iShares PHLX Semiconductor

Most Recent

  • uploads///TECH STOCKS
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Will Tech Stocks Push S&P 500 to Record Highs?

    Tech stocks have been on a roll since the start of 2019. The S&P 500 ETF (INDEXSP: INX) has gained 31.4% since January 2019.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///QORVO
    Tech & Comm Services

    Why Are Qorvo and Skyworks Stocks Rising Today?

    Shares of Apple suppliers Qorvo and Skyworks are trading higher today. However, Apple stock is down by 0.4% today. We dig into why this may be.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///Tech Stocks
    Dividends

    Tech Stocks: 3 Dividend Companies to Consider for 2020

    Tech stocks have been on a roll in 2019. As we get closer to 2020, let’s take a look at the companies to consider for the next year.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///AAPL
    Tech & Comm Services

    AAPL, FFIV, FB, GOOGL, ETSY: Top 5 Tech Calls Today

    AAPL and other tech stocks are trending! Let’s take a look at what drove revised price targets, downgrades, and upgrades for today’s top tech stocks.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///AMZN STOCK
    Company & Industry Overviews

    AMZN Stock: Why It’s Underperforming the S&P 500

    Amazon (AMZN) stock has returned 13.9% YTD. In 2019, AMZN is trailing the S&P 500, which has gained 24.3% YTD, as well as the major tech indexes.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///SP
    Consumer

    Tech Stocks Drive the S&P 500 to Record Highs

    This year, the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) and Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLK) have risen 19.2% and 35.5%, respectively. What’s driven this rally?

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///Semiconductor
    Tech & Comm Services

    Two Semiconductor Stocks Are Crushing It: Time to Sell?

    Semiconductor firms Lam Research and KLA Corp. have crushed the markets in 2019. While Lam Research is up 65.4%, KLA has returned 71% year-to-date.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///Micron
    Tech & Comm Services

    Micron: Q4 Earnings Send Semiconductor Stocks Lower

    Micron shares fell more than 9% in early market trading today. The stock is trading at $44.09, which is 14% below its 52-week high.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///Dow Jones
    Consumer

    Dow Jones Fell 0.6% Yesterday, Ends Week in Red

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average or DJIA fell 0.6% or 159.72 points on Friday, September 20, 2019. The S&P 500 ETF fell 0.54% yesterday.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///semiconductor
    Tech & Comm Services

    Semiconductor Stocks to Watch in September

    The VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF and the iShares PHLX SOX Semiconductor ETF fell 1.5% and 1.6% on September 3 but recovered the next day.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///Semiconductor ETFs
    Tech & Comm Services

    Why Did US Semiconductor ETFs Fall in August?

    August was tough for the semiconductor industry and semiconductor ETFs. The stocks fell significantly in early August when the US-China trade war escalated.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///CHINA
    Tech & Comm Services

    China Open to Trade Deal, Tech Stocks and Markets Rally

    Markets made a comeback on Monday. President Trump indicated that China is ready to reconcile. Apparently, China is ready for a trade deal.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///INVESTORS
    Consumer

    Can Investors Expect a ‘Black Monday’ Tomorrow?

    Tech and semiconductor stocks have significant exposure to China during this trade war. Investors should expect these stocks to trade lower on Monday.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///AdobeStock_
    Tech & Comm Services

    Tech Stocks Plunge 4.1% as the Trade War Escalates

    In the last week or so, major indexes have plunged as the US-China trade war has quickly escalated, leaving investors rattled.

    By Sanmit Amin
  • uploads///new tariffs
    Tech & Comm Services

    Semiconductor ETFs Fall on Trump’s New Tariff Tweet

    President Trump is back with another threat of tariffs on Chinese imports just a month after the US and China agreed to resume trade talks.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///AdobeStock_
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Tech Stocks React to More Trump Tariffs

    The US is slapping a new 10% tariff on Chinese goods worth $300 billion. Here’s how the additional Trump tariffs will affect tech stocks.

