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    Key strategies applied by Texas Instruments to achieve growth

    Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) planned its strategic exit from it back in September 2012. It instead dedicated its strategic and R&D investments toward becoming a pure analog and embedded processing company.

    By Anne Shields
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    Earnings Report

    How Broadcom’s Acquisitions Could Improve Its Profitability

    Broadcom’s profitability In the previous part of this series, we saw that Broadcom (AVGO) is likely to witness seasonal revenue decline as demand in its wireless segment, its second largest, falls. While revenue depends significantly on external factors such as customer demand, the pricing environment, and competition, profitability depends on internal factors such as cost control and product […]

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Industrial and Auto: Texas Instruments’ Future Growth Drivers

    Texas Instruments (TXN) is the bellwether of the economy since it caters to most major end markets.

    By Puja Tayal
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    How Being Apple’s Only Foundry Partner Works in TXN’s Favor

    For fiscal 3Q16, Texas Instruments (TXN) expects to report earnings per share in the range of $0.81–$0.91. This EPS range is higher than the $0.73 reported in fiscal 2Q16 and is in line with the analyst estimate of $0.86.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    SMH Sees $87.7 Million in Fund Inflows in Trailing 12 Months

    In the trailing one month, net fund inflows for the VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH) were $184.6 million. In the trailing 12-month (or TTM) period, net fund inflows were $87.7 million.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    Texas Instruments’ Q4 Earnings Might Hint at Cyclical Slowdown

    TSMC is set to report strong revenue in the fourth quarter of 2018, but its first-quarter 2019 earnings will likely be hit by weak sales of Apple’s (AAPL) iPhones.

    By Puja Tayal
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    These Are Texas Instruments’ Future Growth Drivers

    Texas Instruments (TXN) reported strong fiscal Q2 2018 revenue, and forecast slower-than-usual revenue growth for the third quarter as it increases its exposure to the more stable industrial and automotive markets.

    By Puja Tayal
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    US-China Trade War Impacts Analog Chipmakers’ Guidance

    Analog chipmakers have exposure to almost all end markets including industrial, automotive, communications, and consumer markets.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Weak Macro Environment Slows Analog Chip Sales in Q1

    The semiconductor industry consists of analog, micro, logic, and memory chips.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Automotive and Connected Devices: NXP’s Key Growth Drivers

    NXP Semiconductors (NXPI), a leader in the automotive chip market, provides HPMS (high-performance mixed-signal) analog, MCU (microcontroller), and sensor solutions.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    1Q18 Earnings Season: Good News for Semiconductor Investors?

    The earnings season started with better-than-expected earnings for semiconductor equipment manufacturer Lam Research (LRCX).

    By Puja Tayal
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    Texas Instruments’ Q1 2019 Revenue Hit by Semiconductor Weakness

    Texas Instruments (TXN) is the world’s largest manufacturer and supplier of analog chips that convert real-world signals like touch and sound into digital signals.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Efficiency Ratios Say about QCOM, INTC, and TXN

    Investors and analysts are slightly bullish on Intel, but they’re bearish on Qualcomm and neutral on Texas Instruments.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Technology & Communications

    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
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    S&P 500 Index Nears Record High amid Earnings Season

    The S&P 500 Index, represented by the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY), rose 0.3% on October 23, nearing the all-time high it saw in July.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Earnings Report

    What TXN’s Q1 Revenue Says about the Semiconductor Industry

    Texas Instruments’ (TXN) revenue had been falling on a YoY (year-over-year) basis after ten quarters of growth, and the rate of decline is increasing with every quarter.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Miscellaneous

    Why is the Freescale–NXP merger premium so low?

    The companies were asked about the takeover premium and the background to the transaction on the conference call, but they refused to comment.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    Semiconductor Stocks Hit New 52-Week Highs ahead of Earnings

    The first-quarter semiconductor earnings season has begun, and the stock market is showing bullish sentiment as investors buy ahead of earnings releases.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Earnings Report

    Texas Instruments Diversification Strategy Starts to Pay Off

    Texas Instruments (TXN) has been reducing its exposure in the declining smartphone market and increasing its exposure in the growing automotive and industrial markets to reduce its seasonality.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Related Are ADI’s Consumer Revenues and Apple’s iPhone Sales?

    ADI’s Consumer segment is made up of its computing and mobile businesses, and Apple (AAPL) is its biggest customer.

    By Puja Tayal
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    What Q4 Semiconductor Earnings May Have in Store for Investors

    2019 started on a good note for the semiconductor industry.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Earnings Report

    Broadcom: Fiscal 2018 Earnings Boost Investors’ Confidence

    Broadcom reported its better-than-expected third-quarter earnings and strong guidance on December 6.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The Semiconductor Sector’s Downturn: Should TXN Investors Worry?

