LONDON, December 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Tuesday, December 03, 2013, the US equity market finished the day on a negative note, the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,795.15, down 0.32%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 15,914.62, down 0.59%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,037.20, down 0.20%. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day at 562.69, up 0.37%. The S&P 500 Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment Industry Index gained 0.15% to close at 398.53, and the same edged up 10.37% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 9.48% during the same period. The major movers in the industry included RF Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: RFMD), Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), PLX Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: PLXT), and Semtech Corp. (NASDAQ: SMTC). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on RFMD, SWKS, PLXT, and SMTC can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Tuesday, shares in RF Micro Devices Inc. fell 1.14%, tracking losses in the broader market. The company's shares closed the day at $5.21, after fluctuating between $5.19 and $5.32 during the trading session. A total of 3.24 million shares were traded, which below the daily average volume 5.15 million. The company's shares have gained 5.68% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 9.48% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Moreover, RF Micro Devices Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $5.50 and $5.27, respectively. Sign up and read the complimentary report on RFMD at:
Shares in Skyworks Solutions Inc. rose 1.47% on Tuesday, hitting a new 52-week high of $27.64. The company's shares closed the day at $27.58 after oscillating between $27.05 and $27.64 during the trading session. A total of 2.99 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 2.71 million. Skyworks Solutions Inc.'s shares have gained 3.65% in the previous three trading sessions and 6.20% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500 which has lost 0.67% and 1.90% during the respective periods. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $25.40 and $23.48, respectively. The free report on SWKS can be downloaded by signing up now at:
PLX Technology Inc.'s stock plummeted 3.34% on Tuesday, finishing the day at $6.36 after fluctuating between $6.33 and $6.61 during the trading session. A total of 0.26 million shares were traded, which is at par with the daily average volume. Despite Tuesday's decline, the company's shares have gained 17.56% in the previous three months and 5.65% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 9.48% and 1.90% during the respective periods. Additionally, PLX Technology Inc.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $6.85 and also above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $6.13 and $5.22, respectively. A free report on PLXT can be accessed by registering at:
Semtech Corp.'s shares advanced on Tuesday, even as the broader market edged lower. The company's shares closed at $29.40, up 0.48%, after oscillating between $28.92 and $29.98 during the trading session. A total of 0.82 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 0.55 million. However, the company's shares have lost 1.44% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 9.48% during the same period. Further, Semtech Corp.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $30.57 and $32.28, respectively. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on SMTC for free at:
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