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Tickers in this Article: SMTC, CREE, ASML, MSCC, MPWR, NXPI, MLNX
On a good day for the market, the Nasdaq has climbed 0.5%, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.5% and the Dow is up 0.4%.

The Semiconductors sector (XLK) is up 0.5%, underperforming the market overall. The biggest movers in the sector are currently:
CompanyMarket CapPercentage Change
Semtech (Nasdaq:SMTC)$1.63 billion+13.1%
Cree (Nasdaq:CREE)$3.71 billion-5.6%
ASML Holding N.V (Nasdaq:ASML)$28.07 billion+5.1%
Microsemi (Nasdaq:MSCC)$1.66 billion+4.1%
Monolithic Power Systems (Nasdaq:MPWR)$720.5 million+3.1%
NXP (Nasdaq:NXPI)$6.04 billion+3.1%
Mellanox (Nasdaq:MLNX)$3.61 billion-3%
Broker Summary: Charles Schwab Online Brokerage

After a big jump of 13.1%, Semtech (Nasdaq:SMTC) is trading at $28.19 per share. The company's volume is currently 1.4 million shares for the day, 4.8 times its current three-month average.

After a decline of 5.6%, Cree (Nasdaq:CREE) has hit a share price of $31.69. So far today, the company's volume is 1.7 million shares. Yesterday, volume was only 1.5 million shares.

ASML Holding N.V (Nasdaq:ASML) is up 5.1% to reach a current price of $62.25 per share. At 1.4 million shares, the company's volume so far today is 0.6 times its current daily average.

Microsemi (Nasdaq:MSCC) has risen 4.1% to hit a current price of $19.13 per share. This morning, the company is trading a volume of 227,418 shares.

Monolithic Power Systems (Nasdaq:MPWR) has moved up 3.1% and is currently trading at $20.99 per share. The company's volume for the day so far is 114,287 shares, consistent with its average over the last three months.

After rising 3.1%, NXP (Nasdaq:NXPI) is currently trading at a share price of $24.95. The company's volume for the day so far is 281,845 shares. At this rate, trading activity will likely be down from yesterday when 944,861 shares changed hands.

Mellanox (Nasdaq:MLNX) is currently trading at a share price of $73.96, a 3% decline. So far today, the company's volume is 767,847 shares, 1.2 times the current daily average.

The Bottom Line No matter the economic climate, Wall Street will always have stocks that make major moves each week. Paying close attention to the previous ratios will help you identify key times to adjust your strategy. However, these fundamental metrics must be analyzed with historic data, industry information in addition to firm specific financial statements.

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