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Do you consider a stock's sales trends when choosing among names? Sales are the primary source of profits, so a sales analysis should be high on your checklist. To illustrate, we ran a screen.

We began by screening the semiconductors industry for stocks with positive market sentiment, rallying above their 20-day, 50-day, and 200-day moving averages.

We then screened for stocks with weak sales trends, comparing growth in revenue to growth in accounts receivable. Since accounts receivable is the portion of revenue not yet received, and there is no guarantee the money will ever be received, the larger the portion of revenue made up of receivables the less healthy the company's revenue.

We screened for stocks seeing slower growth in revenue than accounts receivable year-over-year, as well as accounts receivable comprising a larger portion of current assets over the same time period.

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Do you think these stocks are in hot water? Use this list as a starting point for your own analysis.

List sorted by change in revenue over the last year.

1. Skyworks Solutions Inc. (SWKS): Offers analog and mixed signal semiconductors worldwide. Market cap at $5.33B, most recent closing price at $28.12. The stock is trading 3.54% above its 20-day moving average, 4.63% above its 50-day MA, and 20.13% above its 200-day MA. Revenue grew by 9.26% during the most recent quarter ($389.04M vs. $356.07M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by 32.64% during the same time period ($246.89M vs. $186.13M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, increased from 26.14% to 29.76% during the most recent quarter (comparing 13 weeks ending 2012-06-29 to 13 weeks ending 2011-07-01).

2. Ultratech, Inc. (UTEK): Develops, manufactures, and markets photolithography and laser thermal processing equipment. Market cap at $843.22M, most recent closing price at $31.94. The stock is trading 3.35% above its 20-day moving average, 4.17% above its 50-day MA, and 16.37% above its 200-day MA. Revenue grew by 9.56% during the most recent quarter ($59.11M vs. $53.95M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by 95.3% during the same time period ($64M vs. $32.77M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, increased from 10.89% to 17.5% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2012-06-30 to 3 months ending 2011-07-02).

3. Microsemi Corp. (MSCC): Engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (IC) and semiconductors primarily in the United States, as well as in Europe and Asia. Market cap at $1.72B, most recent closing price at $19.37. The stock is trading 6.97% above its 20-day moving average, 7.85% above its 50-day MA, and 1.80% above its 200-day MA. Revenue grew by 19.6% during the most recent quarter ($259.19M vs. $216.72M y/y). Accounts receivable grew by 56.73% during the same time period ($153.71M vs. $98.07M y/y). Receivables, as a percentage of current assets, increased from 18.31% to 28.4% during the most recent quarter (comparing 13 weeks ending 2012-07-01 to 13 weeks ending 2011-07-03).

*Accounting data sourced from Google Finance, all other data sourced from Finviz.

Source: 3 Rallying Semiconductors With Negative Receivable Trends