    By Sanmit Amin
  • uploads///SEMI
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Semiconductor ETFs Are Still below Their All-Time Highs

    On July 1, we saw several semiconductor stocks rally. The VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF rose 2.8%, while the iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF rose 4.4% on the day.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///sparks
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Will Global Manufacturing PMI Bounce Back in July?

    The global manufacturing PMI reading for June indicated a contraction in the manufacturing sector.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads///stock market pic
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Powell Pushes Stocks Down a Well, Mnuchin Pulls Them Up

    As my colleague Jitendra Parashar wrote recently, the S&P 500 opened higher today after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin indicated that a deal is 90% done.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads///SEMI FEATURED
    Miscellaneous

    Micron and NVIDIA Lead Semiconductor Gains on June 18

    Semiconductor stocks have spiraled upwards today. The VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH) is up 4.6% currently, while the iShares PHLX SOX Semiconductor ETF (SOXX) is up 4.9%. Though trade war concerns remain, some stocks like NVIDIA might be undervalued due to their recent declines.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///boeing
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Boeing Led the Drop in US Exports in April, Deficit Remained High

    Today, the Bureau of Economic Analysis released international trade data for April. Both US imports and exports fell 2.2% month-over-month.

    By Mike Sonnenberg
  • uploads///Graphics
    Miscellaneous

    Semiconductor ETFs Fall as US Chip Firms Stop Shipments to Huawei

    On May 16, the US banned American companies from supplying or transferring technology deemed critical for national security to Chinese telecom equipment supplier Huawei.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///Graphics
    Miscellaneous

    Semiconductor ETFs at Risk of Technical Downturn

    Monday was yet another bad day for semiconductor stocks.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///A_Semiconductors_ETF movement US CHina trade
    Tech & Comm Services

    Huge Falls in INTC and NVDA Pull Down Semiconductor ETFs

    The semiconductor industry is vulnerable to the US-China (FXI) trade war, as China is one of its key markets.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///A_Semiconductors_ETF movement US CHina trade
    Miscellaneous

    What the US-China Trade War Means for Semiconductor Investors

    The US-China trade war has especially affected semiconductor investors, as China is a key market for most US semiconductor companies.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///Graphics
    Miscellaneous

    Chip Stocks Fall as US Prepares for a Full-Blown Trade War

    The US-China (FXI) trade war has entered its second year, and things are once again heating up after a cool period.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///b_Semiconductors_stock growth China US trade tension
    Tech & Comm Services

    US-China Trade Tension Fears Hit Semiconductor Stocks

    Donald Trump has reignited trade war tension with China.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///B_Semiconductors_ETF RSi index
    Tech & Comm Services

    Semiconductor ETFs Overbought: What to Do?

    The iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (SOXX) and the VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH) hit a new 52-week high on April 17 due to strong growth in Qualcomm (QCOM) and Intel (INTC).

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///Graphics
    Tech & Comm Services

    Semiconductor ETFs Trade at 52-Week High: Time to Sell?

    The VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH) hit a new 52-week high of $118.83 on April 17, driven by a more-than-20% increase in Qualcomm’s (QCOM) stock and more-than-5% increase in Intel’s (INTC) stock.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads/// b_Semiconductors_Semi ETF top  holdings perf
    Tech & Comm Services

    What Pushed SOXX and SMH to New Highs?

    The semiconductor sector is set to report its weakest earnings in more than two years.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///stocks pixabay
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Semiconductor Stocks Were on Fire Yesterday

    Major technology stocks, particularly semiconductor stocks, rose on Wednesday amid the wave of optimism about a trade deal between the US and China.

    By Sophia Nicholson
  • uploads///Graphics
    Tech & Comm Services

    NVIDIA and Applied Materials Stock Fell Due to Weak Guidance

    NVIDIA and Applied Materials stock fell 16.8% and 7.3% in the after-hours trading session on November 15.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///Graphics
    Tech & Comm Services

    Why Nvidia Stock Is Sensitive to Negative News

    In the last 80 days, Nvidia stock has fallen 5%, mostly due to no new gaming GPU and the end of the cryptocurrency boom.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///schw
    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Charles Schwab Predicts for Second Half of 2018

    On July 10, Charles Schwab (SCHW) presented its forecast for the second half of the year.

