Semiconductor Stocks Under Review -- Oclaro, Applied Materials, Teradyne, and Lam Research

NEW YORK, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, directs investors' attention to the Semiconductor Equipment and Materials space, which is engaged in the design, manufacture, and sale of equipment that assists with the development of semiconductors. We have lined up for review the following four equities: Oclaro Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT), Teradyne Inc. (NYSE: TER), and Lam Research Corp. (NASDAQ: LRCX). Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free research reports in PDF format at:


On Monday, shares in San Jose, California headquartered Oclaro Inc. recorded a trading volume of 7.29 million shares. The stock ended the day at $9.12, rising 0.44% from the last trading session. The Company's shares have advanced 6.67% in the past month, 10.28% in the previous three months, and 1.90% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 10.81%. Furthermore, shares of Oclaro, which designs, manufactures, and markets lasers and optical components, modules, and subsystems for the optical communications, industrial, and consumer laser markets worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 46.18.

On March 21st, 2017, Oclaro announced that it has expanded its lithium niobate portfolio with the availability of a dual wavelength PM-QMZ external modulator for data rates up to 1Tbs. This new product joins the Oclaro high-bandwidth single carrier PM-QMZ modulator, which has been available since September 2015 and tested in many labs and R&D centers operating at different symbol rates up to 64 Gbaud and at different modulation formats up to 128-QAM. Sign up and read the free research report on OCLR at:

Applied Materials  

Santa Clara, California headquartered Applied Materials Inc.'s stock saw a slight drop of 0.18%, finishing yesterday's session at $38.86 with a total trading volume of 7.34 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 1.94% in the last month, 18.89% over the previous three months, and 20.76% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.84% and 24.63%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Applied Materials, which provides manufacturing equipment, services, and software to the semiconductor, display, and related industries worldwide, have an RSI of 60.33.

On March 13th, 2017, Applied Materials announced that it has been recognized as a 2017 World's Most Ethical Company© by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, for the sixth consecutive year. The Company is also one of only six companies on the list in the Electronics & Semiconductors category, underscoring its commitment to leading ethical business standards and practices. The complimentary research report on AMAT can be downloaded at:


Shares in North Reading, Massachusetts headquartered Teradyne Inc. ended the session 0.81% lower at $31.76. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.77 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 6.79% in the last one month, 23.78% over the previous three months, and 25.34% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 7.01% above its 50-day moving average and 31.16% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Teradyne, which designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and supports automatic test equipment worldwide, have an RSI of 68.61.

On April 04th, 2017, research firm Robert W. Baird initiated an 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $37 per share. Register for free on and access the latest report on TER at:

Lam Research  

At the closing bell on Monday, Fremont, California headquartered Lam Research Corp.'s stock dropped 0.39%, finishing at $128.80. A total volume of 1.03 million shares was traded. The Company's shares have gained 6.80% in the last month, 18.77% over the previous three months, and 22.28% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 6.55% and 25.54% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Lam Research, which designs, manufactures, markets, refurbishes, and services semiconductor processing systems used in the fabrication of integrated circuits, have an RSI of 67.71.

On March 27th, 2017, research firm Stifel reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $125 a share to $150 a share.

On March 28th, 2017, Lam Research announced that it will host its quarterly financial conference call and webcast on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017, beginning at 2:00 p.m. PT. The webcast can be accessed under the Investors section of the Company's website. Get free access to your research report on LRCX at:


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