Technology Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • 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.
  • DemandTec, Inc. (NASDAQ:DMAN): The shares closed at $6.54, up $0.49, or 8.1%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $212.87 million. About the company: DemandTec, Inc. provides consumer demand management (CDM) software. The Company’s software captures and analyzes recent retailer and market-level data to provide a scientific understanding of consumer behavior.
  • Spreadtrum Communications (NASDAQ:SPRD): The shares closed at $17.95, up $1.2, or 7.16%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $851.68 million. About the company: Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops, and markets baseband processor solutions for the wireless communications market.
  • Datalink Corporation (NASDAQ:DTLK): The shares closed at $6.80, up $0.45, or 7.09%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $119.10 million. About the company: Datalink Corporation is an information architect. The Company analyzes, designs, implements, and supports information storage infrastructure that store, protect, and provide continuous access to information. Datalink’s specialized capabilities and solutions span various networked storage products, incorporating hardware, software, and technical services.
  • TeleCommunication Systems (NASDAQ:TSYS): The shares closed at $3.45, up $0.2, or 6.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $196.94 million. About the company: TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. develops network applications that enable the delivery of Internet content, short messages, and enhanced data communication services to a variety of wireless devices. The Company’s wireless Internet gateway enables wireless carriers and enterprises to provide customers and employees with real-time, wireless access to Internet content and e-mail.

Losers (% price change)

  • American Superconductor (NASDAQ:AMSC): The shares closed at $3.93, down $0.53, or 11.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $199.91 million. About the company: American Superconductor Corporation is an energy technologies company that offers solutions based upon its programmable power electronic converters and high temperature superconductor (NYSE:HTS) wires. The Company serves the utility, industrial and wind power markets.
  • Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO): The shares closed at $24.40, down $2.77, or 10.2%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.00 billion. About the company: Veeco Instruments Inc. manufactures enabling solutions for customers in the HB-LED, solar, data storage, semiconductor, scientific research and industrial markets. The Company has technology positions in three businesses: LED & Solar Process Equipment, Data Storage Process Equipment, and Metrology Instruments.
  • AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASIA): The shares closed at $7.38, down $0.76, or 9.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $530.86 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.
  • Stratasys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSYS): The shares closed at $18.54, down $1.84, or 9.03%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $392.33 million. About the company: Stratasys, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets rapid prototyping systems. The Company’s systems enable engineers and designers to create physical models, tooling, and prototypes out of plastic and other materials directly from a computer aided design workstation.
  • Aixtron AG (NASDAQ:AIXG): The shares closed at $14.52, down $1.42, or 8.91%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.46 billion. About the company: Aixtron AG engineers and manufactures metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) equipment for the semiconductor industry. The Company’s customers use its equipment to produce compound semiconductor layer structures for use in LED, laser, solar cell, transistor, telecommunications, and other applications. Aixtron markets its products worldwide.

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

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