Semiconductor sector upgraded to Overweight at Benchmark Co.

Benchmark Co. upgraded its rating on the Semiconductor sector to Overweight from Market Weight citing low expectations for the group and reasonable inventory levels. Benchmark Co. coupled its sector rating change with an upgrade of Broadcom (BRCM) to Buy from Hold. The firm also has Buy ratings on Diodes (DIOD), EZchip (EZCH), Entropic (ENTR), CEVA (CEVA), ARM Holdings (ARMH), and Fusion-io (FIO).