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Best Relative Performance in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry Detected in Shares of Lam Research (LRCX , AMAT , MKSI , BRKS , KLAC )

By Amy Schwartz

Here are the top 5 stocks in the Semiconductor Equipment industry ranked by performance. We compiled the trading activity from yesterday and then analyzed the industry looking for stocks that were outperforming. This is what we found:

Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX ) ranks first with a gain of 3.50%; Applied Material (NASDAQ:AMAT ) ranks second with a gain of 0.98%; and Mks Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI ) ranks third with a gain of 0.94%.

Brooks Automatio (NASDAQ:BRKS ) follows with a gain of 0.63% and Kla-Tencor Corp (NASDAQ:KLAC ) rounds out the top five with a gain of 0.28%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Kla-Tencor Corp on January 7th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $92.04. Since that recommendation, shares of Kla-Tencor Corp have risen 27.0%. We continue to monitor Kla-Tencor Corp for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: relative performance lam research applied material mks instruments brooks automatio kla-tencor corp

Ticker(s): LRCX AMAT MKSI BRKS KLAC