Technology Sector Update for 02/13/2019: MKSI,UIS,MU,QLYS

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Technology stocks firmed in late trading, with the shares of tech stocks in the S&P 500 adding just over 0.5% in value while the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index was rising almost 0.8%.

Among technology stocks moving on news:

(+) MKS Instruments ( MKSI ) was edging higher in late trade, rising less than 1%, after the laser measurement company said its Electro Scientific Industries subsidiary received an order for its CapStone laser drill for processing flexible printed circuits following an on-site evaluation at Compeq Manufacturing in Huizhou, China.

In other sector news:

(+) Unisys ( UIS ) climbed over 14% after forecasting FY19 revenue of $2.8 billion to $2.875 billion compared with the Capital IQ consensus estimate looking for $2.85 billion in revenue this year.

(+) Micron Technology ( MU ) rose over 3% on Wednesday after the chipmaker said it was partnering with NanoLock Security to demonstrate flash-to-cloud technoloy tools for Internet of Things connected devices.

(-) Qualys ( QLYS ) tumbled 14% after the cybersecurity firm said its Q1 revenue will likely trail analyst estimates, projecting revenue for the current quarter ending in March in a range of $74.5 million to $75.2 million compared with the Street view looking for $76.9 million in Q1 revenue.

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This article appears in: Technology , Commodities
Referenced Symbols: MKSI , UIS , MU , QLYS

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