NEW YORK, February 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Companies in the Specialized Semiconductor space create microchips that act as the brain for a number of devices in the Technology field. Specifically, these companies specialize and focus their efforts on a particular field, and tend to offer dividend yields that are well below the wider market average. Ahead of today's trading session, Stock-Callers.com evaluates these equities: Himax Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: HIMX), Linear Technology Corp. (NASDAQ: LLTC), JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd (NYSE: JKS), and Ultra Clean Holding, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCTT). Sign up today and download for free the research reports for the stocks covered today at:
Taiwan headquartered Himax Technologies Inc.'s stock finished Thursday's session 1.00% higher at $7.07. A total volume of 5.00 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 4.55 million shares. Over the last month and since the start of this year, the Company's shares have advanced 28.55% and 17.05%, respectively. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 19.18%. Moreover, shares of Himax Technologies, which provides display imaging processing technologies to consumer electronics worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 70.67.
On February 16th, 2017, Himax Technologies reported revenues of $203.4 million up 14.3% on a y-o-y basis. The Company's GAAP gross margin for Q4 2016 was 19.1%, down 380 basis points from Q4 2015. Himax's GAAP net income for Q4 2016 was $4.4 million, or $0.026 per diluted ADS, compared to $6.1 million, or $0.036 per diluted ADS, in Q4 2015.
On February 17th, 2017, research firm Nomura upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Buy'. HIMX complete research report is just a click away at:
Shares in California headquartered Linear Technology Corp. declined 0.23%, ending yesterday's session at $64.53, with a total trading volume of 1.11 million shares. The stock has gained 3.51% in the past month, 5.89% in the previous three months, and 4.02% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 3.05% and 14.41% above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of Linear Technology, which designs, manufactures, and markets a line of analog integrated circuits worldwide, have an RSI of 72.90.
On January 17th, 2017, Linear Technology reported that revenues increased 8.3% to $375.8 million for Q2 FY17 over the $347.1 million reported in Q2 FY16. The Company's GAAP net income was $124.0 in Q2 FY17, up 2.0% on a y-o-y basis. The complimentary report on LLTC can be downloaded at:
On Thursday, the People's Republic of China-based JinkoSolar Holding Co. Ltd's stock rose 2.89%, to close the day at $17.47. A total volume of 528,937 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 424,200 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 18.68% in the last one month, 35.74% in the previous three months, and 14.71% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 12.72% and 0.62% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of JinkoSolar Holding, which together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, production, and marketing of photovoltaic products in China and internationally, have an RSI of 67.59.
On February 21st, 2017, JinkoSolar Holding announced that it has completed the repurchase of certain 4.00% Convertible Senior Notes due 2019 at the option of holders of the Notes. An aggregate principal amount of US$61,074,000 of the Notes was tendered for repurchase, with Notes in the principal amount of US$10,000 remaining outstanding after such repurchase. Sign up for your complimentary report on JKS at:
Shares in California headquartered Ultra Clean Holding, Inc. ended the day 11.37% higher at $14.01. A total volume of 2.95 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 383,210 shares. The stock has gained 13.53% in the last one month, 41.80% in the previous three months, and 44.43% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 22.01% and 71.89%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Ultra Clean Holding, which designs, develops, prototypes, engineers, manufactures, and tests production tools, modules, and subsystems for the semiconductor capital equipment and equipment industry segments primarily in North America, Asia, and Europe, have an RSI of 76.44.
On February 22nd, 2017, Ultra Clean reported that total revenue for Q4 2016 was $174.5 million, up 68.8% on a y-o-y basis. Ultra Clean's net income for Q4 2016 was $10.0 million, or $0.30 per share (basic and diluted), compared to a net loss of $15.8 million, or $0.49 per share (basic and diluted), for Q4 2015.
On February 23rd, 2017, research firm Needham reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $15 a share to $18 a share. Download the research report for free on UCTT at:
Stock Callers (SC) produces regular sponsored and non-sponsored reports, articles, stock market blogs, and popular investment newsletters covering equities listed on NYSE and NASDAQ and micro-cap stocks. SC has two distinct and independent departments. One department produces non-sponsored analyst certified content generally in the form of press releases, articles and reports covering equities listed on NYSE and NASDAQ and the other produces sponsored content (in most cases not reviewed by a registered analyst), which typically consists of compensated investment newsletters, articles and reports covering listed stocks and micro-caps. Such sponsored content is outside the scope of procedures detailed below.
SC has not been compensated; directly or indirectly; for producing or publishing this document.
PRESS RELEASE PROCEDURES:
The non-sponsored content contained herein has been prepared by a writer (the "Author") and is fact checked and reviewed by a third party research service company (the "Reviewer") represented by a credentialed financial analyst [for further information on analyst credentials, please email email@example.com. Rohit Tuli, a CFA® charterholder (the "Sponsor"), provides necessary guidance in preparing the document templates. The Reviewer has reviewed and revised the content, as necessary, based on publicly available information which is believed to be reliable. Content is researched, written and reviewed on a reasonable-effort basis. The Reviewer has not performed any independent investigations or forensic audits to validate the information herein. The Reviewer has only independently reviewed the information provided by the Author according to the procedures outlined by SC. SC is not entitled to veto or interfere in the application of such procedures by the third-party research service company to the articles, documents or reports, as the case may be. Unless otherwise noted, any content outside of this document has no association with the Author or the Reviewer in any way.
SC, the Author, and the Reviewer are not responsible for any error which may be occasioned at the time of printing of this document or any error, mistake or shortcoming. No liability is accepted whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of this document. SC, the Author, and the Reviewer expressly disclaim any fiduciary responsibility or liability for any consequences, financial or otherwise arising from any reliance placed on the information in this document. Additionally, SC, the Author, and the Reviewer do not (1) guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or correct sequencing of the information, or (2) warrant any results from use of the information. The included information is subject to change without notice.
NOT AN OFFERING
This document is not intended as an offering, recommendation, or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell the securities mentioned or discussed, and is to be used for informational purposes only. Please read all associated disclosures and disclaimers in full before investing. Neither SC nor any party affiliated with us is a registered investment adviser or broker-dealer with any agency or in any jurisdiction whatsoever. To download our report(s), read our disclosures, or for more information, visit
For any questions, inquiries, or comments reach out to us directly. If you're a company we are covering and wish to no longer feature on our coverage list contact us via email and/or phone between 09:30 EDT to 16:00 EDT from Monday to Friday at:
Phone number: +44 330 808 3765
Office Address: Clyde Offices, Second Floor, 48 West George Street, Glasgow, U.K. -G2 1BP
CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.
SOURCE Chelmsford Park SA