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended June 30th, 2017. For Q2 2017, revenues were $115.1 million; GAAP net loss was $18.4 million; non-GAAP net income was $6.4 million; and non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA was $12.8 million. Gross profit was $38.7 million, and net total operating expenses were $65.7 million.
On August 04th, 2017, research firm Deutsche Bank downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Hold' while revising its previous target price from $35 a share to $30 a share. The complimentary report on VECO can be downloaded at:
Norwood, Massachusetts headquartered Xcerra Corp.'s stock ended yesterday's session 1.79% lower at $9.35 with a total trading volume of 482,723 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 22.38% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 8.64% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Xcerra, which provides test and handling capital equipment, interface products, and test fixtures and related services to the semiconductor and electronics manufacturing industries worldwide, have an RSI of 41.92. Register for free on DailyStockTracker.com and access the latest research report on XCRA at:
On Thursday, shares in Xperi Corp. recorded a trading volume of 442,696 shares. The stock finished 2.70% lower at $25.20. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 15.99%. Furthermore, shares of Xperi, which along with its subsidiaries licenses its technologies and intellectual property to customers for use in areas such as mobile computing and communications, memory and data storage, and 3-D Integrated Circuit technologies, have an RSI of 29.98.
On August 17th, 2017, DTS, a global leader in high-definition audio solutions and a wholly owned subsidiary of Xperi, announced the integration of its Headphone:X in the new ASUS ZenFone 4 Android smartphone. A new feature to this model is the built-in Audio Wizard, which allows for audio personalization and DTS Headphone:X optimization based on music genre, selected headphones, and the end user's unique listening profile. Get free access to your research report on XPER at:
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