    By Raymond Anderson
  • uploads///AM
    Financials

    How Could a Trade War Impact Asset Managers?

    After Trump announced that Chinese investments in US tech stocks would be restricted, the Dow Jones Industrial Average spiked downward.

    By Raymond Anderson
  • uploads///A_Semiconductors_AMAT_beta May
    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Impact of US–China Trade Tensions on Applied Materials Stock

    Applied Materials (AMAT) earned 21% of its 2016 revenues and 19% of its 2017 revenues from China. Any major shift in this market could hurt AMAT.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///Graphics
    Tech & Comm Services

    Is the Growth Cycle for Applied Materials Here to Stay?

    Trade war jitters between the US and China sent Applied Materials stock to $55.40 on March 23 from its 52-week high of $62.40 on March 12.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///A_Semiconductors_Stocks react pre post Q earnings
    Tech & Comm Services

    What Triggered the Slowdown in Semiconductor Stocks in 2018?

    For the semiconductor industry, 2018 started off with the disclosure of two chip design flaws.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///A_Semiconductors_AMD_Stock price reation to earnings
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why AMD Stock Is Slow to React to Fundamental Information

    In this series, we’ve learned that Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) stock has been moving against the current.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///cpu _
    Tech & Comm Services

    What’s behind the Market Turbulence This Time?

    Between March 22 and March 23, 2018, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) fell by ~1,150 points.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads/// Properties of DLT
    Real Insights

    What Imparts Transparency to Digital Assets?

    Digital assets based on DLT (distributed ledger technology) allows users to initiate and verify their own transactions without any central authority such as banks.

    By VanEck
  • uploads/// Short bitcoin
    Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

    How to Short Bitcoins

    Shorting of bitcoins is currently done through unregulated exchanges. However, given bitcoin’s huge volatility, shorting becomes a risky affair.

    By VanEck
  • uploads/// Blockchain process
    Real Insights

    How Digital Assets Could Generate Income

    Blockchain technology holds a lot of promise due to its many advantages such as transparency, faster transactions at lower costs, and a reliable system.

    By VanEck
  • uploads/// No
    Real Insights

    Why the Number of Bitcoins Is Limited

    The founders of bitcoin have set a limit of 21 million bitcoins that can be mined over a period of time. Of those, 16.8 million are already in circulation.

    By VanEck
  • uploads/// DLT System
    Real Insights

    Why the Future Belongs to Digital Assets

    In DLT (distributed ledger technology), details of the transactions are recorded in multiple places called blocks. These blocks are then chained together on a shared network.

    By VanEck
  • uploads/// VanEck Chart
    Real Insights

    Why You Should Know the Technology behind Bitcoin

    Bitcoin and its underlying technology (XLK), blockchain, are interesting concepts that have caught the attention of people all around the world.

    By VanEck
  • uploads/// Bitcoin by numbers
    Real Insights

    Things to Know Before You Buy Bitcoin

    The sharp rise and fall in the price of bitcoin are mainly because ownership of the currency is heavily concentrated in just a few hands.

    By VanEck
  • uploads/// Bitcoin inflation
    Real Insights

    Is Bitcoin a Bubble?

    The price of bitcoin (SOXL) (SOXX) has risen 69,278.6% over the last five years. On the other hand, in the last seven days, it has plummeted 27% to $12,466.

    By VanEck
  • uploads/// Blockchain applications
    Real Insights

    Blockchain and Bitcoin: But What Else Is Blockchain Used For?

    Deutsche Bank is planning to use blockchain technology in currency settlement, trade processing, and derivative contracts.

    By VanEck
  • uploads/// Blockchain security
    Real Insights

    How Blockchain Technology Could Reduce Criminal Activities

    Before updating data on a blockchain, users must agree about the veracity of the transaction through a process called consensus.

    By VanEck
  • uploads/// Bitcoin mining process
    Real Insights

    Is Bitcoin Ready to Replace Real Currency?

    Despite the higher number of transactions that need to be updated regularly by users, the transaction capacity is intentionally kept very low by the bitcoin founders.

