Technology Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 17th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS): The shares closed at $8.78, up $1.67, or 23.49%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $965.46 million. About the company: Rambus Inc. designs, develops, licenses, and markets high-speed chip-to-chip interface technology to enhance the performance and cost-effectiveness of consumer electronics, computer systems, and other electronic systems. The Company licenses semiconductor companies to manufacture and sell memory and logic ICs incorporating Rambus interface technology. 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 >>
  • Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCSI): The shares closed at $16.91, up $1.14, or 7.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $714.91 million. About the company: Blue Coat Systems, Inc. provides Web security solutions that increase the protection and control of enterprise Web infrastructures. The Company’s Web security appliances are dedicated port 80 security solutions built to protect corporate networks against Web-based viruses, unfiltered Web communication, and inappropriate Web content. Blue Coat serves a wide range of industries. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • American Superconductor (NASDAQ:AMSC): The shares closed at $4.29, up $0.25, or 6.19%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $220.60 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • FSI International, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSII): The shares closed at $2.65, up $0.15, or 6%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $102.98 million. About the company: FSI International, Inc. is a supplier of processing equipment used at key production steps to manufacture microelectronics, including semiconductor devices and thin film heads. The Company develops, manufactures, markets and supports products used in the technology areas of microlithography and surface conditioning. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM): The shares closed at $8.98, down $1.37, or 13.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $400.78 million. About the company: KEMET Corporation manufactures and sells solid tantalum and multilayer ceramic capacitors. The Company’s products are used in a wide variety of electronic applications, including communication systems, data processing equipment, personal computers, and military and aerospace systems. KEMET markets its capacitors to original equipment manufacturers around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP): The shares closed at $35.73, down $5.01, or 12.3%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $13.16 billion. About the company: NetApp, Inc. provides storage and data management solutions. The Company’s storage solutions include specialized hardware, software, and services that provide storage management for open network environments. NetApp serves enterprises, government agencies, and universities worldwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARUN): The shares closed at $21.79, down $2.35, or 9.73%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.30 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Datalink Corporation (NASDAQ:DTLK): The shares closed at $8.01, down $0.83, or 9.39%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $140.43 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE): The shares closed at $26.72, down $2.63, or 8.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.10 billion. About the company: Cree, Inc. develops and manufactures semiconductor materials and electronic devices made from silicon carbide (SiC). The Company uses proprietary technology to make enabling compound semiconductors such as blue and green light emitting diodes, SiC crystals used in the production of unique gemstones, and SiC wafers that are sold for device production and research. 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.)

Advantage: Check out our interactive stock charts, fundamentals, Twitter stream, and more >>

Improve Your 2011 Financial Health: Join the winning team of stock pickers with Wall St. Cheat Sheet’s acclaimed premium newsletter>>