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Tickers in this Article: CYMI, CREE, FSLR, ASML, UTEK, MSCC, INTC
The Nasdaq has been relatively flat, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.3% and the Dow has remained steady so far today.

The Semiconductors sector (XLK) has increased 0.4% so far today and here are its biggest movers:
CompanyMarket CapPercentage Change
Cymer (Nasdaq:CYMI)$1.49 billion+55.6%
Cree (Nasdaq:CREE)$3.04 billion+11.8%
First Solar (Nasdaq:FSLR)$2.1 billion+4.6%
ASML Holding N.V (Nasdaq:ASML)$21.87 billion-4.5%
Ultratech (Nasdaq:UTEK)$786.8 million+4.1%
Microsemi (Nasdaq:MSCC)$1.64 billion+3.1%
Intel (Nasdaq:INTC)$111.82 billion-2.8%
Broker Summary: Charles Schwab Online Brokerage

After a big jump of 55.6%, Cymer (Nasdaq:CYMI) is trading at $74.43 per share. The company's volume is currently 7.3 million shares for the day, 24.3 times the average daily volume.

Cree (Nasdaq:CREE) is trading at $29.28 per share, a significant rise of 11.8%. The company's volume is currently 4.3 million shares. This is greater than yesterday's volume of 2.5 million shares.

Rising 4.6%, First Solar (Nasdaq:FSLR) is currently trading at $25.19 per share. The company's volume for the day so far is 5.3 million shares, 0.8 times its average over the past three months.

Currently trading at $51.17 per share, ASML Holding N.V (Nasdaq:ASML) has fallen 4.5%. So far today, 11.9 million shares have changed hands.

Ultratech (Nasdaq:UTEK) is up 4.1% to reach a current price of $30.99 per share. The company's volume is currently 187,500 shares for the day, 1.1 times the average daily volume.

After rising 3.1%, Microsemi (Nasdaq:MSCC) is currently trading at a share price of $19.03. So far today, the company's volume is 203,265 shares. This is about the same trading activity as there was yesterday.

Intel (Nasdaq:INTC) is currently trading at a share price of $21.73, a 2.8% decline. With 51.9 million shares changing hands so far today, the company's volume is 1.1 times the average volume over the last three months.

The Bottom Line On any given day, a particular stock may see positive or negative change in its share price. Paying close attention to the previous ratios will help you identify key times to adjust your strategy. Keep in mind that all these ratios should be compared against historical numbers and industry information in order to get a more complete picture.

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