Lam Research Corp (NASDAQ:LRCX)

Applied Materials Brings Havoc to Semiconductor Capital Equipment Space

Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) typically has beaten its earnings and sales expectations. Apparently, the top U.S. player for semiconductor capital equipment is finding out that 29% in quarterly revenue ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Andeavor, CSX, Lam Research, Owens Corning, UPS, Xerox and More

The futures traded higher again on Monday morning as the new trading week started on the back of one of the best weeks for the markets since March. The venerable ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Adtran, Alcoa, Clorox, Kinder Morgan, Lam Research, MGIC, Sprint, Walmart and More

Stocks have been gaining of late as earnings season has kicked off, but the major equity indices were indicated to open lower on Thursday. Investors have been rethinking what the ...
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Stifel Pounds the Table to Buy Semiconductor Equipment Sell-Off Now

For the past couple of years, the semiconductors have been red hot, and in lock-step so have the semiconductor capital equipment stocks, and with good reason. As demand for semiconductor ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Amex, Broadcom, Citigroup, Conatus, Intel, Micron, Nvidia, Spotify, Wells Fargo and More

Stocks experienced a major recovery on Wednesday after opening down 2% early in the day. After closing positive on the day, the futures markets were pointing to a higher open ...
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Stifel Says Buy Top Semiconductor Equipment Stocks on Market Pullback

While market sell-offs and volatility can be brutal, the good thing for those with a long-term view is that expensive stocks become much more reasonable and can be added to portfolios. ...
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Bright Days Ahead for Semiconductor Capital Equipment and Testing, From Cyclical to Secular

Get ready for the semiconductor capital equipment segment to be less cyclical ahead. That's the message from Merrill Lynch's semiconductor team. The firm just reinstated coverage on several chip capital spending ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Applied Materials, Celgene, Children’s Place, Kinder Morgan, Match, Myriad Genetics, Nordstrom, Oracle and More

Stocks have been mixed this week ahead of Wednesday's Federal Reserve decision on interest rates, with an expected hike all but assured. And stocks were looking mixed on Wednesday as ...
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Friday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

March 9, 2018: The S&P 500 closed up 1.7% at 2,786.41. The DJIA closed up 1.8% at 25,334.84. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 1.8% at 7,560.81. Friday was a very ...
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Tuesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

March 6, 2018: The S&P 500 closed up 0.3% at 2,728.13. The DJIA closed relatively flat at 24,883.85. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.6% at 7,372.01. Tuesday was mixed day ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Celgene, Chevron, Exxon, Frontier Communications, JPMorgan, Lam Research, P&G, Square, Workday and More

The stock market may have sold off on Tuesday after Jerome Powell gave his first testimony as Federal Reserve chair to Congress, but much of the move was just a ...
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Semiconductor Capital Equipment Off to a Huge 2018: 5 to Buy Now

Just when investors were maybe becoming a touch nervous over the dizzying heights the semiconductor capital equipment industry has soared to over the past couple of years, a major player ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abbott Labs, Amazon, CME, Foot Locker, GE, Home Depot, Lam Research and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Thursday after strong earnings reports. Investors are looking to position their portfolios for 2018 and beyond. The bull market is nearing nine years ...
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Wednesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

January 17, 2018: The S&P 500 closed up 0.9% at 2,802.57. The DJIA closed up 1.3% at 26,114.51. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 1.0% at 7,298.28. Wednesday was an incredible ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Boeing, Chesapeake Energy, Eli Lilly, Gilead, Micron, NVIDIA, P&G, Qualcomm and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Tuesday morning, for basically more of the same in gains almost every day of the new year. Now that the bull market is nearly nine ...
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