TMCnet - World's Largest Communications and Technology Community



This Morning's Technical Outlook on Semiconductor Stocks -- Lam Research, Oclaro, Synopsys, and United Microelectronics
[March 13, 2018]

This Morning's Technical Outlook on Semiconductor Stocks -- Lam Research, Oclaro, Synopsys, and United Microelectronics

NEW YORK, March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- strives to bring the best free research to the investment community.  Today we are offering reports on LRCX, OCLR, SNPS, and UMC which can be accessed for free by signing up to Pre-market, revisits the Semiconductor Equipment and Materials space, which is engaged in the design, manufacture, and sale of equipment that assists with the development of semiconductors. Under evaluation this morning are: Lam Research Corp. (NASDAQ: LRCX), Oclaro Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), Synopsys Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), and United Microelectronics Corp. (NYSE: UMC). All you have to do is sign up today for this free limited time offer by clicking the link below.

Lam Research

Fremont, California headquartered Lam Research Corp.'s shares gained 1.64%, closing Monday's trading session at $228.65. The stock recorded a trading volume of 4.93 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 3.60 million shares. The Company's shares have surged 40.94% in the last month, 20.88% over the previous three months, and 89.59% over the past year. The stock is trading 18.82% above its 50-day moving average and 27.73% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Lam Research have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 74.50. 

On March 06th, 2018, Lam Research announced its plan to return at least 50% of free cash flow to stockholders over the next five years through share repurchases and dividends. This plan includes a 120% increase of the Company's quarterly dividend, starting with the dividend to be declared in the June quarter, with a bias for the dividend to grow over time, and an additional $2 billion share repurchase authorization, with execution planned over the next 12 to 18 months. Get the full research report on LRCX for free by clicking below at:


On Monday, shares in San Jose, California headquartered Oclaro Inc. recorded a trading volume of 80.05 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 4.65 million shares. The stock edged 27.52% higher, ending the day at $10.01. The Company's shares have advanced 47.42% in the past month, 43.20% in the previous three months, and 17.08% over the past year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 46.87% and 24.32%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Oclaro have an RSI of 86.47. 

On March 06th, 2018, Oclaro announced general market availability of its 100G PAM4 EA-DFB EML chips for next-generation transceiver applications. These EML chips, which operate at 53 Gbaud with up to 40Ghz bandwidth (@ 20°C) and 6dB extinction ratio (@70°C), are ideal for use in pulse amplitude modulation-based transceivers, enabling 100 Gbps per wavelength. The Company also announced additional wafer fab capacity upgrades for DML and EML laser production, providing greater availability for its components. 

On March 09th, 2018, research firm Morgan Stanley initiated an 'Equal-Weight' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $8 per share. OCLR's complimentary research coverage is a few simple steps away at:


Mountain View, California headquartered Synopsys Inc.'s stock finished the day 0.71% lower at $89.09 with a total trading volume of 796,830 shares. Shares of the Company have advanced 7.83% in the last month and 24.03% over the past year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 0.91% and 7.94%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Synopsys have an RSI of 57.32. 

On March 06th, 2018, Synopsys announced that the Company has added the ChaCha20 and Poly1305 (RFC7539) algorithms to its DesignWare® Multipurpose Security Protocol Accelerator IP, enabling designers to efficiently implement the latest encryption and authentication functionality to protect their IoT system-on-chips. The Security Protocol Accelerator IP increases security protocol performance by supporting efficient data sequencing as well as parallel processing of cryptographic operations, such as authentication and encryption/decryption. Register for your free research report on SNPS at:

United Microelectronics

Shares in Hsinchu, Taiwan headquartered United Microelectronics Corp. ended yesterday's session flat at $2.60. The stock recorded a trading volume of 241,884 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 11.59% in the last month, 5.69% over the previous three months, and 31.98% over the past year. The stock is trading 6.62% and 7.11% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of United Microelectronics have an RSI of 61.73. 

On March 09th, 2018, United Microelectronics reported its unaudited net sales for the period of January to February 2018 of NT$25,084,945. The Company also reported unaudited net sales for the month of February 2018 of NT$11,909,283. Wall St. Equities' downloadable research report on UMC available at:


Wall St. Equities:

Wall St. Equities (WSE) produces regular sponsored and non-sponsored reports, articles, stock market blogs, and popular investment newsletters covering equities listed on NYSE and NASDAQ and micro-cap stocks. WSE has two distinct and independent departments. One department produces non-sponsored analyst certified content generally in the form of press releases, articles and reports covering equities listed on NYSE and NASDAQ and the other produces sponsored content (in most cases not reviewed by a registered analyst), which typically consists of compensated investment newsletters, articles and reports covering listed stocks and micro-caps. Such sponsored content is outside the scope of procedures detailed below. 

WSE has not been compensated; directly or indirectly; for producing or publishing this document. 


The non-sponsored content contained herein has been prepared by a writer (the "Author") and is fact checked and reviewed by a third-party research service company (the "Reviewer") represented by a credentialed financial analyst [for further information on analyst credentials, please email Rohit Tuli, a CFA® charterholder (the "Sponsor"), provides necessary guidance in preparing the document templates. The Reviewer has reviewed and revised the content, as necessary, based on publicly available information which is believed to be reliable. Content is researched, written and reviewed on a reasonable-effort basis. The Reviewer has not performed any independent investigations or forensic audits to validate the information herein. The Reviewer has only independently reviewed the information provided by the Author according to the procedures outlined by WSE. WSE is not entitled to veto or interfere in the application of such procedures by the third-party research service company to the articles, documents or reports, as the case may be. Unless otherwise noted, any content outside of this document has no association with the Author or the Reviewer in any way.  


WSE, the Author, and the Reviewer are not responsible for any error which may be occasioned at the time of printing of this document or any error, mistake or shortcoming. No liability is accepted whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of this document. WSE, the Author, and the Reviewer expressly disclaim any fiduciary responsibility or liability for any consequences, financial or otherwise arising from any reliance placed on the information in this document. Additionally, WSE, the Author, and the Reviewer do not (1) guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or correct sequencing of the information, or (2) warrant any results from use of the information. The included information is subject to change without notice. 


This document is not intended as an offering, recommendation, or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell the securities mentioned or discussed, and is to be used for informational purposes only. Please read all associated disclosures and disclaimers in full before investing. Neither WSE nor any party affiliated with us is a registered investment adviser or broker-dealer with any agency or in any jurisdiction whatsoever. To download our report(s), read our disclosures, or for more information, visit


For any questions, inquiries, or comments reach out to us directly. If you're a company, we are covering and wish to no longer feature on our coverage list contact us via email and/or phone between 09:30 EDT to 16:00 EDT from Monday to Friday at:

Phone number: +21-32-044-483
Office Address: 1 Scotts Road #24-10, Shaw Center Singapore 228

CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.


Cision View original content:

SOURCE Wall St. Equities

[ Back To's Homepage ]

Technology Marketing Corporation

35 Nutmeg Drive Suite 340, Trumbull, Connecticut 06611 USA
Ph: 800-243-6002, 203-852-6800
Fx: 203-866-3326

General comments:
Comments about this site:


© 2018 Technology Marketing Corporation. All rights reserved | Privacy Policy