    By VanEck
  • uploads///A_Semiconductors_ETF growth rate
    Tech & Comm Services

    A Year in Review: Semiconductor Stock Performances in 2017

    The semiconductor market witnessed strong growth in 2017, as the world witnessed the beginning of the fourth technology shift toward AI and IoT.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Bitcoins Are Created Today

    In the bitcoin world, mining involves investing a lot of capital in computer hardware and competing with fellow miners to solve a complex mathematical problem.

    By Ricky Cove
  • uploads///
    Tech & Comm Services

    Shares of Apple’s Suppliers Fall over iPhone Concerns

    On July 5, 2016, shares of Apple’s suppliers, including Skyworks Solutions, Qorvo, and Cirrus fell over concerns about the iPhone.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///
    Tech & Comm Services

    Cypress Semiconductors Rises following a Fall after Brexit

    Cypress Semiconductors (CY) has a market capitalization of $3.4 billion. It rose by 10.5% to close at $10.55 per share on June 30, 2016.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///
    Miscellaneous

    Samsung Introduces 10nm DRAM Chips, Mass Produces 18nm Chips

    Samsung will reveal the 10nm mobile DRAM (dynamic random-access memory) “in the near future.” The memory is 30% faster and uses 20% less power.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///
    Miscellaneous

    What’s the Recent Trend in 2GB DRAM Spot Prices?

    The spot price of 2GB DDR3 DRAM fell 0.94% from $0.96 on March 25 to $0.95 on April 5, 2016. The spot price of 4GB DDR 3 DRAM fell 1.3% from $1.65 to $1.63.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///SOXX
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    How Are SOXX’s Fund Flows Trending?

    The iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (SOXX) tracks the performance of 30 publicly listed companies in the semiconductor sector.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///
    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Is the Recent Trend in 2GB DRAM Spot Prices?

    The spot price of 2GB DDR3 (double data rate 3) DRAM fell 3.4% from $1.11 on January 22, 2016, to $1.07 on February 12, 2016.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Marvell Technology Rises 11% on Starboard Value’s Support

    Marvell’s stock fell sharply last year as Glancy Prongay & Murray (or GPM) announced its investigation of potential claims on behalf of Marvell’s investors.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Lower Revenue Guidance for Analog, Qorvo, and Cirrus Logic

    Analog announced that it expects its revenue in fiscal 1Q16 to be $745–$765 million due to weaker demand in its portable consumer business segment.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    32 GB Flash NAND Contract Price Falls 4.7% in 3 Weeks

    The contract price of 32 GB NAND has fallen 4.7% from $1.69 to $1.61, whereas the contract price of 64 GB NAND has fallen 1.8% from $2.19 to $2.15.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Looking Back on Micron Technology’s Plunge in 2015

    As of the end of December 2015, Micron Technology has generated YTD returns of -59%, compared to 61% in 2014.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///SOXX
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    SOXX Sees -$225.1 Million in Fund Inflows in Trailing 12 Months

    In the trailing one month, fund outflows for SOXX were -$21.6 million. In the trailing 12 months, net fund inflows were -$225.1 million.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///PART
    Company & Industry Overviews

    The iShares S&P NA Technology Semiconductor Index Fund (SOXX) Shows Big Trailing-Three-Year Muscle

    SOXX generated 21.6% in the trailing-three-year period and 11.5% in the trailing-five-year period.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Toshiba to End the Visual Product Business outside Japan

    Toshiba is set to structurally reform its Visual Product business segment by reducing its employee headcount from 4,800 to 1,100 by the end of fiscal 2016.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Toshiba to Redefine Focus Business Areas

    Toshiba stated THAT it plans to concentrate on cash flow in planning its mid-term business plans, budget, business performance management, and evaluation.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Economic Uncertainties May Limit Global NAND Flash Revenues

    Samsung has started mass production of 3D-NAND flash memory and has gradually increased its market share in this segment.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    DRAM Prices Fall Due to Weak Demand

    DDR4 (double data rate 4) has been consistently gaining market share in overall DRAM (dynamic random access memory) production.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    DRAM Consumption in China Expected to Reach $12 Billion

