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  • Sector Underachievers: Past Week's Losers In Tech Sector - (TNGO, ADSK, NIHD, HPQ, ZNGA) 0 comments
    Aug 29, 2012 10:14 PM | about stocks: TNGO, ADSK, NIHD, HPQ, ZNGA, GLUU, ADTN, TSL, INVN, PROJ, BIDU, T, ALLT, SIMO, FSL, GEOS, ALU, QLIK

    Below we're listed the worst performing Tech stocks over the last week, ranked by their alpha relative to industry averages.

    The list has been sorted by each stock's alpha vs. their industry average.

    If you want to find out more about a company listed below, click on any of the links provided (links will open in a new window).

    Archive For This Theme: Worst Weekly Returns in Tech Sector

    All data below current as of 8/29/2012.

    1. Tangoe, Inc. (TNGO): Returned -14.72% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.99%. (Industry: Business Software & Services. Alpha vs. industry at -15.71%, based on average of 36 companies)

    Provides on-demand communications lifecycle management (CLM) software and related services to enterprises, including large and medium-sized businesses and other organizations. (Link to Tangoe, Inc. website)

    2. Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK): Returned -12.88% over the last week vs. an industry average of -0.44%. (Industry: Technical & System Software. Alpha vs. industry at -12.44%, based on average of 13 companies)

    Provides design software and service solutions to customers in architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and digital media and entertainment industries. (Link to Autodesk, Inc. website)

    3. NII Holdings Inc. (NIHD): Returned -8.63% over the last week vs. an industry average of 2.01%. (Industry: Wireless Communications. Alpha vs. industry at -10.64%, based on average of 27 companies)

    Provides wireless communication services to businesses and individuals primarily in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, and Chile. (Link to NII Holdings Inc. website)

    4. Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ): Returned -11.77% over the last week vs. an industry average of -1.32%. (Industry: Diversified Computer Systems. Alpha vs. industry at -10.45%, based on average of 4 companies)

    Hewlett-Packard Company offers various products, technologies, software, solutions, and services to individual consumers and small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), as well as to the government, health, and education sectors worldwide. (Link to Hewlett-Packard Company website)

    5. Zynga, Inc. (ZNGA): Returned -9.26% over the last week vs. an industry average of -0.13%. (Industry: Internet Information Providers. Alpha vs. industry at -9.13%, based on average of 27 companies)

    6. Glu Mobile, Inc. (GLUU): Returned -8.67% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.13%. (Industry: Multimedia & Graphics Software. Alpha vs. industry at -8.8%, based on average of 12 companies)

    Engages in the design, marketing, and sale of casual and traditional mobile games worldwide. (Link to Glu Mobile, Inc. website)

    7. ADTRAN Inc. (ADTN): Returned -7.95% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.73%. (Industry: Communication Equipment. Alpha vs. industry at -8.68%, based on average of 26 companies)

    Designs, manufactures, markets, and services network access solutions that enable voice, data, video, and Internet communications across wireline and wireless networks worldwide. (Link to ADTRAN Inc. website)

    8. Trina Solar Limited (TSL): Returned -8.65% over the last week vs. an industry average of -0.06%. (Industry: Semiconductors. Alpha vs. industry at -8.59%, based on average of 19 companies)

    Designs, develops, manufactures, and sells photovoltaic (PV) modules worldwide.

    9. InvenSense, Inc. (INVN): Returned -8.42% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.16%. (Industry: Semiconductors. Alpha vs. industry at -8.58%, based on average of 26 companies)

    10. Deltek, Inc (PROJ): Returned -8.23% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.23%. (Industry: Application Software. Alpha vs. industry at -8.46%, based on average of 54 companies)

    Provides enterprise software solutions, and information solutions and services for project-focused organizations, including professional services firms, government contractors, and government agencies worldwide. (Link to Deltek, Inc website)

    11. Baidu, Inc. (BIDU): Returned -7.9% over the last week vs. an industry average of -0.13%. (Industry: Internet Information Providers. Alpha vs. industry at -7.77%, based on average of 27 companies)

    Provides Internet search services.

    12. Leap Wireless International Inc. (LEAP): Returned -5.41% over the last week vs. an industry average of 2.01%. (Industry: Wireless Communications. Alpha vs. industry at -7.42%, based on average of 27 companies)

    Provides digital wireless services under the 'Cricket' brand name in the United States. (Link to Leap Wireless International Inc. website)

    13. Allot Communications Ltd. (ALLT): Returned -6.45% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.73%. (Industry: Communication Equipment. Alpha vs. industry at -7.18%, based on average of 26 companies)

    Engages in developing, selling, and marketing Internet protocol service optimization solutions in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Oceania.

    14. Silicon Motion Technology Corp. (SIMO): Returned -6.03% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.99%. (Industry: Diversified Electronics. Alpha vs. industry at -7.02%, based on average of 19 companies)

    Operates as a fabless semiconductor company.

    15. Freescale Semiconductor Holdings I, Ltd. (FSL): Returned -7.8% over the last week vs. an industry average of -0.86%. (Industry: Semiconductors. Alpha vs. industry at -6.94%, based on average of 21 companies)

    Engages in processing semiconductors and solutions for automotive, networking, industrial, and consumer markets worldwide.

    16. OYO Geospace Corp. (OYOG): Returned -6.33% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.33%. (Industry: Scientific & Technical Instruments. Alpha vs. industry at -6.66%, based on average of 29 companies)

    Engages in designing and manufacturing instruments and equipments used in the acquisition and processing of seismic data; and in the characterization and monitoring of producing oil and gas reservoirs.

    17. Alcatel-Lucent, S.A. (ALU): Returned -5.79% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.73%. (Industry: Communication Equipment. Alpha vs. industry at -6.52%, based on average of 26 companies)

    Provides products, solutions, and transformation services that enable service providers, enterprises, governments, and strategic industries to deliver voice, data, and video communication services to end-users worldwide.

    18. Qlik Technologies, Inc. (QLIK): Returned -5.39% over the last week vs. an industry average of 0.99%. (Industry: Business Software & Services. Alpha vs. industry at -6.38%, based on average of 36 companies)

    Engages in the development, commercialization, and implementation of software products and related services that deliver data analysis and reporting solutions primarily in the Americas, and Europe. (Link to Qlik Technologies, Inc. website)

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Themes: Technology Stocks: TNGO, ADSK, NIHD, HPQ, ZNGA, GLUU, ADTN, TSL, INVN, PROJ, BIDU, T, ALLT, SIMO, FSL, GEOS, ALU, QLIK
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