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Top 5 Companies in the Semiconductor Equipment Industry with the Best Relative Performance (RTEC , AMKR , TER , FORM , NANO )

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.

Rudolph Technol (NYSE:RTEC ) ranks first with a gain of 1.52%; Amkor Tech Inc (NASDAQ:AMKR ) ranks second with a gain of 1.05%; and Teradyne Inc (NYSE:TER ) ranks third with a gain of 0.62%.

Formfactor Inc (NASDAQ:FORM ) follows with a gain of 0.17% and Nanometrics Inc (NASDAQ:NANO ) rounds out the top five trading unchanged.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Rudolph Technol on June 25th, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $30.45. Since that call, shares of Rudolph Technol have fallen 35.3%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: relative performance rudolph technol amkor tech inc Teradyne Inc formfactor inc nanometrics inc