Technology Sector Review: Winners, Losers, and Volume Popping Stocks

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

Gainer (% price change)

  • Universal Display Corp. (NASDAQ:PANL): The shares closed at $57.21, up $5.98, or 11.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.61 billion. About the company: Universal Display Corporation is a member of the United States Display Consortium. The consortium is a cooperative industry/government effort aimed at developing an infrastructure to support a North American flat panel display infrastructure. The Company and its partners are developing high-resolution, full color, light weight Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) technology.
  • EXFO Electro-Optical (NASDAQ:EXFO): The shares closed at $7.74, up $0.72, or 10.26%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $466.27 million. About the company: EXFO, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets fiber optic test, measurement, and monitoring instruments for the telecommunications industry. The Company’s equipment is used to diagnose and repair problems within an optical network, monitor the quality of an optical signal as it passes through a network, and analyze equipment during production.
  • Sanmina-SCI Corporation (NASDAQ:SANM): The shares closed at $7.68, up $0.7, or 10.03%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $619.45 million. About the company: Sanmina-SCI Corporation provides electronics contract manufacturing services to customers located around the world. The Company offers its customers expertise in new product introduction, manufacturing, and design and fabrication of complex interconnect products. Sanmina-SCI specializes in circuit fabrication, system assembly, integration, and high-end enclosures and cabling.
  • Silicon Motion Tech. Corp (NASDAQ:SIMO): The shares closed at $11.86, up $0.99, or 9.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $366.83 million. About the company: Silicon Motion Technology Corporation is a semiconductor company that designs, develops, and markets semiconductor products for the multimedia consumer electronics market. The Company’s products include controllers used in mobile storage media and multimedia systems on a chip.
  • Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS): The shares closed at $10.93, up $0.91, or 9.08%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $104.70 million. About the company: Amtech Systems, Inc. manufactures and sells capital equipment. The Company’s products include silicon wafer handling automation, semiconductor processing equipment, and related consumables used in fabricating semiconductor devices. Amtech operates offices in the United States and the Netherlands.

Loser (% price change)

  • InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC): The shares closed at $63.74, down $2.72, or 4.09%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.90 billion. About the company: InterDigital, Inc. develops technology for advanced digital wireless telecommunications applications. The Company offers both time division multiple access and wide band code division multiple access proprietary and standards compliant digital wireless technology to customers, licensees, and companies.
  • Intersections Inc. (NASDAQ:INTX): The shares closed at $13.43, down $0.39, or 2.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $228.05 million. About the company: Intersections Inc. provides credit management and identity theft protection solutions to the consumer and small business markets on a subscription basis. The Company’s services include daily, monthly or quarterly monitoring of subscribers’ credit files at one or all three major credit reporting agencies. Intersections offerings also include credit score analysis tools and education.
  • Advanced Analogic Tech (NASDAQ:AATI): The shares closed at $4.48, down $0.13, or 2.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $197.80 million. About the company: Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. supplies power management semiconductors for mobile consumer electronic devices, such as wireless handsets, notebook and tablet computers, smartphones, digital cameras, and digital audio players. The Company focuses design and marketing efforts on the application-specific power management needs of consumer, communications, and computing applications.
  • China Techfaith Wireless (NASDAQ:CNTF): The shares closed at $2.16, down $0.06, or 2.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $114.34 million. About the company: China Techfaith Wireless Communication Technology Limited designs mobile handsets and develops smart phones. The Company serves Chinese and international mobile handset brand owners.
  • Majesco Entertainment Co. (NASDAQ:COOL): The shares closed at $2.66, down $0.07, or 2.56%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $108.75 million. About the company: Majesco Entertainment Company is an international developer, publisher, and distributor of interactive entertainment products. The Company markets worldwide.

Most Actives (dollar volume)

  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): The shares closed at $384.62, up $4.68, or 1.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $356.58 billion. About the company: Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The Company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): The shares closed at $16.35, up $0.26, or 1.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $89.93 billion. About the company: Cisco Systems, Inc. supplies data networking products for the Internet. The Company’s Internet Protocol-based networking solutions are installed at corporations, public institutions and telecommunication companies worldwide. The Company’s solutions transport data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, and around the world.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): The shares closed at $26.04, up $0.15, or 0.58%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $218.17 billion. About the company: Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells, and supports software products. The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software. Microsoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices.
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): The shares closed at $20.76, up $0.48, or 2.37%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $109.01 billion. About the company: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products.
  • Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL): The shares closed at $27.72, up $0.97, or 3.63%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $140.23 billion. About the company: Oracle Corporation supplies software for enterprise information management. The Company offers databases and relational servers, application development and decision support tools, and enterprise business applications. Oracle’s software runs on network computers, personal digital assistants, set-top devices, PCs, workstations, minicomputers, mainframes, and massively parallel computers.

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

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