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Best Performing Semiconductors Stocks of 2020

Updated Feb 14, 2020
The present-day interconnected world is all thanks to the semiconductors. Semiconductors is a broad level term which defines the small miniature electroni circuits that are used to power the various electronic and electrical devices that we use in our day to day life to complex super-computers and satellites. From the vacuum cleaners to washing machines, to smartphones and laptops, to super computers and large-sized rockets, Semiconductors are everywhere, and their growth continues to be on a progressive path. However, not all listed companies will be able to reap the benefits of the growth in the semiconductors industry. There will always be some winners which will perform better than the others during a particular period of time.
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Among the semiconductors stocsk, which ones made the top returns in the industry in the recent times?
This article provides a list of Semiconductors stocks which have generated the highest returns in the year 2020 till date of writing. The list is prepared based on the percentage returns generated by the individual Semiconductors stocks between the end of the previous and Feb 14, 2020, and the top 10 return generating stocks are listed below.
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Top Semiconductors Stocks With Highest Returns

The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Semiconductors sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized:
 1) ParkerVision, Inc. (PRKR) 2) Sequans Communications S.A. (SQNS) 3) Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX) 4) LightPath Technologies, Inc. (LPTH) 5) Enphase Energy, Inc. (ENPH)
 6) Atomera Incorporated (ATOM) 7) DAQO New Energy Corp. (DQ) 8) MoSys, Inc. (MOSY) 9) eMagin Corporation (EMAN) 10) MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (MX)
There's more... See price performance, YTD-gains, market-cap and other details of all the 95 Semiconductors stocks with sorting features in a tabular format. Alternatively, one can also explore the List of Top Semiconductors ETFs.

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Performance of Top Semiconductors Stocks

Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:

ParkerVision

ParkerVision, Inc., incorporated on August 24, 1989, is engaged in the designing, developing and marketing of its radio frequency (RF) technologies and products. The Companys products are used in wireless ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The Florida, FL-based Technology sector company ParkerVision, Inc. (PRKR) holds the one spot among the best performing stocks of the Semiconductors sector. Classified as the Radio TV Broadcasting and Communications Equipment business, the stock price of ParkerVision ended the previous year at a price of $0.16 per share while it reached the level of $0.57 apiece as of Feb 14, 2020 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 256.25%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $19.76 million.

Sequans Communications

Sequans Communications S.A., incorporated on October 1, 2003, is a fabless designer, developer and supplier of fourth Generation (4G) long term evolution (LTE) semiconductor solutions for wireless broadband applications, with ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The France-based Sequans Communications S.A. (SQNS) belongs to the Technology sector and is categorized as a Semiconductors company. The stock of Sequans Communications ended the previous year at a price of $3 per share. As of Feb 14, 2020, the stock price has reached $5.5 apiece, which indicates a change of 83.33 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Semiconductors for the year 2020 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $71.37 million. It has now changed to $131.43 million as of writing.

Himax

Himax Technologies, Inc. (Himax), incorporated on April 26, 2005, is a fabless semiconductor solution provider. The Company is engaged in display driver integrated circuits (IC) and timing controllers used in ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Rank number three in the coveted list is held by Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX) for being among the top performing stocks of 2020. Headquartered in Taiwan, the Technology sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Semiconductors. Since the start of the year 2020, stock of Himax has so far gained 81.95 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $2.66 per share and year-to-date price of $4.84 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $457.91 million to $834.96 million.

LightPath

LightPath Technologies, Inc., incorporated on June 15, 1992, is a manufacturer and integrator of families of precision molded aspheric optics, fiber-optic collimator, GRADIUM glass lenses and other optical materials used ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
During the given months of the year 2020, LightPath Technologies, Inc. (LPTH) was successful in generating YTD returns of 78.08 percentage which helped it gain the number four spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2020 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the Florida, FL-based LightPath closed at a price of $0.73 per share, while it traded at a price of $1.3 per share as of Feb 14, 2020. The company's market cap changed from $18.73 million to $33.59 million during the same period YTD. It ranks as a key constituent of major indexes that include Wilshire 5000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators. The company is classified under the Technology industry sector and further specialized as a Semiconductors sector business.

