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Semiconductors Equities Technical Commentary -- Research on Mattson Technology, KLA-Tencor, ASML Holding, and Entegris

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LONDON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Thursday, April 24, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,148.34, up 0.52%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day flat at 16,501.65, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,878.61, up 0.17%. The gains were narrow based as four out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day at 594.08, up 1.06%, while the index declined 0.31% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Mattson Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSN), KLA-Tencor Corp. (NASDAQ: KLAC), ASML Holding N.V. (NASDAQ: ASML) and Entegris Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTG). Free technical research on MTSN, KLAC, ASML and ENTG can be downloaded upon signing up at:

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Mattson Technology Inc.'s stock finished the Thursday's session 2.26% higher at $2.26. A total of 0.78 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.03 million shares. The stock moved between $2.12 and $2.30 during the session. Over the past three trading sessions, Mattson Technology Inc.'s shares have gained 3.20%. However, over the last one month and from the beginning of 2014, the company's stock has fallen by 7.76% and 17.52%, respectively. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 200-day moving average of $2.53 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $2.47. Mattson Technology Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 86.18 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 42.61. Sign up today to read free research on MTSN at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/1713-MTSN-25Apr2014.pdf

On Thursday, shares in KLA-Tencor Corp. fluctuated between $66.50 and $68.59 before ending the session 1.53% higher at $67.74. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 2.44 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.43 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 18.89. KLA-Tencor Corp.'s shares have advanced 2.02% in the previous three trading sessions, 9.13% in the last three months and 5.09% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, while the 50-day moving average of $66.93 is above KLA-Tencor Corp.'s 200-day moving average of $62.70. Moreover, shares of the company have an RSI of 46.47. Sign up today to read free research on KLAC at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/1713-KLAC-25Apr2014.pdf

ASML Holding N.V.'s stock edged 2.65% higher to close the day at $84.17. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.27 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 1.34 million shares. The stock vacillated between $83.26 and $84.45 during the session. Over the past three trading sessions, ASML Holding N.V.'s shares have advanced 3.09%. However, the stock has lost 7.62% in the last one month and 10.17% since the start of this year. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $89.09 and $90.63, respectively. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 29.03. Sign up today to read free research on ASML at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/1713-ASML-25Apr2014.pdf

On Thursday, shares in Entegris Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.23 million shares, higher than its three months average volume of 0.86 million shares. The stock ended the day at $11.77, which was 3.06% above its previous day's closing of $11.42, and registered an intraday range of $11.13 and $11.81. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 21.29. Entegris Inc.'s shares have lost 2.49% in the last one month, but it has advanced 6.90% in the past three months and 1.55% on YTD basis. The stock's 50-day moving average of $12.03 is above Entegris Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $10.74. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 41.85. Sign up today to read free research on ENTG at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/1713-ENTG-25Apr2014.pdf


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