Technology Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 13th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • TriQuint Semiconductor (NASDAQ:TQNT): The shares closed at $7.39, up $1.46, or 24.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.22 billion. About the company: TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a variety of high performance analog and mixed signal integrated circuits for the communications markets. The Company utilizes its proprietary gallium arsenide technology to enable its products to overcome the performance barriers of silicon devices in various applications. TriQuint’s products are sold worldwide.
  • SINA Corporation (NASDAQ:SINA): The shares closed at $92.88, up $14.4, or 18.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.12 billion. About the company: SINA Corporation is a global Internet media company operating Chinese-language destination sites. The Company offers a network of branded content and services targeting people of Chinese descent worldwide. SINA.com offers online news, entertainment, community, and commerce through web sites that are produced and updated by local teams in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and North America.
  • Fairchild Semicond. Intl. (NYSE:FCS): The shares closed at $13.49, up $1.25, or 10.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.72 billion. About the company: Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc., is a global supplier of high performance products that minimize, convert, manage and distribute power for multiple end markets. The Company’s focus is on developing power and interface solutions for a broad range of electronic devices. Fairchild Semiconductor components are used in computing, communications, and other applications.
  • Majesco Entertainment Co. (NASDAQ:COOL): The shares closed at $3.00, up $0.26, or 9.49%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $123.89 million. About the company: Majesco Entertainment Company is an international developer, publisher, and distributor of interactive entertainment products. The Company markets worldwide.
  • 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • KVH Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KVHI): The shares closed at $7.98, down $0.55, or 6.45%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $118.90 million. About the company: KVH Industries, Inc. designs and manufactures products that enable mobile communication, navigation, and direction sensing through the use of its proprietary in-motion satellite antenna and fiber optic technologies. KVH serves multiple markets, including military navigation/stabilization and mobile satellite communications for vessels, RV’s and automobiles.
  • Alliance Data Systems (NYSE:ADS): The shares closed at $92.51, down $5.74, or 5.84%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.71 billion. About the company: Alliance Data Systems Corporation provides card services, loyalty and marketing solutions, payment processing, and business process outsourcing services. The Company provides such services to the retail, petroleum, utility, financial services, and hospitality markets.
  • Imation Corp. (NYSE:IMN): The shares closed at $7.24, down $0.44, or 5.73%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $278.49 million. About the company: Imation Corp. develops, manufactures, and markets a wide variety of products for removable data storage applications. The Company’s products are sold to major customer markets, including enterprise data centers, network server environments, and the person consumer market. Imation’s products are sold in countries around the world.
  • Advanced Semicond (NYSE:ASX): The shares closed at $4.31, down $0.26, or 5.69%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.82 billion. About the company: Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. manufactures and markets integrated circuit packages for computer and industrial applications. The Company also produces notebook computers. Advanced Semiconductor sells its products in Taiwan and exports to North America, Asia, and Europe.
  • Global Sources Ltd (NASDAQ:GSOL): The shares closed at $6.60, down $0.37, or 5.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $222.48 million. About the company: Global Sources Ltd. creates and facilitates global trade between buyers and suppliers. The Company’s integrated sourcing and marketing solutions enable importers to buy, and exporters to sell, more effectively and profitably. Global Sources aggregates and formats industry-specific supplier and product information, then delivers this content to its buyer community worldwide.

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

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