Click here to close now.

SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, William Schmarzo, Elizabeth White, Carmen Gonzalez

News Feed Item

Semiconductor Equipment Stocks Technical Analysis -- Applied Materials, Teradyne, Lam Research, Entegris, and SunEdison

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom

LONDON, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

The trading session on Monday, August 25, 2014 ended on a higher note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 17,076.87, up 0.44% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,557.35, up 0.41%. The S&P 500 finished the day 0.48% higher at 1,997.92. The gains were broad based as all the ten sectors finished on a positive note. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index finished the day at 663.24, up 0.02%, and the index has advanced 8.73% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT), Teradyne Inc. (NYSE: TER), Lam Research Corp. (NASDAQ: LRCX), Entegris Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTG) and SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:

Shares in Applied Materials Inc. edged 0.25% lower on Monday, ending the session at $22.12. A total of 9.76 million shares were traded, below its three months average volume of 13.16 million shares. The stock moved between $21.99 and $22.24 during the session. Shares in Applied Materials Inc. have advanced 0.98% in the previous three trading sessions and 4.17% in the last one month. Moreover, the stock has gained 25.08% on YTD basis. The stock  is trading at par with its 50-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $22.12 is above its 200-day moving average of $19.47. Further, shares in Applied Materials Inc. traded at a PE ratio of 22.04 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 56.77. Sign up and read the free notes on AMAT at:

Teradyne Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 1.92 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 2.44 million shares. On Monday, the stock finished the day at $20.08, which was 0.30% lower its previous day's closing of $20.14, and registered an intraday range of $19.95 and $20.25. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 26.33. Shares in Teradyne Inc. have gained 0.65% in the previous three trading sessions and 9.79% in the last one month. Additionally, the company's shares are up 13.96% on YTD basis. Shares in Teradyne Inc. are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $19.29 and $18.65, respectively. Furthermore, the stock has an RSI of 70.06. The complimentary notes on TER can be downloaded as in PDF format at:

Shares in Lam Research Corp. fluctuated between $71.31 and $72.10 before ending Monday's session 0.38% higher at $71.78. The stock reported a trading volume of 0.58 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 1.82 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 20.62. Shares in Lam Research Corp. have advanced 0.21% in the previous three trading sessions and 3.27% in the last one month. Moreover, the company's shares have surged 31.83% on YTD basis. Shares in Lam Research Corp. are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $69.21 and $58.26, respectively. Additionally, the company's shares have an RSI of 60.94. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on LRCX at:

On Monday, shares in Entegris Inc. declined 0.66%, closing the day at $12.00. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.51 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 0.93 million shares. The stock oscillated between $11.94 and $12.12 during the session. The stock traded at a PE ratio of 19.74. Shares in Entegris Inc. have traded flat in the previous three trading sessions and have gained 3.54% since the start of this year, while the shares have lost 3.38% in the last one month. Entegris Inc.'s shares are trading below their 50-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $12.71 is above its 200-day moving average of $11.73. Further, the stock has an RSI of 50.43. The complete research on ENTG is available for free at:

Shares in SunEdison Inc. fell by 0.92% on Monday, closing the day at $22.51. The stock recorded a trading volume of 5.48 million shares, much below its three months average volume of 12.84 million shares. The stock oscillated between $22.49 and $23.07 during the session. Shares in SunEdison Inc. have advanced 0.58% in the previous three trading sessions and 7.45% in the last one month. Additionally, the company's shares have surged 72.49% since the start of this year. Shares in SunEdison Inc. are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $21.85 and $17.76, respectively. Moreover, the stock has an RSI of 61.25. Free in depth research on SUNE is available at:


At Investor-Edge, we provide our members with a simple and reliable way to leverage our economy of scale. Most investors do not have time to track all publicly traded companies, much less perform an in-depth review and analysis of the complexities contained in each situation. That's where Investor-Edge comes in. We provide a single unified platform for investors' to hear about what matters. Situation alerts, moving events, and upcoming opportunities.




1. This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned.

2. Information in this release is produced on a best efforts basis by Rohit Tuli, a CFA charterholder. The content is then further fact checked and reviewed by an outsourced research provider. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. If you notice any errors or omissions, please notify us below.

3. This information is submitted as a net-positive to companies mentioned, to increase awareness for mentioned companies to our subscriber base and the investing public.

4. If you wish to have your company covered in more detail by our team, or wish to learn more about our services, please contact us at pubco [at]

5. For any urgent concerns or inquiries, please contact us at compliance [at]

6. Are you a public company? Would you like to see similar coverage on your company? Send us a full investors' package to research [at] for consideration.


Content is researched, written and reviewed on a best-effort basis. This document, article or report is prepared and authored by Investor-Edge, represented by Rohit Tuli, CFA. An outsourced research services provider has only reviewed the information provided by Investor-Edge in this article or report according to the procedures outlined by Investor-Edge. Investor-Edge is not entitled to veto or interfere in the application of such procedures by the outsourced provider to the articles, documents or reports, as the case may be.


Investor-Edge makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness or fitness for a purpose (investment or otherwise), of the information provided in this document. This information is not to be construed as personal financial advice. Readers are encouraged to consult their personal financial advisor before making any decisions to buy, sell or hold any securities mentioned herein.


Investor-Edge is 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 by Investor-Edge whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of this document. Investor-Edge expressly disclaims any fiduciary responsibility or liability for any consequences, financial or otherwise arising from any reliance placed on the information in this document. Investor-Edge does 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.

