The Nasdaq has increased 0.3%, the S&P 500 is trading up 0.3% and the Dow is up 0.3% on a good day for the market so far.

The Semiconductors sector (XLK) is up 0.1%, underperforming the market overall. The biggest movers in the sector are currently:

CompanyMarket CapPercentage Change
Tower Semiconductor Ltd (Nasdaq:TSEM)$603.6 million+5.7%
Advantest Corp (NYSE:ATE)$2 billion+5%
NXP (Nasdaq:NXPI)$5.53 billion+3.9%
AIXTRON SE (Nasdaq:AIXG)$1.31 billion-3.2%
Texas Instruments (Nasdaq:TXN)$31.04 billion+3%
ASM International (Nasdaq:ASMI)$1.83 billion-2.7%
Cirrus Logic (Nasdaq:CRUS)$2.4 billion+2.7%
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After rising 5.7%, Tower Semiconductor Ltd (Nasdaq:TSEM) is currently trading at a share price of $9.05. So far today, 23,617 shares have changed hands.

Advantest Corp (NYSE:ATE) is up 5% to reach a current price of $12.15 per share. At 17,747 shares, the company's volume so far today is 1.2 times its current three-month average.

NXP (Nasdaq:NXPI) is currently trading at $22.81 per share, a 3.9% increase. The company is trading at a volume of one million shares. At this rate, trading activity will likely be down from yesterday when 3.5 million shares changed hands.

AIXTRON SE (Nasdaq:AIXG) is down 3.2% to reach $12.62 per share. At 40,346 shares, the company's volume so far today is 0.7 times the average daily volume.

Texas Instruments (Nasdaq:TXN) has increased to a share price of $28.10, a 3% rise. The company is currently trading a volume of 7.8 million shares.

Currently trading at $32.37 per share, ASM International (Nasdaq:ASMI) has fallen 2.7%. The company's volume for the day so far is 21,619 shares, 1.2 times the average volume over the last three months.

Cirrus Logic (Nasdaq:CRUS) has risen 2.7% and is currently trading at $38.20 per share. So far today, 497,287 shares of the company's stock have changed hands. This is on pace to reach yesterday's trading volume of 970,238 shares.

The Bottom Line No matter the economic climate, Wall Street will always have stocks that make major moves each week. Daily stock performance should be weighed against historical performance and put in context of the market overall. However, these fundamental metrics must be analyzed with historic data, industry information in addition to firm specific financial statements.

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Tickers in this Article: TSEM, ATE, NXPI, AIXG, TXN, ASMI, CRUS

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