Sector Review: Action in the Technology Sector on Dec 15th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Technology (NYSE:XLK) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • Novellus Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVLS): The shares closed at $40.37, up $5.67, or 16.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.69 billion. About the company: Novellus Systems, Inc. manufactures, markets, and services equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits, commonly called chips or semiconductors. The Company also develops, manufactures, sells and supports grinding, lapping and polishing equipment for a broad spectrum of industrial applications. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ:CAMP): The shares closed at $4.69, up $0.5, or 11.93%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $134.62 million. About the company: CalAmp Corporation delivers wireless access and computer technologies. The Company’s services include interface design and embedded computing, software development, technology consulting, and production of electronic devices. CalAmp designs products for digital multimedia delivery, healthcare, retailing applications, public safety markets, and wireless enterprise connectivity. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD): The shares closed at $37.75, up $3.14, or 9.07%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.15 billion. About the company: WebMD Health Corp. provides health information services to consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans. The Company provides its services through its public and private online portals and health-focused publications. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Cypress Semicond. Corp. (NASDAQ:CY): The shares closed at $10.56, up $0.86, or 8.87%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.64 billion. About the company: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a line of digital and mixed-signal integrated circuits. The Company’s circuits are used in the data communications, telecommunications, computers, and instrumentation systems markets. Cypress’ products are marketed worldwide through a network of sales offices, distributors, and sales representative firm. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX): The shares closed at $20.58, up $1.26, or 6.52%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $747.80 million. About the company: Ebix, Inc. supplies software and electronic commerce solutions to the insurance industry. The Company provides a series of application software ranging from carrier systems, agency systems, and exchanges to custom software development for all entities involved in the insurance and financial industries. Ebix provides products, support, and consultancy to customers on several continents. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • VeriFone Systems, Inc. (NYSE:PAY): The shares closed at $36.80, down $3.75, or 9.25%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.87 billion. About the company: VeriFone Systems, Inc. is a global provider of technology that enables electronic payment transactions and value-added services at the point of sale. The Company’s customers include financial institutions, payment processors, petroleum companies, large retailers, government organizations and healthcare companies, as well as independent sales organizations. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX): The shares closed at $36.17, down $3.31, or 8.38%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.32 billion. About the company: Lam Research Corporation manufactures, markets, and services semiconductor processing equipment used in the making of integrated circuits. The Company’s products are used to deposit special films on a silicon wafer and etch away portions of various films to create a circuit design. Lam sells its products around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASIA): The shares closed at $7.39, down $0.55, or 6.93%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $531.64 million. About the company: AsiaInfo-Linkage Inc. provides telecommunications software solutions in China. The Company provides a full range of telecommunications software solutions including network infrastructure, operation support systems, and service applications to China’s telecommunications carriers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR): The shares closed at $31.45, down $2, or 5.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.72 billion. About the company: First Solar, Inc. designs and manufactures solar modules. The Company uses a thin film semiconductor technology to manufacture electricity-producing solar modules. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ:QUIK): The shares closed at $2.62, down $0.16, or 5.76%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $100.88 million. About the company: QuickLogic Corp is the inventor and provider of customizable semiconductor solutions for mobile and portable electronics. These silicon plus software solutions are called Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs). Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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