    DRAMeXchange forecasts DRAM consumption in China to reach $12 billion at the end of fiscal 2015. It expects NAND flash consumption to reach $6.7 billion in the same period.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Samsung’s Revenues and Market Share Rose in 3Q15

    Samsung’s (SSNLF) revenues increased 2.3% QoQ, from $5.1 billion in 2Q15 to $52.7 billion in 3Q15. Its market share also increased from 45.1% to 46.7% in the same period.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Mobile DRAM Revenues Increased 18% YoY in 3Q15

    Mobile DRAM revenues in 3Q5 increased 18% QoQ (quarter-over-quarter). Demand in this segment was driven by an increase in shipments of LPDDR4 for the iPhone 6s.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///part
    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Samsung’s Market Share Is Expected to Increase in Fiscal 2016

    Samsung’s market share for the quarter was 45.2%, a gain of 1.1 percentage point YoY compared to 2Q14. It was Samsung’s best ever quarterly performance.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Samsung and SK Hynix Are Dominating the 8GB DRAM Market

    Samsung and SK Hynix’s combined share of the global 8GB DRAM market is greater than the total DRAM market. Samsung has a market share of 45%, while SK Hynix’s market share is 28%.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///part
    Company & Industry Overviews

    DRAM Market Expected to Grow 13% from 2015–2019

    Smartphones may soon become the major revenue-generating source in the mobile DRAM market. It’s driven by increased demand for high memory in smartphone devices.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///PART
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Skyworks and Microsemi Compete to Acquire PMC-Sierra

    On October 5, 2015, Skyworks Solutions announced that it is looking to acquire peer company PMC-Sierra for $2 billion in cash.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///Series  A
    Earnings Report

    Gaming GPUs Drove Nvidia’s Revenues in Fiscal 3Q16

    Nvidia manufactures graphics processing units (or GPUs) used in PC gaming and Tegra processors used in mobile devices, tablets, and automotive applications.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///klac
    Company & Industry Overviews

    KLA-Tencor and Lam Research: Synergies of $250 Million Expected

    The combined KLA-Tencor and Lam Research expect to realize $250 million in cost synergies within the next 18 to 24 months of the acquisition.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///part
    Earnings Report

    KLA-Tencor: A Fundamentally Strong Stock

    Gross margin for KLA-Tencor (KLAC) in 1Q16 was ~58.0%. Its cash-to-debt ratio in was 0.75x, lower than the industry median of 1.75x.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///KALAC FIN
    Earnings Report

    Lam Research to Acquire KLA-Tencor

    KLA-Tencor constitutes ~2.4% of the iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (SOXX) and 0.84% of the VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH).

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///LRCX
    Earnings Report

    Lam Research: A Fundamentally Strong Stock

    In the past 12 months, Lam Research’s revenue growth per share, EBITDA, and free cash flow rose by 12.8%, 0.8%, and 2.5%, respectively.

    By Adam Rogers
  • uploads///Screenshot
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Where Intel Fits in the New Semiconductor Value Chain

    Huge investment is required at every stage of semiconductor development to make smaller-sized chips in a cost-effective manner without compromising on functionality.

    By Puja Tayal
  • uploads///
    Fund Managers

    JAT Capital Eliminates Exposure to SanDisk Corporation

    JAT Capital sold its position in SanDisk Corporation (SNDK) in 4Q14. The position had represented 1.2% of the fund’s third-quarter portfolio.

    By Santiago Solari
  • uploads///MU
    Fund Managers

    Micron Technology’s Lower Position in Point72 Asset Management

    Point72 reduced its position in Micron Technology. It sold 4,792,200 shares during 4Q14. The shares accounted for 0.28% of the fund’s total 4Q14 portfolio.

    By Diana Key
  • uploads///NAND
    Tech & Comm Services

    Why the cloud is a boon for SanDisk’s NAND flash growth

    Cloud storage has opened up a plethora of opportunities for SanDisk, as cloud storage is completely dependent on flash drives to be super fast.

