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Can Recently Downgraded Lam Research Afford a Dividend Payout?
Lam Research (LRCX) was recently downgraded to “equal-weight” from “overweight” by Morgan Stanley, according to a note to clients cited by Bloomberg.
Advanced Nodes Increase TSMC’s Capital Expenditure
In the first three quarters of 2018, TSMC spent $6.7 billion in capital expenditure and is expected to spend $3.3 billion in the fourth quarter as it ramps up 7-nm production.
What TSMC’s Reduced Capital Spending Means for Applied Materials
Being the world’s largest foundry, TSMC is a key customer of foundry equipment suppliers Applied Materials (AMAT) and ASML (ASML).
What’s the Technology Sector’s Dividend Yield?
The technology sector has an average dividend yield of 0.9%.
How Much Are Production Cycles Impacting Applied Materials’ Earnings?
Applied Materials’ earnings will likely increase in 2016 as the overall semiconductor industry transitions to new technology.
What Drove TSMC’s Margins to a Record High?
In fiscal 2Q16, TSMC’s gross margin rose to a record high of 51.5%, beating its own guidance of 51% and the 48.5% it reported in fiscal 2Q15.
Portfolio Moves of the Waddell & Reed Advisors Global Growth Fund until YTD 2016
The Waddell & Reed Advisors Global Growth Fund (UNCGX) generally invests in large-cap companies, but it is not restricted to do so. It can invest in companies of any size.
What Is Waddell Reed Advisors Global Growth Fund’s Strategy?
The Reed Advisors Global Growth Fund generally invests in large-cap companies, but it can invest in companies of any size.
Société Générale Fell 5.8% and Became FEZ’s Biggest Loser
On Friday, January 15, 2016, Société Générale stock fell 5.8%, putting it at the bottom of the SPDR Euro STOXX 50 ETF (FEZ).
Easing of Iran Sanctions Weighed on FEZ’s Industries
All major global indexes fell on Friday, January 15, 2016, after the UN lifted the sanctions on Iran. FEZ and EZU fell 3.3% and 3.5%, respectively, that day.
Volkswagen’s Chief Executive Apologizes for Emissions Scandal
Volkswagen is currently trading at 118.97 euros. Its 52-week high is 132.1 euros, and its 52-week low is 86.5 euros. It returned -25% in 2015.
Schneider Electric Emerged as FEZ’s Biggest Loser
On December 31, 2015, the stocks at the bottom of the SPDR Euro STOXX 50 ETF (FEZ) were Schneider Electric, Telefonica, ASML Holding, Carrefour, and Sanofi.
Deutsche Post Topped FEZ, Offers Tracking for International Mail
On December 21, FEZ’s top stocks were Deutsche Post, Volkswagen (VLKAY), ASML Holdings (ASML), Deutsche Bank (DB), Unicredit (UNCFF), and Daimler (DDAIF).
Why Was the Columbia European Equity Fund Below Average?
The Columbia European Equity Fund – Class A rose 5.1% in October 2015 from a month ago. It fell 3.7% in the six-month period ended October 30, 2015.
Which Europe-Focused Mutual Fund Offers the Best Total Return?
To assess the performance of the four Europe-focused funds we’re looking at in this series, we’ll be using the total return measure.
Magnetar Adds New Stake in Applied Materials
In 4Q14, Magnetar established a new position in Applied Materials. The position accounted for 2.66% of the fund’s fourth quarter portfolio.
Corvex Moves out of Position in Applied Materials
Applied Materials is forming a strategic combination with Tokyo Electron, a global supplier of semiconductor and flat panel display production equipment.
What Tokyo Electron acquisition means for Applied Materials
Applied Materials’s merger with Tokyo Electron is expected to provide Eteris with a 25% market share in the chip manufacturing equipment market.
Applied Materials: A detailed business overview
According to Gartner, Applied Materials is the world’s largest maker of semiconductor equipment by revenues.
What to expect in semiconductor stocks this earnings quarter
On October 9, 2014, Microchip Technology Inc. (MCHP) announced that it expects its current-quarter revenue not to meet the company’s previous forecast or analyst projections.