Technical Roundup on Semiconductor Stocks -- KLA-Tencor, Synopsys, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, and Entegris

Sep 22, 2016, 07:20 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, September 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- has initiated research reports on the following Semiconductor Equipment and Materials equities: KLA-Tencor Corp. (NASDAQ: KLAC), Synopsys Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (NYSE: ASX), and Entegris Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTG). These companies belong to the Technology sector which was hanging on to slim gains Wednesday, September 21, 2016. As per an article on NASDAQ, shares of tech companies in the S&P 500 posted a nearly 0.3% advance. Sign up today and download for free the research reports for the stocks covered today at:


Milpitas, California headquartered KLA-Tencor Corp.'s stock finished Wednesday's session at $69.79, rising 0.88%. A total volume of 1.45 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.37 million shares. Since the start of this year, the company's shares have gained 2.99%. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 0.60%. Moreover, shares of KLA-Tencor, which designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 47.04.

On August 16th, 2016, KLA-Tencor introduced three advanced reticle inspection systems that address 10nm and below mask technologies: the Teron™ 640, Teron™ SL655 and Reticle Decision Center. All three systems are key to enabling both current and next-generation mask designs, so that mask shops and IC fabs can more efficiently identify lithographically significant and severe yield-damaging defects.

On September 13th, 2016, research firm Credit Suisse upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Outperform'. KLAC complete research report is just a click away at:


Shares in Mountain View, California headquartered Synopsys Inc. ended yesterday's session 1.10% higher at $58.98 with a total trading volume of 780,654 shares. The stock has gained 0.79% in the past month, 10.99% in the previous three months, and 29.31% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 4.01% above their 50-day moving average and 18.82% above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Synopsys, which provides electronic design automation software products used to design and test integrated circuits worldwide, have an RSI of 57.40.

On September 21st, 2016, Synopsys announced a collaboration with TSMC to complete the certification for its 16-nanometer (nm) FinFET Compact (16FFC) process for a suite of Synopsys' digital, custom and signoff tools from the Galaxy™ Design Platform. With multiple production designs for TSMC's 16FFC process already underway, the tool certifications enable mutual customers to lower costs and increase reliability with TSMC's FinFET technology. The complimentary report on SNPS can be downloaded at:

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering  

On Wednesday, Kaohsiung, Taiwan-based Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc.'s stock climbed 2.71%, to close the day at $6.06. A total volume of 1.20 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 725,000 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.71% in the last one month, 10.79% in the previous three months, and 6.88% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 2.19% above its 50-day moving average and 9.69% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, which provides semiconductor packaging and testing services in the US, Taiwan, Asia, Europe, and internationally, have an RSI of 58.64.

On September 07th, 2016, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering announced unaudited consolidated net revenues for August 2016 were $756 million, up 12.7% compared to net revenue of $671 million for July 2016 and higher by 4.4% compared to net revenue of $724 million for August 2015. Net Revenue for the company's ATM assembly testing and material business for August 2016 was $458 million, up 5.3% compared to net revenue of $435million for July 2016 and higher by 7.5% compared to net revenue of $425 million for August 2015. Sign up for your complimentary report on ASX at:


Shares in Billerica, Massachusetts headquartered Entegris Inc. ended the day 1.36% higher at $17.08. A total volume of 293,242 shares was traded. The stock has gained 19.19% in the previous three months and 28.71% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.40% and 22.57%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Entegris, which manufactures and sells a range of products and services for purifying, protecting, and transporting the critical materials used in processing and manufacturing in the microelectronics and other high-technology industries worldwide, have an RSI of 58.32. Download the research report for free on ENTG at:


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