Technology Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

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

Gainer (% price change)

  • Silicon Image, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIMG): The shares closed at $6.16, up $0.77, or 14.29%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $498.87 million. About the company: Silicon Image, Inc. designs, develops, and markets semiconductor solutions for applications that require high-bandwidth, integrated solutions for high-speed data communications. The Company’s products enable host systems to transmit digital video data and enable displays to receive and manipulate digital video data.
  • STMicroelectronics N.V (NYSE:STM): The shares closed at $6.66, up $0.66, or 11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.89 billion. About the company: STMicroelectronics N.V. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets semiconductor integrated circuits and discrete devices. The Company’s products are used in the telecommunications, consumer electronics, automotive, computer, and industrial sectors. Geographically, customers are located in North America, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific region.
  • 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.
  • Ultra Clean Hldgs., Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT): The shares closed at $5.04, up $0.4, or 8.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $115.00 million. About the company: Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. develops and supplies critical subsystems for the semiconductor capital equipment industry, focusing on gas delivery systems. These gas delivery systems enable the precise delivery of specialty gases used in a majority of the key steps in the semiconductor manufacturing process.
  • Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB): The shares closed at $6.56, up $0.52, or 8.61%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $392.49 million. About the company: Photronics, Inc. manufactures photomasks, which are high precision quartz plates that contain microscopic images of electronic circuits. The Company’s products are used to transfer circuit patterns onto semiconductor wafers during the fabrication of integrated circuits. Photronics operates manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, and North America.

Loser (% price change)

  • Trina Solar Limited (NYSE:TSL): The shares closed at $9.93, down $0.32, or 3.12%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $788.44 million. About the company: Trina Solar Limited manufactures solar-power products including photovoltaic wafers, ingots, cells and modules. The Company’s solar modules provide environmentally-friendly electric power for residential, commercial, industrial, and other applications worldwide.
  • Yingli Green Energy Hold (NYSE:YGE): The shares closed at $4.22, down $0.13, or 2.99%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $667.56 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.
  • JA Solar Hldgs. Co., Ltd (NASDAQ:JASO): The shares closed at $2.61, down $0.08, or 2.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $446.31 million. About the company: JA Solar Holdings Company, Ltd. manufactures solar cells. The Company sells its products principally to solar module manufacturers, which assemble and integrate its products into modules and systems.
  • Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ): The shares closed at $43.38, down $1.32, or 2.95%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $52.73 billion. About the company: CANON INC. is a professional and consumer imaging solutions company and patent-holder of digital imaging technologies. The Company’s products include networked multifunction devices, digital and analog copiers, computer peripherals, facsimile machines, image filing systems, camcorders, cameras and lenses, semiconductor, and broadcast and medical equipment.
  • AXT, Inc. (NASDAQ:AXTI): The shares closed at $6.64, down $0.19, or 2.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $213.07 million. About the company: AXT, Inc. uses a proprietary crystal growth technique to produce semiconductor substrates for a variety of electronic and optoelectronic applications. The Company’s products are used in wireless and fiber optic telecommunications, lasers, LEDs, satellite solar cells, and consumer electronics.

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

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