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Best Relative Performance in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry Detected in Shares of Ultra Clean Hold (UCTT , MKSI , PLAB , AMAT , KLAC )

By Amy Schwartz

We looked at the Semiconductor Equipment industry and measured relative performance to find the top stocks. Relative outperformance is a bullish sign of underlying fundamental and technical strength. We look at yesterday's price action of all companies in this peer group.

Ultra Clean Hold (NASDAQ:UCTT ) ranks first with a gain of 5.67%; Mks Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI ) ranks second with a gain of 2.61%; and Photronics Inc (NASDAQ:PLAB ) ranks third with a gain of 2.42%.

Applied Material (NASDAQ:AMAT ) follows with a gain of 2.29% and Kla-Tencor Corp (NASDAQ:KLAC ) rounds out the top five with a gain of 1.72%.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Ultra Clean Hold and will alert subscribers who have UCTT in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

Keywords: relative performance ultra clean hold mks instruments photronics inc applied material kla-tencor corp

Ticker(s): UCTT MKSI PLAB AMAT KLAC