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

SOURCE Investor-Edge

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
In today's application economy, enterprise organizations realize that it's their applications that are the heart and soul of their business. If their application users have a bad experience, their revenue and reputation are at stake. In his session at 15th Cloud Expo, Anand Akela, Senior Director of Product Marketing for Application Performance Management at CA Technologies, discussed how a user-centric Application Performance Management solution can help inspire your users with every applicati...
As enterprises engage with Big Data technologies to develop applications needed to meet operational demands, new computation fabrics are continually being introduced. To leverage these new innovations, organizations are sacrificing market opportunities to gain expertise in learning new systems. In his session at Big Data Expo, Supreet Oberoi, Vice President of Field Engineering at Concurrent, Inc., discussed how to leverage existing infrastructure and investments and future-proof them against e...
The consumption economy is here and so are cloud applications and solutions that offer more than subscription and flat fee models and at the same time are available on a pure consumption model, which not only reduces IT spend but also lowers infrastructure costs, and offers ease of use and availability. In their session at 15th Cloud Expo, Ermanno Bonifazi, CEO & Founder of Solgenia, and Ian Khan, Global Strategic Positioning & Brand Manager at Solgenia, discussed this shifting dynamic with an ...
Due of the rise of Hadoop, many enterprises are now deploying their first small clusters of 10 to 20 servers. At this small scale, the complexity of operating the cluster looks and feels like general data center servers. It is not until the clusters scale, as they inevitably do, when the pain caused by the exponential complexity becomes apparent. We've seen this problem occur time and time again. In his session at Big Data Expo, Greg Bruno, Vice President of Engineering and co-founder of StackI...
Once the decision has been made to move part or all of a workload to the cloud, a methodology for selecting that workload needs to be established. How do you move to the cloud? What does the discovery, assessment and planning look like? What workloads make sense? Which cloud model makes sense for each workload? What are the considerations for how to select the right cloud model? And how does that fit in with the overall IT transformation?
You use an agile process; your goal is to make your organization more agile. But what about your data infrastructure? The truth is, today's databases are anything but agile - they are effectively static repositories that are cumbersome to work with, difficult to change, and cannot keep pace with application demands. Performance suffers as a result, and it takes far longer than it should to deliver new features and capabilities needed to make your organization competitive. As your application an...
17th Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterprises a...
The recent trends like cloud computing, social, mobile and Internet of Things are forcing enterprises to modernize in order to compete in the competitive globalized markets. However, enterprises are approaching newer technologies with a more silo-ed way, gaining only sub optimal benefits. The Modern Enterprise model is presented as a newer way to think of enterprise IT, which takes a more holistic approach to embracing modern technologies.
SYS-CON Events announced today that SUSE, a pioneer in open source software, will exhibit at SYS-CON's DevOps Summit 2015 New York, which will take place June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. SUSE provides reliable, interoperable Linux, cloud infrastructure and storage solutions that give enterprises greater control and flexibility. More than 20 years of engineering excellence, exceptional service and an unrivaled partner ecosystem power the products and support that help ...
Move from reactive to proactive cloud management in a heterogeneous cloud infrastructure. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Manoj Khabe, Innovative Solution-Focused Transformation Leader at Vicom Computer Services, Inc., will show how to replace a help desk-centric approach with an ITIL-based service model and service-centric CMDB that’s tightly integrated with an event and incident management platform. Learn how to expand the scope of operations management to service management. He will al...
The true value of the Internet of Things (IoT) lies not just in the data, but through the services that protect the data, perform the analysis and present findings in a usable way. With many IoT elements rooted in traditional IT components, Big Data and IoT isn’t just a play for enterprise. In fact, the IoT presents SMBs with the prospect of launching entirely new activities and exploring innovative areas. CompTIA research identifies several areas where IoT is expected to have the greatest impac...
There's no doubt that the Internet of Things is driving the next wave of innovation. Google has spent billions over the past few months vacuuming up companies that specialize in smart appliances and machine learning. Already, Philips light bulbs, Audi automobiles, and Samsung washers and dryers can communicate with and be controlled from mobile devices. To take advantage of the opportunities the Internet of Things brings to your business, you'll want to start preparing now.
In a world of ever-accelerating business cycles and fast-changing client expectations, the cloud increasingly serves as a growth engine and a path to new business models. Dynamic clouds enable businesses to continuously reinvent themselves, adapting their business processes, their service and software delivery and their operations to achieve speed-to-market and quick response to customer feedback. As the cloud evolves, the industry has multiple competing cloud technologies, offering on-premises ...
As the world moves from DevOps to NoOps, application deployment to the cloud ought to become a lot simpler. However, applications have been architected with a much tighter coupling than it needs to be which makes deployment in different environments and migration between them harder. The microservices architecture, which is the basis of many new age distributed systems such as OpenStack, Netflix and so on is at the heart of CloudFoundry – a complete developer-oriented Platform as a Service (PaaS...
T-Mobile has been transforming the wireless industry with its “Uncarrier” initiatives. Today as T-Mobile’s IT organization works to transform itself in a like manner, technical foundations built over the last couple of years are now key to their drive for more Agile delivery practices. In his session at DevOps Summit, Martin Krienke, Sr Development Manager at T-Mobile, will discuss where they started their Continuous Delivery journey, where they are today, and where they are going in an effort ...