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)

  • American Superconductor (NASDAQ:AMSC): The shares closed at $5.08, up $0.61, or 13.65%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $257.56 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.
  • Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARUN): The shares closed at $22.03, up $2.4, or 12.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.31 billion. About the company: Aruba Networks Inc. provides enterprise mobility solutions that enables secure access to data, voice and video applications across wireless and wireline enterprise networks.
  • 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.
  • Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ:SOHU): The shares closed at $58.82, up $4.33, or 7.95%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.25 billion. About the company: Sohu.com Inc. operates an Internet portal in China. The Company’s Web site consists of Chinese language Web navigational and search capabilities, Web-based communications services, and a platform for e-commerce services.
  • EasyLink Services Intl (NASDAQ:ESIC): The shares closed at $4.35, up $0.32, or 7.94%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $132.24 million. About the company: EasyLink Services International Corporation creates, deploys and manages business documents. The Company is a provider of e-commerce solutions to connect businesses with their trading communities.

Losers (% price change)

  • EXFO Electro-Optical (NASDAQ:EXFO): The shares closed at $6.77, down $0.61, or 8.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $407.83 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.
  • Cavium Inc (NASDAQ:CAVM): The shares closed at $28.95, down $2.26, or 7.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.41 billion. About the company: Cavium Networks, Inc. provides semiconductor processors that enable intelligent networking, communications and security applications. The Company offers a broad portfolio of software compatible processors and accelerator boards ranging in performance from 10 Mbps to 10 Gbps.
  • NCI, INC. (NASDAQ:NCIT): The shares closed at $11.76, down $0.9, or 7.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $161.90 million. About the company: NCI, Inc. designs, installs and maintains information technology systems and networks for government agencies. The Company offers network engineering, information assurance, systems development and integration, and enterprise systems management services.
  • ION Geophysical Corp. (NYSE:IO): The shares closed at $4.77, down $0.31, or 6.1%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $740.01 million. About the company: ION Geophysical Corporation provides geophysical technology, services, and solutions for the global oil and gas industry.
  • ChipMOS Tech. (Bermuda (NASDAQ:IMOS): The shares closed at $5.16, down $0.24, or 4.44%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $172.28 million. About the company: ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. provides semiconductor testing and assembly services to customers in Taiwan, Japan, and the United States. The Company and its subsidiaries provide complete backend products and solutions to a range of customers, including fabless semiconductor companies, integrated device manufacturers, and independent semiconductor foundries.

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

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