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Best Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top semiconductor stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best semiconductor stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the semiconductors industry.

Industry: Semiconductors
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
UMC
UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORP
NYSE
Semiconductors
$18.35B$7.353.67%$3.98B8.65x0.60
TSM
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO LTD
NYSE
Semiconductors
$445.59B$85.922.14%$39.80B19.97x0.72
ONTO
ONTO INNOVATION INC
NYSE
Semiconductors
$3.63B$73.357.05%$254.01M21.08x0.17
DIOD
DIODES INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$3.00B$66.404.03%$474.33M11.39x0.62
AMD
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$141.11B$87.085.64%$4.95B32.13x0.21
QCOM
QUALCOMM INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$140.11B$125.104.17%$15.05B12.64x2.32
ALGM
ALLEGRO MICROSYSTEMS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$4.08B$21.433.28%$190.18M34.02x0.21
ON
ON SEMICONDUCTOR CORP
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$23.02B$52.974.95%$2.39B15.76x1.04
SLAB
SILICON LABORATORIES INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$5.31B$145.083.44%$2.19B2.87x0.42
IMOS
CHIPMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$1.14B$31.472.27%$376.34M6.65x0.76
QRVO
QORVO INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$10.38B$97.873.04%$1.61B10.43x0.65
MU
MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$65.26B$58.443.95%$16.58B7.26x0.33
SIMO
SILICON MOTION TECHNOLOGY CORP
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$2.86B$81.711.15%$264.42M14.28x0.48
MPWR
MONOLITHIC POWER SYSTEMS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$19.56B$419.414.94%$351.33M70.02x0.29
TSEM
TOWER SEMICONDUCTOR LTD
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$6.56B$46.740.17%$472.92M37.27x0.37
NXPI
NXP SEMICONDUCTORS NV
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$41.83B$159.323.78%$4.15B19.52x2.24
LSCC
LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CORP
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$7.16B$52.017.57%$149.98M62.66x0.71
ADI
ANALOG DEVICES INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$77.81B$149.692.85%$3.61B44.82x0.37
SGH
SMART GLOBAL HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$1.05B$21.145.65%$155.62M28.76x3.31
TXN
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$143.81B$155.953.18%$10.62B17.62x0.80
AOSL
ALPHA & OMEGA SEMICONDUCTOR LTD
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$921.68M$34.052.71%$548.36M1.98x0.46
VSH
VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY INC
NYSE
Semiconductors
$2.58B$17.912.17%$665.52M7.89x0.97
AVGO
BROADCOM INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$205.58B$509.092.52%$16.70B24.24x2.42
SYNA
SYNAPTICS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$5.10B$128.784.41%$412.10M25.70x1.33
NVDA
NVIDIA CORP
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$428.15B$171.265.55%$11.18B45.19x0.72
EMKR
EMCORE CORP
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$129.45M$3.450.00%$23.37M6.76x0.35
MCHP
MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$33.59B$60.584.61%$2.88B26.00x1.75
STM
STMICROELECTRONICS NV
NYSE
Semiconductors
$30.84B$33.843.64%$3.87B12.87x0.66
MXL
MAXLINEAR INC
NYSE
Semiconductors
$2.70B$34.885.25%$191.79M37.11x1.08
FORM
FORMFACTOR INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$3.09B$39.615.68%$159.37M33.01x0.25
SMTC
SEMTECH CORP
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$3.64B$57.344.77%$201.35M26.42x0.52
