NEW YORK, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Companies in the Semiconductor Equipment and Materials space provide the basis for the manufacture of semiconductors. The major areas of the production process include deposition, etch, ion implanting, planarization, process diagnostics, rapid thermal processing, and testing. In today's pre-market research, Stock-Callers.com monitors these four equities: United Microelectronics Corp. (NYSE: UMC), KLA-Tencor Corp. (NASDAQ: KLAC), Synopsys Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), and Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (NYSE: ASX). These stocks research reports can be downloaded now by simply registering for free at:
Hsinchu, Taiwan headquartered United Microelectronics Corp.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.53% higher at $1.90 with a total trading volume of 894,238 shares. Over the previous three months and since the start of this year, the Company's shares have advanced 3.83% and 8.57%, respectively. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 0.95%. Moreover, shares of United Microelectronics, which provides semiconductor wafer foundry solutions, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 40.50.
On April 13th, 2017, United Microelectronics filed its 2016 annual report on Form 20-F with the US SEC. Shareholders may request a hard copy of the form, free of charge, by contacting UMC-IR. Your complete research report on UMC can be retrieved for free at:
Shares in Milpitas, California headquartered KLA-Tencor Corp. rose 0.94%, ending yesterday's session at $98.51 with a total trading volume of 1.02 million shares. The stock has gained 4.59% in the past month, 22.15% in the previous three months, and 25.99% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 6.39% above their 50-day moving average and 24.52% above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of KLA-Tencor, which designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions worldwide, have an RSI of 69.26.
On April 13th, 2017, KLA-Tencor announced that the Company will conduct a live audio webcast to review its Q3 FY17 results on Thursday, April 27th, 2017, at 3:00 p.m. PT. Additional information may be found on the Company's website.
On April 17th, 2017, research firm Susquehanna downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Negative'. A free report on KLAC is just a click away at:
On Thursday, Mountain View, California headquartered Synopsys' stock climbed 0.46%, to close the day at $72.56. A total volume of 1.08 million shares was traded. The Company's shares have advanced 2.76% in the last one month, 19.13% in the previous three months, and 23.28% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 2.82% and 17.63% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Synopsys, which provides electronic design automation software products used to design and test integrated circuits, have an RSI of 62.56.
On April 12th, 2017, Synopsys announced that Novatek has adopted its industry-first Verification IP and source code Test Suite for HDMI 2.1 and HDCP 2.2. As the demand for higher resolution and display quality increases, Synopsys HDMI 2.1 with HDCP 2.2 Verification IP and Test Suite enables Novatek to design next-generation multimedia chips with ease of use and increased productivity for accelerated verification closure. Sign up for your complimentary research report on SNPS at:
Shares in Kaohsiung, Taiwan-based Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. ended the day 0.98% higher at $6.20. A total volume of 522,856 shares was traded. The stock has gained 16.32% in the previous three months and 23.02% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average by 6.25%. Furthermore, shares of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, which provides semiconductor packaging and testing services in the US, Taiwan, Asia, Europe, and internationally, have an RSI of 39.40.
On April 06th, 2017, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering announced that its Singapore IC testing and backend wafer level chip scale packaging facility ("ASE Singapore") has received the Common Criteria certification. Common Criteria is a framework that outlines the requirements for globally recognized standards and security inspections for IT products. ASE Singapore is certified at Evaluation Assurance Level 6, the second highest level of stringency. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on ASX at:
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