The semiconductor industry has been a market leader, as shown by the PHLX Semiconductor Index. The SOX has a gain of 33.4% year to date and is in bull market territory 61.4% above its Feb. 11 low of 552.26. Investors looking to trade the semiconductor industry can do so with the iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (
The SOX exchange-traded fund matches the SOX with a year-to-date gain of 33.6% and is 58.4% above its Feb. 11 low of $75.79. The top five components of the ETF represent 40.12% of the total weighting of the ETF. Broadcom (
Here's the scorecard for the semiconductor ETF and its five largest components followed by their weekly charts and key levels at which to buy on weakness or to sell on strength.