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Top 5 Companies in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry with the Best Relative Performance (AMKR , VECO , BRKS , TER , AEIS )

By James Quinn

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.

Amkor Tech Inc (NASDAQ:AMKR ) ranks first with a gain of 4.50%; Veeco Instrument (NASDAQ:VECO ) ranks second with a gain of 3.79%; and Brooks Automatio (NASDAQ:BRKS ) ranks third with a gain of 3.56%.

Teradyne Inc (NYSE:TER ) follows with a gain of 2.02% and Adv Energy Inds (NASDAQ:AEIS ) rounds out the top five with a gain of 1.92%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Veeco Instrument on June 20th, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $15.63. Since that call, shares of Veeco Instrument have fallen 32.5%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: relative performance amkor tech inc veeco instrument brooks automatio Teradyne Inc adv energy inds