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Top 5 Companies in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry with the Best Relative Performance (AMAT , MKSI , LRCX , KLAC , UCTT )

By Shiri Gupta

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:

Applied Material (NASDAQ:AMAT ) ranks first with a gain of 3.99%; Mks Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI ) ranks second with a gain of 2.42%; and Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX ) ranks third with a gain of 2.08%.

Kla-Tencor Corp (NASDAQ:KLAC ) follows with a gain of 1.56% and Ultra Clean Hold (NASDAQ:UCTT ) rounds out the top five with a gain of 0.69%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Lam Research on December 12th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $279.81. Since that recommendation, shares of Lam Research have risen 19.6%. We continue to monitor Lam Research for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: relative performance applied material mks instruments lam research kla-tencor corp ultra clean hold

Ticker(s): AMAT MKSI LRCX KLAC UCTT