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Tickers in this Article: RFMD, CRUS, IRF, AIXG, SWKS, VECO, BRCM
On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq has decreased 0.4%, the S&P 500 has declined 0.3% and the Dow is down 0.2%.

The Semiconductors sector (XLK) is down 0.4%, outperforming the market overall. Currently, the biggest movers in the sector are:
CompanyMarket CapPercentage Change
RF Micro Devices (Nasdaq:RFMD)$1.23 billion+7.3%
Cirrus Logic (Nasdaq:CRUS)$1.91 billion-4.5%
International (NYSE:IRF)$1.21 billion-4.3%
AIXTRON SE (Nasdaq:AIXG)$1.16 billion+4.1%
Skyworks Solutions (Nasdaq:SWKS)$4.37 billion-4%
Veeco Instruments (Nasdaq:VECO)$1.2 billion-3%
Broadcom (Nasdaq:BRCM)$19.37 billion-2.8%
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RF Micro Devices (Nasdaq:RFMD) is up 7.3% to reach a current price of $4.72 per share. With 10.8 million shares changing hands so far today, the company's volume is 2.7 times the current three-month average.

At $27.80, Cirrus Logic (Nasdaq:CRUS) has slipped 4.5%. The company's volume for the day so far is 1.5 million shares.

Currently trading at $16.82 per share, International (NYSE:IRF) has fallen 4.3%. The company's volume is currently 168,437 shares for the day, lighter than yesterday's volume of 446,047 shares.

AIXTRON SE (Nasdaq:AIXG) is at $11.89 per share after an increase of 4.1%. This morning, the company's volume is 51,134 shares. This is 0.3 times its average daily volume.

Skyworks Solutions (Nasdaq:SWKS) is down 4% to reach $21.59 per share. The company's volume for the day so far is 2.4 million shares, consistent with its average over the last three months.

Veeco Instruments (Nasdaq:VECO) has fallen 3% and is currently trading at $29.62 per share. So far today, 220,768 shares have changed hands.

Broadcom (Nasdaq:BRCM) is trading at $33.37 per share, down 2.8%. At 3.7 million shares, the company's volume so far today is consistent with the volume from yesterday which is likely to result in less activity than yesterday's volume of 8.8 million shares.

The Bottom Line The nature of the market is such that stocks will have good days and bad days. Daily stock performance should be weighed against historical performance and put in context of the market overall. 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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