    In this series, we’ll discuss what investors could expect for Texas Instruments’ third-quarter earnings, scheduled to be released on October 23.

    By Puja Tayal
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    What’s behind Semiconductor Stocks’ Rise?

    Most semiconductors stocks had risen more than 2% as of midday today, with several factors having raised investors’ optimism about the sector’s growth.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Earnings Report

    Texas Instruments’ Profit Margins Continue to Beat Peers

    Texas Instruments (TXN) manufactures analog chips that are built on old technology nodes that have already been paid off.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Earnings Report

    Why Broadcom Is One of the Most Profitable Semiconductor Companies

    Until now, Broadcom’s profits were a product of a favorable product mix, low costs, and high volumes.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Earnings Report

    A Look at Texas Instruments’ Strategy to Improve Profitability

    Texas Instruments (TXN) has improved its revenue by diversifying into various end markets.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Texas Instruments’ Q4 Revenues Highlight Semiconductor Slowdown

    The fourth-quarter 2018 semiconductor earnings season began with TSMC’s (TSM) earnings showing signs of a slowdown in the semiconductor industry.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Refreshes Growth of Nvidia’s Tegra Processors?

    On the IP front, Nvidia resolved its patent infringement case against Samsung (SSNLF) and Qualcomm in fiscal 1Q17, saving the former huge legal expenses.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Broadcom’s Industrial Segment Is a Growth Deterrent

    Broadcom’s Industrial segment serves the industrial, consumer, medical, automotive, military, and aerospace markets.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Avago Technologies Quoted Marginally Above its Benchmark on September 4, 2015

    Avago, which constitutes 0.62% of the PowerShares QQQ, generated returns of 37.86% and -1.14% for the trailing 12-month and one-month periods, respectively.

    By Parker Thomas
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    Technology & Communications

    Analog Devices Plans to Acquire Maxim, Stock Rises

    Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI) stock rose 2.6% in pre-market trading at 7:33 AM ET today. The company agreed to acquire Maxim Integrated Products.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Technology & Communications

    Texas Instruments Q1 Earnings: Positive Surprise for Investors!

    Texas Instruments stock rose around 2% in the extended trading session on Tuesday. The company reported better-than-expected first-quarter results.

    By Ambrish Shah
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    Technology & Communications

    Why Is Microchip Stock Rising Today?

    Microchip stock rose in pre-market trading today after the company updated its financial guidance for the third quarter of fiscal 2020.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Was Jim Cramer Right to Back Nvidia over Microchip?

    Cramer seems to be very bullish on Nvidia stock. Notably, the stock looks solid. The company is set to report its third-quarter earnings on November 14.

    By Sophia Nicholson
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    Earnings Report

    Earnings: Why Did TXN and XLNX Underperform?

    Semiconductor stocks were whipsawed last week with mixed Q3 earnings. Semi stocks were affected by the trade war and tepid smartphone demand.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Earnings Report

    TXN Paints a Gloomy Picture of the Demand Environment

    Texas Instruments (TXN) reported disappointing Q3 earnings and guidance. Its revenue fell 11.5% YoY to $3.77 billion, missing the estimate by 1.3%.

    By Puja Tayal
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    S&P 500: Tech Stocks Could Lead Decline Today

    There’s a good chance that the S&P 500 Index will open lower today. Several stocks in the technology sector will be trading in the red.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    Texas Instruments Stock Tanks 10% on Poor Earnings

    Semiconductor stocks fell after-hours as Texas Instruments’ (TXN) third-quarter earnings and guidance missed estimates by a large margin.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Earnings: XLNX and TXN Stocks in Focus This Week

    Major chip companies Texas Instruments (TXN) and Xilinx (XLNX) released their earnings last week and saw their stocks fall.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Is Down the Only Way to Go for US Equity Markets?

    Investors have been worried about the coming earnings cliff, and rightly so.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Earnings Report

    NXP Falls 2.5% on Weak Earnings Guidance

    This week’s first semiconductor earnings were those of NXP Semiconductors, which released its second-quarter numbers today.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Earnings Report

    Automotive Drives Cypress’s Second-Quarter Earnings

    Cypress Semiconductor (CY) has been in the news as it is being acquired by Germany’s Infineon Technologies for about $10 billion.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Amazon Stock Slumped on Its Q2 Results

    Amazon (AMZN) stock fell 1.3% on July 25, its earnings release day. Its EPS rose 3% year-over-year to $5.22 in the second quarter.

    By Maitali Ramkumar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Tech Stocks Drove the Nasdaq to New Heights Today

    Tech stocks are driving today’s stock market rally. As of 3:52 PM ET, the tech-heavy the Nasdaq Composite Index is up 0.81%, driven by a surge in tech stocks.

