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15 Trending Stocks In Semiconductors Industry To Watch And Buy In 2020

The semi-conductors industry has maintained its position by bringing new technologies essential for future growth. Semi-conductors have become important to the operation of everything from the economy to national security. In 2020, the semi-conductors industry has experienced an increase in growth by 3.3%. Semiconductors spark the engine of technological advancement.

The significance of this industry is so great that most advanced nations aimed to be competitive in at least some aspect of this critical industry. This industry is bringing new technologies and innovation as time passes by. Advanced semi-conductors create better products that lead to greater demands in this industry.

Let’s take a quick look at 15 leading companies in the semiconductor industry:

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC)

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) last closed at $50.39, in a 52-week range of $43.63 to $69.29. Analysts have a consensus price target of $56.50.  Intel Corporation announced Wednesday that it has released ‘Tiger Lake’ the 11th generation version of its flagship chip for laptops. It has disclosed that its performance is 20% and has a better battery life. This Corporation believed that this new product will help it to achieve its lost market shares. Intel has a total market capitalization of 209.93 billion.

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA)

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) stock drop by -9.28% to $520.62. The most recent rating by The Benchmark Company, on September 02, 2020, is at a Buy. NVIDIA Corporation has introduced a new line of gaming cards and detailed more video games. NVIDIA said its GeForce RTX 3090, 3080, and 3070 chips will improve the video game graphics and increased the performance and efficiency. It has also announced its plan to release a new line of graphics cards that are two times faster than the predecessors. Its market capitalization remained high, hitting $308.53 billion.

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM)

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) last closed at $116.43, in a 52-week range of $58.00 to $123.93. Analysts have a consensus price target of $119.26. QUALCOMM  has introduced a 5G-ready version of its snapdragon 4 chips that have the ability to run on cheaper phones. It is continuously striving to make 5G accessible to all smartphone users. It has earlier announced that it has launched the Snapdragon 732G Mobile Platform, which is an upgrade to the Snapdragon 730G. QUALCOMM Incorporated total market capitalization remained high, hitting 128.49 billion.

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL)

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL) stock drop by -6.96% to $38.32. The most recent rating by Cowen, on August 28, 2020, is at a Market perform. Marvell Technology has earlier disclosed that it has joined the Open RAN policy Coalition. The coalition consists of leading operators and equipment providers, leading policymakers. The purpose behind this coalition is to promote policies that advance the adoption of open and interoperable solutions in the RAN market. It has traded up 132.95% from its 52-weeks low and traded down -7.31% from its 52-weeks high.

Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN)

Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN) last closed at $141.67, in a 52-week range of $93.09 to $148.37. Analysts have a consensus price target of $139.68. Texas Instruments Incorporated has launched the industry’s first DC/DC buck-boost converter to combine programmable input current limit and integrated dynamic voltage scaling to extend battery life by at least 50%. It has moved up 52.19% from its 52-weeks low and moved down -4.52% from its 52-weeks high.

Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM)

Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) stock drop by -3.05% to $68.55. The most recent rating by Cowen, on April 29, 2020, is at a Market perform. Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (MXIM) has introduced MAX31889 which is a digital temperature sensor that features an unmatched combination of accuracy and power consumption. It has the ability to replace expensive resistance temperature detectors (RTDs) in precise temperature-sensitive applications. It also has the ability to reduce wiring complexity.

Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS)

Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS) last closed at $139.91, in a 52-week range of $67.90 to $154.24. Analysts have a consensus price target of $141.20. Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS) disclosed that it has decided to participate in Fireside Chat at the Citi 2020 Global Technology Conference on Sept. 8, 2020. It has moved up 106.05% from its 52-weeks low and moved down -9.29% from its 52-weeks high.

Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO)

Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO) fall -6.11% after losing more than -$22.92 on Thursday. Broadcom Inc. Announces Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Results and Quarterly Dividends. Apple Inc (AAPL) supplier Broadcom Inc (AVGO) said on Thursday that a ramp-up of annual chip shipments would be later this year and pointed the later release date. Broadcam Inc has total market capitalization is $139.27 billion.

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD)

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) shares were trading down -8.51% at $82.54 at the time of writing on Thursday.

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) share price went from a low point around $27.43 to briefly over $94.28 in the past 52 weeks, though shares have since pulled back to $82.54. AMD market cap has remained high, hitting $94.92B at the time of writing, giving it a price-to-sales ratio of more than 10.

If we look at the recent analyst rating AMD, Northland Capital downgraded coverage on AMD shares with a market perform rating and a $76.15 price target, which implies room for -6.39% downside momentum this year.

Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU)

Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MU) Shares headed falling, lower as much as -3.14%. The most recent rating by Cascend Securities, on August 13, 2020, is at a Buy. Its stocks fluctuated between the 52-weeks low range of $31.13 and a high range of $61.19. It has moved up 48.93% from its 52-weeks low and moved down -24.29% from its 52-weeks high. Micron Technology has a total market capitalization of $50.27 billion.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE: TSM)

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE: TSM) fall -1.20% after losing more than -$0.99 on Thursday. During the 52-weeks of trading, this company’s stock has fluctuated between the low of $41.58 and a high of $84.00. TSM has traded up 95.26% from its 52-weeks low and traded down -3.36% from its 52-weeks high. Focusing on ita liquidity, it has a current ratio of 1.40. TSM’s quick ratio is 1.30.

ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: ON)

ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: ON) Shares headed falling, lower as much as -4.16%. The most recent rating by Craig Hallum, on August 11, 2020, is at a Buy. ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: ON) total market capitalization has remained high, hitting 8.53 billion. Focusing on its liquidity, it has a current ratio of 2.30.

Analog Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI)

Analog Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) fall -3.87% after losing more than -$4.71 on Thursday. During the past 52-weeks of trading, this company’s stock has oscillated between the low of $79.07 and a high of $127.39. Looking at its profitability, it has a return on assets of 5.20%, return on equity of 9.50%, and return on investment of 9.20%.

STMicroelectronics N.V. (NYSE: STM)

STMicroelectronics N.V. (NYSE: STM) Shares headed falling, lower as much as -8.90%. The most recent rating by Bryan Garnier, on June 29, 2020, is at a Buy. Its market capitalization remained high, hitting 25.98 billion. Looking at its liquidity, it has a current ratio of 2.10.

Inphi Corporation (NYSE: IPHI)

Inphi Corporation (NYSE: IPHI) stock drop by -8.18% to $108.59. The most recent rating by Northland Capital, on August 05, 2020, is at a Market perform. Inphi Corporation (NYSE: IPHI) has a 52-weeks low and high range of $55.72 and $142.00, respectively. Its market capitalization remained high, hitting $5.60 billion at the time of writing.

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