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Semiconductor Equipment Stocks Technical Analysis -- Applied Materials, Teradyne, Lam Research, Entegris, and SunEdison

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LONDON, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

The trading session on Monday, August 25, 2014 ended on a higher note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 17,076.87, up 0.44% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,557.35, up 0.41%. The S&P 500 finished the day 0.48% higher at 1,997.92. The gains were broad based as all the ten sectors finished on a positive note. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index finished the day at 663.24, up 0.02%, and the index has advanced 8.73% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT), Teradyne Inc. (NYSE: TER), Lam Research Corp. (NASDAQ: LRCX), Entegris Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTG) and SunEdison Inc. (NYSE: SUNE). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:  


Shares in Applied Materials Inc. edged 0.25% lower on Monday, ending the session at $22.12. A total of 9.76 million shares were traded, below its three months average volume of 13.16 million shares. The stock moved between $21.99 and $22.24 during the session. Shares in Applied Materials Inc. have advanced 0.98% in the previous three trading sessions and 4.17% in the last one month. Moreover, the stock has gained 25.08% on YTD basis. The stock  is trading at par with its 50-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $22.12 is above its 200-day moving average of $19.47. Further, shares in Applied Materials Inc. traded at a PE ratio of 22.04 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 56.77. Sign up and read the free notes on AMAT at:


Teradyne Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 1.92 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 2.44 million shares. On Monday, the stock finished the day at $20.08, which was 0.30% lower its previous day's closing of $20.14, and registered an intraday range of $19.95 and $20.25. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 26.33. Shares in Teradyne Inc. have gained 0.65% in the previous three trading sessions and 9.79% in the last one month. Additionally, the company's shares are up 13.96% on YTD basis. Shares in Teradyne Inc. are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $19.29 and $18.65, respectively. Furthermore, the stock has an RSI of 70.06. The complimentary notes on TER can be downloaded as in PDF format at:


Shares in Lam Research Corp. fluctuated between $71.31 and $72.10 before ending Monday's session 0.38% higher at $71.78. The stock reported a trading volume of 0.58 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 1.82 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 20.62. Shares in Lam Research Corp. have advanced 0.21% in the previous three trading sessions and 3.27% in the last one month. Moreover, the company's shares have surged 31.83% on YTD basis. Shares in Lam Research Corp. are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $69.21 and $58.26, respectively. Additionally, the company's shares have an RSI of 60.94. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on LRCX at:


On Monday, shares in Entegris Inc. declined 0.66%, closing the day at $12.00. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.51 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 0.93 million shares. The stock oscillated between $11.94 and $12.12 during the session. The stock traded at a PE ratio of 19.74. Shares in Entegris Inc. have traded flat in the previous three trading sessions and have gained 3.54% since the start of this year, while the shares have lost 3.38% in the last one month. Entegris Inc.'s shares are trading below their 50-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $12.71 is above its 200-day moving average of $11.73. Further, the stock has an RSI of 50.43. The complete research on ENTG is available for free at:


Shares in SunEdison Inc. fell by 0.92% on Monday, closing the day at $22.51. The stock recorded a trading volume of 5.48 million shares, much below its three months average volume of 12.84 million shares. The stock oscillated between $22.49 and $23.07 during the session. Shares in SunEdison Inc. have advanced 0.58% in the previous three trading sessions and 7.45% in the last one month. Additionally, the company's shares have surged 72.49% since the start of this year. Shares in SunEdison Inc. are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $21.85 and $17.76, respectively. Moreover, the stock has an RSI of 61.25. Free in depth research on SUNE is available at:


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