Technology Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 3rd

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Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Technology (NYSE:XLK) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • Applied Micro Circuits (NASDAQ:AMCC): The shares closed at $6.89, up $0.78, or 12.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $443.53 million. About the company: Applied Micro Circuits Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets high-performance, high-bandwidth silicon solutions for the world’s communications infrastructure. The Company provides products for the automated test equipment, high-speed computing, and military markets. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI): The shares closed at $2.39, up $0.26, or 12.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $163.31 million. About the company: THQ Inc. develops, publishes, and distributes interactive entertainment software worldwide. The Company’s products are used in a variety of hardware platforms in the home video game market, including personal computers, Nintendo, and PlayStation. THQ’s products are primarily based on licenses from popular sports, movies, and arcade games. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:ONNN): The shares closed at $7.79, up $0.7, or 9.87%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.49 billion. About the company: ON Semiconductor Corporation supplies analog, standard logic, and discrete semiconductors for data and power management. The Company’s products include integrated circuits, and analog ICs. ON also offers discrete semiconductors in a variety of surface mount and standard packages. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • AIXTRON SE (NASDAQ:AIXG): The shares closed at $14.94, up $1.34, or 9.85%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.50 billion. About the company: Aixtron AG engineers and manufactures metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) equipment for the semiconductor industry. The Company’s customers use its equipment to produce compound semiconductor layer structures for use in LED, laser, solar cell, transistor, telecommunications, and other applications. Aixtron markets its products worldwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • STMicroelectronics N.V (NYSE:STM): The shares closed at $7.35, up $0.64, or 9.54%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.50 billion. About the company: STMicroelectronics N.V. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets semiconductor integrated circuits and discrete devices. The Company’s products are used in the telecommunications, consumer electronics, automotive, computer, and industrial sectors. Geographically, customers are located in North America, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific region. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • MEMC Electronic Materials (NYSE:WFR): The shares closed at $5.10, down $0.68, or 11.76%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.18 billion. About the company: MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. produces silicon wafers. The Company’s products are used in computers, telecommunications equipment, automobiles, consumer electronics products, industrial automation and control systems, and analytical and defense systems. MEMC operates manufacturing facilities in Italy, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Advanced Analogic Tech (NASDAQ:AATI): The shares closed at $3.86, down $0.43, or 10.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $170.43 million. About the company: Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. supplies power management semiconductors for mobile consumer electronic devices, such as wireless handsets, notebook and tablet computers, smartphones, digital cameras, and digital audio players. The Company focuses design and marketing efforts on the application-specific power management needs of consumer, communications, and computing applications. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Sierra Wireless, Inc (NASDAQ:SWIR): The shares closed at $6.64, down $0.7, or 9.54%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $207.81 million. About the company: Sierra Wireless Inc. is a wireless data communications equipment company. The Company delivers a variety of products including PC cards for portable computers, ruggedized vehicle-mounted modems, original equipment manufacturer modules for embedded applications, telemetry modems, and software tools and utilities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • (): The shares closed at $22.91, down $2.02, or 8.1%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $192.14 million. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD): The shares closed at $31.15, down $2.6, or 7.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.83 billion. About the company: WebMD Health Corp. provides health information services to consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans. The Company provides its services through its public and private online portals and health-focused publications. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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