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///embedded
    Tech & Comm Services

    Why SanDisk’s embedded segment is key for growth

    Although high-end smartphones and tablets will bring significant revenues for SanDisk, the company expects the SSD division to benefit more than its embedded segment will.

    By Anne Shields
  • Tech & Comm Services

    SanDisk launches its largest SD memory card ever

    In September 2014, SanDisk (SNDK) released the Extreme Pro SDXC memory card, which is the world’s first Secure Digital card with storage of 512 gigabytes of data.

    By Anne Shields
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Why AMD’s restructuring strategy could hamper its future growth

    In its 3Q14 quarterly results, AMD management announced its new restructuring plan that it expects to implement primarily in 4Q14.

    By Anne Shields
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Why AMD’s graphics solutions segment offers some good news

    Thanks to console design wins and differentiated GPU (graphics processing unit) technology, AMD’s graphics segment has experienced growth.

    By Anne Shields
  • Why AMD’s computing and graphics segment is having trouble
    Tech & Comm Services

    Why AMD’s computing and graphics segment is having trouble

    In 3Q14, AMD’s computing and graphics segment reported a quarter-over-quarter and year-over-year decline in its revenues of 6% and 16%, respectively.

    By Anne Shields
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Why AMD’s 3Q14 earnings missed expectations

    Advanced Micro Devices’ 3Q14 revenues and non-GAAP EPS were $1.43 billion and $0.03 per share, respectively.

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///software
    Consumer

    Must-know: Intel’s software and services strategy

    In accordance with its mobile strategy in 2010, Intel acquired McAfee for ~ $7.7 billion. Intel acquired McAfee with the intent of integrating its security solutions into Intel-manufactured chips.

    By Anne Shields
  • dram capacity updatepngautocompresscformatandixlibphp
    Tech & Comm Services

    Why Micron’s position in the DRAM market may be under threat

    Samsung is expected to initiate manufacturing of DRAM wafers by the end of 2014, with a focus on PC DRAM. In the second half of 2015, its maximum S3 DRAM capacity is expected to reach 60,000 per month.

    By Anne Shields
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Microchip Technology’s news may not affect other leading players

    A change in Microchip Technology’s revenue forecasts Microchip Technology Inc. (MCHP) revised its revenue projection downward for this quarter to $546 million. The earlier revenue forecast for the current quarter was $560 million–$575 million. The revised forecast is ~3.7% lower than the average of the company’s previous guidance. Microchip Technology’s results and announcements are roughly considered […]

    By Anne Shields
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Must-know: Did AMD’s strategy yield revenues and profits?

    As of 2Q14, AMD earned ~40% of its revenue from the high growth markets. It wants to generate ~50% of its revenue from the high-end markets in the future.

    By Anne Shields
  • Tech & Comm Services

    “Dense servers” provide a huge growth opportunity for AMD

    Dense servers are part of the computing segment. They’re mainly used in data centers. When they’re compared to traditional servers, they improve space efficiency for data centers.

    By Anne Shields
  • embedded product portfoliopngautocompresscformatandixlibphp
    Tech & Comm Services

    AMD launches Hierofalcon and Bald Eagle for embedded solutions

    In 2014, AMD plans to launch two new high-performance AMD (AMD) embedded R-series processor families—the Hierofalcon and the Bald Eagle.

    By Anne Shields
  • uploads///embedded
    Tech & Comm Services

    Why AMD targets the embedded computing market

    In September 2013, AMD (AMD) announced its plan for the embedded computing market. It offered ARM and x86 processors. AMD catered to the rapid changes in the technology market.

    By Anne Shields
  • Tech & Comm Services

    Record revenue growth for client SSDs stimulated SanDisk’s growth

    SanDisk (SNDK) is keen to increase the contribution of client SSDs to its total revenues as it offers a stable pricing environment and high margins.

    By Anne Shields
    • CONNECT with Market Realist
    • Link to Facebook
    • Link to Twitter
    • Link to Instagram
    • Link to Email Subscribe
    Market Realist Logo
    Do Not Sell My Personal Information

    © Copyright 2021 Market Realist. Market Realist is a registered trademark. All Rights Reserved. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website. Offers may be subject to change without notice.