LONDON, December 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Friday, December 27, 2013, the U.S. equity market declined. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,841.40, down 0.03%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,478.41, down 0.01%; and the NASDAQ Composite Index finished at 4,156.59, down 0.25%. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index edged 0.20% lower to close the session at 581.94; and the S&P 500 Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Industry Index finished at 418.18, down 0.15%. The S&P 500 Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Industry Index has gained 4.75% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.97% during the same period. The major movers in the information technology sector included Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), RF Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: RFMD), Semtech Corp. (NASDAQ: SMTC) and PLX Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: PLXT). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Download free technical analysis and charting reports on SWKS, RFMD, SMTC, and PLXTnow at:
Skyworks Solutions Inc.'s stock declined 0.25% on Friday, finishing the day at $27.85, after oscillating between $27.78 and $28.09 during the trading session. A total of 1.48 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 2.62 million. Despite Friday's losses, the company's shares have gained 12.43% in the previous three months and 4.74% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 9.51% and 1.97% during the respective periods. Furthermore, Skyworks Solutions Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $26.36 and $24.04, respectively. Download free research on SWKS today by registering at:
Shares in RF Micro Devices Inc. ended the day at $5.16, down 0.19%, after fluctuating between $5.11 and $5.21 during Friday's trading session. A total of 3.07 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 4.73 million. The company's shares have declined 0.19% in the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 0.73% during the same period. Moreover, RF Micro Devices Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $5.24 and $5.31, respectively. Sign up and have access to our free report on RFMD at:
Semtech Corp.'s stock edged 0.04% higher on Friday, ending the day at $25.02, after vacillating between $24.93 and $25.30 during the trading session. A total of 0.74 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 0.70 million. The company's shares have gained 0.12% in the previous three trading sessions, compared to a gain of 0.73% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Further, Semtech Corp.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $29.41 and $31.91, respectively. Sign up and read the complimentary report on SMTC at:
PLX Technology Inc.'s stock finished the day 2.22% lower from the previous day's closing price of $6.75. On Friday, the company's shares traded between $6.58 and $6.81, before closing the day at $6.60. A total of 0.08 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.23 million. PLX Technology Inc.'s shares have advanced 9.09% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 9.51% during the same period. However, the company's stock is trading near its 52-week high of $6.85 and also above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $6.33 and $5.38, respectively. The free report on PLXT can be downloaded by signing up now at:
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