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Relatively Good Performance Detected in Shares of Photronics Inc in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry (PLAB , KLAC , FORM , UCTT , BRKS )

By James Quinn

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:

Photronics Inc (NASDAQ:PLAB ) ranks first with a gain of 1.82%; Kla-Tencor Corp (NASDAQ:KLAC ) ranks second with a loss of 0.38%; and Formfactor Inc (NASDAQ:FORM ) ranks third with a loss of 0.83%.

Ultra Clean Hold (NASDAQ:UCTT ) follows with a loss of 0.86% and Brooks Automatio (NASDAQ:BRKS ) rounds out the top five with a loss of 2.02%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Brooks Automatio on October 8th, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $32.28. Since that call, shares of Brooks Automatio have fallen 12.7%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: relative performance photronics inc kla-tencor corp formfactor inc ultra clean hold brooks automatio

Ticker(s): PLAB KLAC FORM UCTT BRKS