Semiconductors Watchlist: AMD, Nvidia Surge in Trading

Semiconductor stocks surged Tuesday. See buy or sell recommendations for Nvidia, AMD, Qualcomm, Broadcom, Taiwan Semiconductor and more.
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The tech-heavy Nasdaq was rising Tuesday and semiconductor stocks continued to march higher as the Dow Jones is up over 200 points and the S&P 500 was up over 70 points. The Nasdaq bounced back from Monday's selloff and was up over 500 points or 4% on Tuesday.

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Here is a list of the semiconductor stocks to watch and their performance by percentage change at the close of trading on Tuesday:

Advanced Micro Devices | Increased +6.18%

Advanced Micro Devices  (AMD) - Get Report launched a new gaming card, the Radeon RX 6700 XT graphics card, this past week that will be available starting on March 18.

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates AMD as a Buy with a rating score of B.

Nvidia | Increased +8.00% 

Nvidia's price target was raised by analysts from Wedbush and J.P. Morgan after earnings topped estimates in late February. Shares of Nvidia  (NVDA) - Get Report have declined 14% since the chipmaker beat earnings forecasts.

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Nvidia as a Buy with a rating score of B.

Micron Technology | Increased +5.00%

Micron Technology  (MU) - Get Report lifted its earnings estimates this past week, but the stock has remained flat in trading.

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Micron as a Hold with a rating score of C+.

NXP Semiconductors | Increased +7.50% 

Jim Cramer blamed NXP Semiconductors  (NXPI) - Get Report for causing the biggest problem in the industry's chip shortage.

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NXP Semiconductors as a Buy with a rating score of B-.

Qualcomm | Increased +4.80% 

Qualcomm  (QCOM) - Get Report has dropped more than 22% since its highs in early February and has fallen 13% year to date. Could this be a time to buy the dip in Qualcomm?

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Qualcomm as a Buy with a rating score of A-.

Intel Corp | Increased +4.71%

This past week it was announced that Intel  (INTC) - Get Report sold nearly a billion processors that infringe two patents, a judge ruled. The jury assessed the chip giant $2.18 billion for damages.

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Intel as a Buy with a rating score of B+.

Taiwan Semiconductor | Increased +2.15% 

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing  (TSM) - Get Report was included as one of the top tech stocks to buy for the Biden presidency after it built a massive factory in Arizona. Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor have risen about 4% year to date.

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TSM as a Buy with a rating score of A+.

Broadcom | Increased +5.31%

TheStreet looked at the charts of Broadcom  (AVGO) - Get Report and assessed whether the semiconductor stock was a buying opportunity.

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Broadcom as a Buy with a rating score of A.

Texas Instruments | Increased +5.09%

Texas Instruments beat its fourth-quarter earnings estimates back in late January but has been trading relatively flat since its report. Shares of Texas Instruments  (TXN) - Get Report have risen 3.7% year to date.

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Texas Instruments as a Buy with a rating score of A.

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