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How These Semiconductor Stocks are Performing? -- KLA-Tencor, Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Lam Research, and Universal Display
[October 06, 2017]

How These Semiconductor Stocks are Performing? -- KLA-Tencor, Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Lam Research, and Universal Display

NEW YORK, October 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

If you want a Stock Review on KLAC, KLIC, LRCX or OLED then come over to and sign up for your free customized report today. On Thursday, October 05, 2017, the NASDAQ Composite, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the S&P 500 edged higher at the closing bell. Seven out of nine sectors ended Thursday's trading session in bullish territories. Taking into consideration yesterday's market sentiment, assessed the following Semiconductor Equipment & Materials equities this morning: KLA-Tencor Corp. (NASDAQ: KLAC), Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC), Lam Research Corp. (NASDAQ: LRCX), and Universal Display Corp. (NASDAQ: OLED). Learn more about these stocks by registering for free on and accessing the complimentary research reports at:


On Thursday, shares in Milpitas, California headquartered KLA-Tencor Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.16 million shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 1.15 million shares. The stock ended at $101.67, declining 1.29% from the last trading session. The Company's shares have gained 42.77% in the last twelve months and 29.22% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 6.66% and 8.23%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of KLA-Tencor, which designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nano-electronics industries worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 56.84.

On September 13th, 2017, research firm Goldman downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Neutral'. See our free and comprehensive research report on KLAC at:

Kulicke and Soffa Industries 

Singapore headquartered Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc.'s stock finished yesterday's session 0.41% higher at $22.03. A total volume of 331,666 shares was traded. The Company's shares have gained 15.89% in the last month, 10.32% over the previous three months, 65.39% in the last twelve months, and 38.12% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 11.44% and 10.33%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Kulicke and Soffa Industries, which designs, manufactures, and sells capital equipment and expendable tools to assemble semiconductor devices, have an RSI of 72.82. KLIC free research report PDF is just a click away at:

Lam Research 

At the close of trading on Thursday, shares in Fremont, California heaquartered Lam Research Corp. saw a drop of 1.19%, ending the day at $182.82. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.59 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 10.79% in the last month, 23.42% in the previous three months, 90.10 % over the last twelve months, and 72.91% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 10.20% and 29.34%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Lam Research, which designs, manufactures, markets, refurbishes, and services semiconductor processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits worldwide, have an RSI of 62.93.

On September 12th, 2017, research firm Argus initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $196 per share. Sign up for your complimentary report on LRCX at:

Universal Display 

Ewing, New Jersey headquartered Universal Display Corp.'s shares ended the day 0.86% lower at $127.20 with a total trading volume of 702,560 shares. The stock has gained 14.44% in the previous three months, 142.89% over the last twelve months, and 125.93% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.67% and 29.64%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Universal Display, which engages in the research, development, and commercialization of organic light emitting diode technologies and materials for use in flat panel displays and solid-state lighting applications, have an RSI of 48.37. Register for free on and download the latest research report on OLED at:


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