Honing in on Shares of Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:TSEM)

Moving -0.45% from the previous session and touching $15.60 on a recent trade, shares of Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:TSEM) have been on a number of investor watchlists of late. 

As soon as an individual decides what they want out of their investments, they can start formulating the best way to accomplish those goals. The time horizon for each investor may be different. Fluctuations in the financial markets can have a big effect on shorter-term investments. Investors that need a certain amount of money in a shorter amount of time may be looking to develop a stock market strategy with a bit less risk involved. On the other end of the spectrum, a younger investor with a longer time horizon might be able to search for stocks with a higher potential for growth that may involve much more risk. The volatility of today’s markets can test the nerves of any investor. Understanding volatility and market fluctuations can help the investor gauge their risk tolerance in the markets.

Here we’ll take a quick glance at how the stock price is currently trading in relation to some of its simple moving averages. At current levels, Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:TSEM) shares have been seen trading 6.46% away from the 20-day moving average. The stock has been recently separated from the 50-day moving average by 5.16%. Using a broader approach, shares have been trading -21.30% off of the 200-day moving average. After the latest check-in, company stock is -9.36% off of the 50 day high and 15.04% away from the 50 day low price.

In terms of performance, shares of Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:TSEM) are 5.83% since the start of 2016. Over the past week, shares are 6.12%. Moving out to look at the previous month performance, the stock is at 6.85%. For the quarter, performance is at -0.06%. During the past six months, Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:TSEM)’s stock has been -24.53% and -51.19% for the last 12 months.

When getting into the markets, most investors realize that riskier stocks may have an increased potential for higher returns. If investors decide to take a chance on some of these stocks, they may want to employ some standard techniques to help manage that risk. This may involve creating a diversified stock portfolio. Mixing up the portfolio with stocks from different sectors, market caps, and growth potential, may be the right move. In general, the goal is to maximize returns in accordance with the individual’s specific risk profile. It should be obvious that no matter how well rounded the portfolio is, there are always risks in the equity markets. Having a sound plan before investing can help ease the burden of knowing that markets can sometimes do crazy things without any rhyme or reason. 

When getting into the markets, most investors realize that riskier stocks may have an increased potential for higher returns. If investors decide to take a chance on some of these stocks, they may want to employ some standard techniques to help manage that risk. This may involve creating a diversified stock portfolio. Mixing up the portfolio with stocks from different sectors, market caps, and growth potential, may be the right move. In general, the goal is to maximize returns in accordance with the individual’s specific risk profile. It should be obvious that no matter how well rounded the portfolio is, there are always risks in the equity markets. Having a sound plan before investing can help ease the burden of knowing that markets can sometimes do crazy things without any rhyme or reason. 

RSI and P/E

Tower Semiconductor Ltd.’s shares may have great momentum, but how has it been performing relative to the market?  The stock’s price is 15.60 and their relative strength index (RSI) stands at 60.89.  RSI is a technical oscillator that shows price strength by comparing upward and downward movements.  It indicates oversold and overbought price levels for a stock.  The price/sales ratio is 1.18.  This reflects the applied to sales by the market. P/S is calculated by dividing the closing price of the share by their dollar-sales value.   

Tower Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:TSEM)’s P/E is 7.03.  P/E is a valuation ratio of a given company’s current stock price as compared to its earnings.  A low P/E value suggests a stock is cheap as compared to earnings.  For example, a P/E value of 20 means that the price equals the total of 20-year earnings.  The average level is always different across the market and P/E must be compared per sector.  Tower Semiconductor Ltd. is in the Technology.  Their PEG, the ratio used to determine a stock’s value while taking into account the earnings’ growth, is 0.47.

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