    By Sushree Mohanty
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    Technology & Communications

    Why TXN Stock Surged Over 7.0% Today

    Semiconductor stocks are trading higher primarily due to better-than-estimated results for Texas Instruments (TXN).

    By Adam Rogers
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    Texas Instruments and Teradyne Jump on Q2 Earnings Beats

    On July 23 after the market closed, Texas Instruments (TXN) and Teradyne (TER) reported their second-quarter earnings results.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Earnings Report

    This Week in Semiconductor Earnings: TXN, INTC, and XLNX

    This week will see some major semiconductor earnings announcements. Semiconductor stocks are rallying ahead of their earnings releases.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Fund Managers Are Bearish on Growth and Corporate Profit Outlook

    The BAML survey highlighted the fact that investors are very bearish on growth expectations. A net 50% of the respondents expect global growth to weaken over the next 12 months. A record number of investors said that the global economy was in the late cycle.

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Intel Stock Drops 7% on $2.5 Billion Cut in 2019 Revenue Guidance

    Intel (INTC) announced its first-quarter earnings results after the market closed on April 25.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    CA Technologies Acquisition to Help Broadcom Outperform in 2019

    Broadcom stock dipped ~14% on July 12, 2018, one day after it announced the CA Technologies acquisition.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Stocks of Apple Suppliers Fall on SWKS’s and QRVO’s Weak Guidance

    Apple and its chip suppliers reported further falls as systems suppliers Skyworks and Qorvo reported weaker-than-expected guidance.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Earnings Report

    How Did Caterpillar’s Resource Industries Segment Perform in Q3?

    Caterpillar’s (CAT) Resource Industries segment is the smallest contributor to the company’s overall revenue.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Money Managers Seem to Think about NVIDIA’s Stock Price

    NVIDIA is one stock that has caught eyes of many investors, as the stock rose ~500% from $33 the start of 2016 to $199.3 at the start of 2018.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Technology & Communications

    When Could the US Stock Market Crisis End?

    Many analysts are recommending that long-term technology investors grab this opportunity and buy strong companies with future growth potential at a discount.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Mergers and Acquisitions Could Open Up for Qualcomm

    Qualcomm is looking to venture into automotive, servers, IoT (Internet of Things), and laptops.

    By Puja Tayal
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    What Praxair’s Short Interest Suggests before 4Q17 Earnings

    The latest short interest data as of December 30, 2017, show that Praxair’s (PX) short interest has increased since its 3Q17 earnings were announced on October 26, 2017.

    By Peter Neil
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    Technology & Communications

    When Internet of Things Could Reflect in Semiconductor Earnings

    IC Insights forecasts IoT semiconductor sales to grow at a CAGR of 14.9% from 2015 to 2020, with the biggest growth coming from connected vehicles at 32.9%.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Technology & Communications

    Territorial Tax System: Important for US Semiconductor Companies?

    The semiconductor industry welcomed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that President Trump signed into law on December 22, 2017.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Technology & Communications

    Reading the Most Profitable Semiconductor Companies

    In calendar 3Q17, Intel (INTC) was the most profitable semiconductor company, with a last-12-month EBITDA of $25.3 billion.

    By Puja Tayal
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    The Top Semi Stocks by Market Capitalization

    Investors like semiconductor companies that show strong revenue growth. They also like companies with large revenues.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Technology & Communications

    Why Teradyne Is on the List of the Most Overbought Semi Stocks

    Stock with high trading volumes are typically the ones preferred by institutional investors. These high-trading stocks are also the most volatile.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Why SMH Has One of the Lowest Expense Ratios

    The VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH) is an open-ended fund with assets under management of $774.0 million.

    By Peter Barnes
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    Earnings Report

    What is Driving Texas Instruments’s Revenue in Fiscal 2017?

    Fiscal 2Q17 revenue Texas Instruments (TXN) has exposure in diverse markets which helps it reduce the seasonal impact on its earnings. When demand from personal electronics is weak the demand in industrial is high. Hence, the company’s revenue growth and decline have been in low to mid-single digits. However, this trend broke in fiscal 1Q17 […]

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple’s Suppliers and Their Stocks: Correlation to Apple Exposure

    A heavy dependence on a single customer exposes a company to big risks. These suppliers often trade at lower price multiples.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Miscellaneous

    A Look into the Trading Activity of Broadcom Stock

    Broadcom (AVGO) stock has outperformed its peers and the markets as it’s begun realizing the benefits of its mergers.

    By Puja Tayal
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    What Are Investors’ Sentiments around Broadcom Stock?

