Technology Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 19th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • TEKELEC (NASDAQ:TKLC): The shares closed at $9.21, up $1.71, or 22.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $636.84 million. About the company: Tekelec designs, manufactures, markets, and supports network systems products, diagnostics systems, and selected service applications for telecommunications networks and contact centers. The Company’s customers include telecommunications carriers, network service providers, equipment manufacturers, and contact center operators.
  • 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.
  • Majesco Entertainment Co. (NASDAQ:COOL): The shares closed at $3.44, up $0.2, or 6.17%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $142.06 million. About the company: Majesco Entertainment Company is an international developer, publisher, and distributor of interactive entertainment products. The Company markets worldwide.
  • ATMI, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATMI): The shares closed at $19.32, up $0.85, or 4.6%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $611.97 million. About the company: ATMI, Inc. supplies high performance materials, materials packaging and materials delivery systems used worldwide in the manufacture of microelectronics devices. The Company serves markets that include integrated circuit (IC) fabrication (including ion implant and interconnect materials and delivery systems), flat-panel displays, and the life sciences market.
  • Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ:TZOO): The shares closed at $30.78, up $1.26, or 4.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $506.69 million. About the company: Travelzoo Inc. provides online marketing solutions to the travel industry. Through the Company’s Web site, its newsletter, and by using its listing management software, travel companies can inform Internet users about their specials. Travelzoo serves companies such as Alamo Rent-A-Car, Delta Airlines, Expedia, and Hilton Hotels.

Losers (% price change)

  • ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:ONNN): The shares closed at $6.81, down $1.25, or 15.51%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.05 billion. About the company: ON Semiconductor Corporation supplies analog, standard logic, and discrete semiconductors for data and power management. The Company’s products include integrated circuits, and analog ICs. ON also offers discrete semiconductors in a variety of surface mount and standard packages.
  • Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ:CREE): The shares closed at $24.31, down $3.47, or 12.49%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.81 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.
  • Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE:ALU): The shares closed at $2.58, down $0.36, or 12.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.00 billion. About the company: Alcatel-Lucent manufactures telecommunications equipment, and offers telecommunications services. The Company’s telecommunications equipment and services enable its customers to send or receive virtually any type of voice or data transmission. Alcatel-Lucent designs and builds public and private networks, communications systems and software, and data networking systems.
  • Yingli Green Energy Hold (NYSE:YGE): The shares closed at $3.53, down $0.37, or 9.49%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $558.41 million. About the company: Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited designs, manufactures and sells PV modules. The Company also designs, assembles, sells and installs PV systems that are connected to an electricity transmission grid or those that operate on a stand-alone basis.
  • Western Digital Corp. (NYSE:WDC): The shares closed at $24.44, down $2.5, or 9.28%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.70 billion. About the company: Western Digital Corporation designs and manufactures hard drives for desktop computers and home entertainment applications.

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

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