Pre-Market Research Reports on Semiconductor Stocks -- Oclaro, Photronics, Synopsys, and Teradyne

NEW YORK, July 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

If you want a free Stock Review on OCLR, PLAB, SNPS, and TER sign up now at On Thursday, key US indices were mixed as the NASDAQ Composite finished the trading session down 1.01%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.44% higher; and the S&P 500 was down 0.30%. Before the US markets open this morning, appraises these four Semiconductor Equipment & Materials equities: Oclaro Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), Photronics Inc. (NASDAQ: PLAB), Synopsys Inc. (NASDAQ: SNPS), and Teradyne Inc. (NYSE: TER). All you have to do is sign up today for this free limited time offer by clicking the link below.


USA-headquartered Oclaro Inc.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.35% higher at $8.69. A total volume of 1.83 million shares was traded. The Company's shares have advanced 14.80% over the previous three months and 28.93% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 9.24%. Furthermore, shares of Oclaro, which designs, manufactures, and markets optical components, modules, and subsystems for the long-haul, metro, and data center markets worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 43.26.

On July 10th, 2018, Oclaro announced that, based on the vote tally from its Special Meeting of Stockholders held earlier that day, the Company's stockholders approved the merger agreement under which Lumentum Holdings Inc. will acquire the former. Stockholders also approved other proposals relating to the transaction. Get the full research report on OCLR for free by clicking below at:


Shares in USA-based Photronics Inc. ended at $8.75, up 1.16% from the last trading session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 463,101 shares. The Company's shares have gained 10.76% over the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.75% and 2.07%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Photronics, which together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells photomasks in Taiwan, Korea, the US, Europe, and internationally, have an RSI of 54.56.

On July 06th, 2018, Photronics announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $20 million of its common stock. The purchases will occur in open market transactions from time to time depending on market conditions or in accordance with a repurchase plan under SEC Rule 10b5-1. To experience our free membership services anytime/ anywhere and access the free report on PLAB, click to register at:


USA-based Synopsys Inc.'s stock ended yesterday's session 0.01% lower at $93.15 with a total trading volume of 670,265 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 21.46% in the last twelve months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.22% and 6.39%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Synopsys, which provides electronic design automation software products used to design and test integrated circuits, have an RSI of 72.34.

On July 24th, 2018, Synopsys announced the new DesignWare® 56G Ethernet PHY IP for emerging 400 gigabit-per-second hyperscale data center system-on-chips. The advanced 56G Ethernet PHY architecture incorporates the Company's silicon-proven data converters with a configurable transmitter and digital signal processor-based receiver to deliver the best power and performance tradeoffs for the target application. Join our big investor community at Stock Trader Report now and get your free report on SNPS at:


On Thursday, shares in USA-headquartered Teradyne Inc. recorded a trading volume of 4.75 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 3.13 million shares. The stock finished the day 2.47% higher at $44.02. The Company's shares have advanced 15.69% in the last month, 29.28% in the previous three months, and 19.62% over the last twelve months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 12.90% and 5.16%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Teradyne, which designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and supports automatic test equipment worldwide, have an RSI of 71.65 and have a dividend yield of 0.82%.

On July 24th, 2018, Teradyne reported revenue of $527 million for Q2 2018, of which $360 million was in Semiconductor Test, $70 million in System Test, $62 million in Industrial Automation, and $35 million in Wireless Test. GAAP net profit for the quarter was $101.0 million, or $0.52 per share. On a non-GAAP basis, net income in Q2 2018 was $112.8 million, or $0.59 per diluted share.

On July 26th, 2018, research firm Needham reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $45 a share to $48 a share. Know more about TER in our free research coverage at:

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