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.
  • OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSIS): The shares closed at $37.54, up $2, or 5.63%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $735.86 million. About the company: OSI Systems, Inc. produces medical monitoring and anesthesia systems; security and inspection systems; and lasers, optics, and optoelectronic components. The Company’s products include blood pressure monitors, anesthesia machines and hemoglobin saturation monitors; systems for inspecting baggage, people, and vehicles; and lasers, lenses, prisms, and microelectronic components.
  • IPG Photonics Corporation (NASDAQ:IPGP): The shares closed at $62.90, up $3.26, or 5.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.99 billion. About the company: IPG Photonics Corporation produces high-power fiber lasers and amplifiers. The Company develops and commercializes optical fiber-based lasers used in a wide range of applications such as materials processing, telecommunications and medical applications.
  • Chart Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTLS): The shares closed at $56.12, up $2.68, or 5.01%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.65 billion. About the company: Chart Industries, Inc. is a global manufacturer of equipment used in the production, storage, and end-use of hydrocarbon and industrial gases. The Company’s products include vacuum-insulated containment vessels, heat exchangers, cold boxes, and other cryogenic components.
  • Universal Display Corp. (NASDAQ:PANL): The shares closed at $58.36, up $2.76, or 4.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.66 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • AsiaInfo-Linkage, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASIA): The shares closed at $9.25, down $1.95, or 17.41%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $665.37 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.
  • Advanced Analogic Tech (NASDAQ:AATI): The shares closed at $3.97, down $0.7, or 14.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $175.51 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.
  • Bel Fuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:BELFB): The shares closed at $16.22, down $1.3, or 7.42%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $194.29 million. About the company: Bel Fuse Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells products used in networking, telecommunication, data transmission, and automotive and consumer electronics. The Company’s products include magnetic components, fuses, delay lines, and thick film hybrids. Bel Fuse operates facilities around the world.
  • Advanced Energy (NASDAQ:AEIS): The shares closed at $9.95, down $0.79, or 7.36%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $434.14 million. About the company: Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. manufactures power conversion and control systems used in plasma-based thin film production equipment. The Company’s systems are integrated in semiconductor, data storage, flat panel display, and other industrial manufacturing equipment that utilize gaseous plasmas to deposit or etch thin film layers on materials or substrates such as silicon and glass.
  • Intevac, Inc. (NASDAQ:IVAC): The shares closed at $7.14, down $0.55, or 7.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $163.37 million. About the company: Intevac, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells complex capital equipment that is primarily used to manufacture data storage products and flat panel displays. The Company supplies electro-optical devices and sputtering systems used to manufacture thin-film disks for computer hard disk drives. Intevac also sells disk lubrication equipment and contact stop-start test equipment.

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

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