INTC
INTEL CORP
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$157.88B$38.613.21%$39.03B6.38x0.71
SWKS
SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$15.78B$98.033.99%$2.09B11.80x0.64
CRUS
CIRRUS LOGIC INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$4.08B$72.642.95%$431.67M12.74x0.33
NVEC
NVE CORP
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$231.93M$48.011.61%$17.92M16.00x0.05
AMKR
AMKOR TECHNOLOGY INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$4.23B$17.294.60%$1.41B6.07x1.00
MRAM
EVERSPIN TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$111.59M$5.574.11%$8.53M15.91x0.42
OIIM
O2MICRO INTERNATIONAL LTD
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$113.13M$3.971.02%$17.43M7.94x0.19
CEVA
CEVA INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$799.47M$34.452.13%$14.07M344.50x0.21
POWI
POWER INTEGRATIONS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$4.43B$76.013.23%$222.55M26.67x0.12
ASX
ASE TECHNOLOGY HOLDING CO LTD
NYSE
Semiconductors
$5.47B$6.28-1.10%N/A2.33x1.74
RMBS
RAMBUS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$2.40B$21.743.47%$13.69M-53.02x0.34
NVTS
NAVITAS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$585.06M$4.73-3.47%-$64.25M-1.70x0.44
WISA
WISA TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$13.51M$0.8032.89%-$12.33M-0.78x0.31
MX
MAGNACHIP SEMICONDUCTOR CORP
NYSE
Semiconductors
$676.11M$15.06-0.07%$109.29M9.24x0.28
MTSI
MACOM TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$3.47B$49.688.31%$283.16M17.25x1.32
PXLW
PIXELWORKS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$101.52M$1.882.17%-$11.65M-6.06x0.87
HIMX
HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$1.57B$8.990.11%$630.46MN/A0.79
SITM
SITIME CORP
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$3.90B$185.508.40%$50.94M85.88x0.07
VLN
VALENS SEMICONDUCTOR LTD
NYSE
Semiconductors
$331.67M$3.384.00%N/A-2.22x0.13
AAOI
APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$51.40M$1.86-5.82%-$23.98M-0.93x0.87
LASR
NLIGHT INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$506.55M$11.37-1.98%-$14.02M-15.16x0.22
QUIK
QUICKLOGIC CORP
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$105.86M$8.547.02%-$5.37M-16.42x2.00
LEDS
SEMILEDS CORP
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$12.64M$2.800.72%-$1.33M-4.59x3.27
INTT
INTEST CORP
NYSEMKT
Semiconductors
$75.17M$6.834.92%$10.16M12.65x0.84
WOLF
WOLFSPEED INC
NYSE
Semiconductors
$8.83B$71.4013.51%-$236.90M-21.83x0.57
POET
POET TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$191.89M$5.265.16%-$15.71M-10.52x0.09
GSIT
GSI TECHNOLOGY INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$87.89M$3.593.76%-$17.27M-4.72x0.19
SQNS
SEQUANS COMMUNICATIONS
NYSE
Semiconductors
$121.73M$2.615.67%$15.18MN/A11.31
NPTN
NEOPHOTONICS CORP
NYSE
Semiconductors
$836.33M$15.640.00%-$7.27M-24.44x1.14
PRSO
PERASO INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$42.78M$1.9817.86%-$11.15M-1.02x0.15
MRVL
MARVELL TECHNOLOGY INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$40.98B$48.224.24%$1.23B-80.37x0.43
WKEY
WISEKEY INTERNATIONAL HOLDING SA
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$32.77M$2.717.97%N/A-0.97x1.32
RKLY
ROCKLEY PHOTONICS HOLDINGS LTD
NYSE
Semiconductors
$343.15M$2.663.10%-$131.82M-1.51x0.83
SKYT
SKYWATER TECHNOLOGY INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$290.23M$7.20-1.91%-$40.19M-4.00x4.65
AIP
ARTERIS INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$250.40M$7.840.38%N/AN/A1.36
GFS
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC
NASDAQ
Semiconductors
$24.41B$45.895.11%N/AN/A0.91