Enphase Energy

Enphase Energy, Inc., incorporated on March 20, 2006, is a provider of energy management solutions. The Company is engaged in designing, developing, manufacturing and selling microinverter systems for the solar ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Enphase Energy, Inc. (ENPH) has moved by 57.25 percentage over the given period of 2020-YTD, helping it gain a place at number five among the top performing stocks. The Technology sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $26.13 apiece to the price of $41.09 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Feb 14, 2020. The smart run of the California, CA-based Semiconductors sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $3.2 billion to $5.03 billion over the same duration. Enphase Energy is a key member of many popular stock market indexes. They include Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Atomera

Atomera Incorporated, formerly MEARS Technologies, Inc., incorporated on April 26, 2001, is a development-stage company. The Company is engaged in the development, commercialization and licensing of processes and technologies for ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The Massachusetts, MA-headquartered company Atomera Incorporated (ATOM) is ranked number six among the best performing stocks of Semiconductors of 2020. The Technology sector business falls under the Semiconductors industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2020, the stock price of Atomera has changed by 53.9 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $3.08 per share and year-to-date closing price of $4.74 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $52.72 million to $81.13 million during the same period. Along with Semiconductors, the company is also in the business of Technology, Semiconductor Equipment & Materials, among other usual products and services.

DAQO New Energy

Daqo New Energy Corp., incorporated on November 22, 2007, is a polysilicon manufacturer. The Company utilizes the chemical vapor deposition process, or the modified Siemens process, to produce polysilicon. The ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Based on the market-cap change from $680 million to $963.68 million during the given months of the year 2020 and the share price change from $51.2 per share to a price of $72.56 per share as of Feb 14, 2020, DAQO New Energy Corp. (DQ) was successful in generating YTD returns of 41.72 percentage. Standing at the number seven rank in the top performing list of Semiconductors stocks, the China-based DAQO New Energy is categorized as the Semiconductors sub-sector business which falls under the larger Technology sector.

MoSys

MoSys, Inc. (MoSys), incorporated on August 1, 2000, together with its subsidiaries, is a fabless semiconductor company focused on the development and sale of integrated circuits (ICs) for the high-speed ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number eight in the list of top stocks stands MoSys, Inc. (MOSY), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $1.77 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $2.37 per share as of Feb 14, 2020. It translates to a change of 33.69 percentage. The California, CA-headquartered Technology sector company also saw its market value change from $3.75 million to $5.75 million. The Semiconductors specialist also managed to outperform some of the major stock market indexes of which it is a part of. They include the Wilshire 5000 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.

eMagin

eMagin Corporation (eMagin), incorporated on November 30, 1993, is engaged in the manufacture of microdisplays using organic light emitting diode (OLED) technology. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and markets OLED ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
eMagin (EMAN) generated percentage returns of 28.71 percent during the 2020 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $0.34 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $0.44 per share as of Feb 14, 2020. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $16.91 million to $20.7 million during the same period.
The company is categorized as a Technology speciality business with further classification in the Semiconductors sub-category. Based in Washington, WA, the YTD performance of the Semiconductors sector also fared better than that of the returns generated by some of the closley tracked stock market indexes. The company is a part of Wilshire 5000 index, and a few other wider multi-cap stock market indexes.

MagnaChip Semiconductor

MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation, incorporated on January 8, 2008, is a designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products for consumer, computing, communication, industrial, automotive and Internet of Things (IoT) ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The number ten spot in the list of top performing stocks of the Semiconductors sector is taken by MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (MX). The company's stock price changed from $11.61 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $14.85 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 27.91 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the Luxembourg-based Technology sector company was from $399.62 million to $485.38 million. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the Semiconductors sector, the company also succeeded in outperforming the returns generated by some of the popular stock market indexes.
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