Fairchild Semiconductor Intl Inc (NYSE:FCS) up by 5.10%, MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD)

Posted by George Brook May 7, 2013 0 Comment 1543 views


Fairchild Semiconductor Intl Inc (NYSE:FCS) closed the day at $14.21 after surging 5.10% from its previous day’s close of $13.52. The share floated in a band of $13.73 and $14.37 throughout the day on volume of 1.48 million which is lower than the 30 days average volume of 1.60 million. The percentage of shares held short are 2.24% as of May 6 and a short ratio is 2.12 for the same period. The earnings per share growth expected over the next five years are 5.00% and is currently standing at $0.17. The current ratio of Fairchild is 4.38 which are robust. The forward price to earnings per share of the company is 12.40. The sales over the past five years have grown by -3.39%. The quarterly growth in sales year over year is -2.56%. The stock gave a return of -5.92% over the last one year. The 200 days moving average which is a long term indicator is above the 50 days moving average which is a short term indicator. The RSI of the stock is 61.42. The stock has a beta of 2.50.

Robert W. Baird upgraded the stock from “neutral” to “outperform” increasing the target price to $29 and $20. Automotive 3-Phase Variable Speed Inverter Power Module of Fairchild Semiconductor Enables Higher Torque Systems, Lowers CO2 Emissions, Saves Fuel.

MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) closed the day at $3.94 after gaining 0.25% from its previous day’s close of $3.93. The share floated in a band of $3.88 and $4.01 throughout the day on volume of 2.46 million which is lower than the 30 days average volume of 4.95 million. The percentage of shares held short are 23.20% as of May 6 and a short ratio is 10.03 for the same period. The earnings per share growth expected over the next five years are 0.00% and is currently standing at -$0.95. The current ratio of MannKind is 0.46 which are weak. The sales over the past five years have grown by 28.47%. The stock gave a return of 77.03% over the last one year. The 200 days moving average which is a long term indicator is below the 50 days moving average which is a short term indicator. The RSI of the stock is 54.51. The stock has a beta of 1.25.


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