Semiconductor Stocks FAQ

What are the best semiconductor stocks to buy right now in Jun 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best semiconductor stocks to buy right now are:

1. UNITED MICROELECTRONICS (NYSE:UMC)


UNITED MICROELECTRONICS (NYSE:UMC) is the top semiconductor stock with a Zen Score of 73, which is 27 points higher than the semiconductor industry average of 46. It passed 28 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. UNITED MICROELECTRONICS has seen its stock lose -22.96% over the past year, underperforming other semiconductor stocks by -12 percentage points.

UNITED MICROELECTRONICS stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering UNITED MICROELECTRONICS, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING (NYSE:TSM)


TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING (NYSE:TSM) is the second best semiconductor stock with a Zen Score of 70, which is 24 points higher than the semiconductor industry average of 46. It passed 27 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING has seen its stock lose -26.71% over the past year, underperforming other semiconductor stocks by -16 percentage points.

TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING has an average 1 year price target of $131.67, an upside of 53.24% from TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING's current stock price of $85.92.

TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 4 analysts covering TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING, 25% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 25% have issued a Buy, 50% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. DIODES (NASDAQ:DIOD)


DIODES (NASDAQ:DIOD) is the third best semiconductor stock with a Zen Score of 66, which is 20 points higher than the semiconductor industry average of 46. It passed 21 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. DIODES has seen its stock lose -14.88% over the past year, underperforming other semiconductor stocks by -4 percentage points.

DIODES has an average 1 year price target of $100.00, an upside of 50.6% from DIODES's current stock price of $66.40.

DIODES stock has a consensus Hold recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering DIODES, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 100% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the semiconductor stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 23 semiconductor stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 semiconductor stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. NVE (NASDAQ:NVEC)


NVE (NASDAQ:NVEC) has an annual dividend yield of 8.33%, which is 6 percentage points higher than the semiconductor industry average of 2.38%. NVE's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. NVE's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

NVE's dividend payout ratio of 133.3% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. CHIPMOS TECHNOLOGIES (NASDAQ:IMOS)


CHIPMOS TECHNOLOGIES (NASDAQ:IMOS) has an annual dividend yield of 4.98%, which is 3 percentage points higher than the semiconductor industry average of 2.38%. CHIPMOS TECHNOLOGIES's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. CHIPMOS TECHNOLOGIES's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

CHIPMOS TECHNOLOGIES's dividend payout ratio of 33.1% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. UNITED MICROELECTRONICS (NYSE:UMC)


UNITED MICROELECTRONICS (NYSE:UMC) has an annual dividend yield of 3.88%, which is 2 percentage points higher than the semiconductor industry average of 2.38%. UNITED MICROELECTRONICS's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% four times in the last 10 years. UNITED MICROELECTRONICS's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

UNITED MICROELECTRONICS's dividend payout ratio of 33.5% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are semiconductor stocks up?

Semiconductor stocks were up 4.12% in the last day, and up 4.87% over the last week. WISA TECHNOLOGIES was the among the top gainers in the semiconductors industry, gaining 32.89% yesterday.

Shares of several companies in the broader technology sector are trading higher as stocks rebound following steep losses in recent weeks. The tech sector has been under pressure amid Fed rate hike policy, which has weighed on growth stock valuations.

What are the most undervalued semiconductor stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued semiconductor stocks right now are:

1. CHIPMOS TECHNOLOGIES (NASDAQ:IMOS)


CHIPMOS TECHNOLOGIES (NASDAQ:IMOS) is the most undervalued semiconductor stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. CHIPMOS TECHNOLOGIES has a valuation score of 100, which is 55 points higher than the semiconductor industry average of 45. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

CHIPMOS TECHNOLOGIES's stock has dropped -8.76% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the semiconductor industry by 2 percentage points.

2. EMCORE (NASDAQ:EMKR)


EMCORE (NASDAQ:EMKR) is the second most undervalued semiconductor stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. EMCORE has a valuation score of 100, which is 55 points higher than the semiconductor industry average of 45. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

EMCORE's stock has dropped -66.63% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the semiconductor industry by -55 percentage points.

3. QORVO (NASDAQ:QRVO)


QORVO (NASDAQ:QRVO) is the third most undervalued semiconductor stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. QORVO has a valuation score of 86, which is 41 points higher than the semiconductor industry average of 45. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

QORVO's stock has dropped -46.49% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the semiconductor industry by -35 percentage points.

Are semiconductor stocks a good buy now?

58.73% of semiconductor stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect semiconductor stocks to rise by 47.79% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the semiconductors industry?

The average P/E ratio of the semiconductors industry is 23.28x.
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