    Broadcom (AVGO) has increased its dividend payout target to ~50% of its free cash flow, making it an attractive bet for dividend-seeking investors.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Will Semiconductors Have Fun in the Sun This Summer?

    Semiconductors have outperformed during summer months returning 1.1% on average.

    By Direxion
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Cypress’s Strategy to Rule the Embedded Market

    Most semiconductor companies are now moving into the automotive and IoT industries to boost growth. Large among them is Cypress Semiconductor (CY).

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    ON Semiconductor’s Revised Organizational Structure

    The Power Solutions Group’s revenues rose 34.3% sequentially to $620.3 million in 4Q16. More than $200 million in revenues came from the Fairchild Semiconductor integration.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Automotive Market Could Be a Growth Catalyst for ON Semiconductor

    Apart from ADAS cameras, the increasing adoption of LED lighting in mid-range cars presents another growth opportunity for ON Semiconductor (ON), which supplies front and rear LED lighting driver solutions.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Miscellaneous

    Why AMD Has Risen in the Past Month

    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) stock has risen 43.6% in the last one month.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Earnings Report

    Could NXPI Report Incremental Revenue Growth in Fiscal 2017?

    Since the Freescale acquisition in fiscal 1Q16, NXPI’s sequential revenue growth rate has slowed from 5.6% in 2Q16 to 4% in 3Q16.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s NXP’s Growth Potential in the Automotive Market?

    Following its Freescale acquisition, NXP increased its exposure in the automotive space and became the biggest automotive semiconductor supplier in the world.

    By Puja Tayal
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    What Are Analysts’ Expectations for AVGO’s Stock?

    Apart from seasonality, Broadcom is slowly realizing that its merger synergies and future growth opportunities seem bright. Analysts see a strong upside potential for its stock.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Will ADI Maintain a Strong Profit Margin in Fiscal 4Q16?

    ADI expects its gross margin to fall from 66% in fiscal 3Q16 to 65.5% in fiscal 4Q16.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Inside the Vanguard PRIMECAP Fund Portfolio

    VPMCX counts information technology, healthcare, and industrials as its core invested sectors. These three sectors make up a combined 80% of the portfolio.

    By David Ashworth
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    After 5 Years of Buying Nothing, TXN Is Eyeing This Opportunity

    TXN has acquired 33 companies over the last 20 years, with the most recent acquisition being National Semiconductor for $6.5 billion in 2011.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Pushed Texas Instruments’ Stock to a 16-Year High?

    During fiscal 3Q16, Texas Instruments’s (TXN) stock rose 12% and is currently hovering above $70. The last time the stock crossed the $70 mark was in 2000.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Which Segment Likely Drove TXN’s Earnings in 3Q16 Earnings?

    Texas Instruments (TXN) earns 62% of its revenue and 70% of its operating profit from the Analog segment.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Miscellaneous

    What Is the Likelihood of Xilinx Getting Acquired?

    Xilinx’s strong balance sheet and product portfolio make it an attractive acquisition target.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Why Is a Qualcomm-NXP Merger Important for Investors?

    A possible merger between Qualcomm and NXP Semiconductors would bring about several integration challenges due to diversities in the companies’ business models and customer bases.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    NXP Semiconductors Benefiting from Freescale Merger Synergies

    Many Apple (AAPL) suppliers who diversified their revenue streams, especially in the automotive sector, reported strong growth in 2Q16, and NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) was no exception.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    When Will Nvidia’s Autonomous Car Efforts Materialize?

    One area where Tegra performed more than GPU is its Automotive segment. This is another fast-growing segment of Nvidia and contributed 8.3% toward its revenue in fiscal 2Q17.

    By Puja Tayal
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    How ADI Beat Its Own Earnings Guidance in Fiscal 3Q16

    Analog Devices (ADI) recently announced the acquisition of Linear Technology for $14.8 billion and then revised its fiscal 3Q16 earnings guidance upward.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Technology & Communications

    Why Cowen’s Analysts Favor Texas Instruments-Maxim Merger

    Texas Instruments’ last major acquisition was of National Semiconductor in 2011. Cowen analysts have urged TXN to reignite acquisition talks with Maxim.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Which Segment Is Most Profitable for Texas Instruments?

    Texas Instruments’ Analog segment contributes 62% to the company’s total revenue and is made up of high volume analog and other products.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Why Linear Technology’s Stock Soared 29% in Just 30 Minutes

    On July 26, 2016, Analog Devices (ADI) announced that it is acquiring Linear Technology (LLTC) in a cash-stock deal worth $14.8 billion. This equates to $60 per share of Linear Technology.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Falling iPhone Sales Pressure Texas Instruments’ Analog Business

    Texas Instruments caters to more than 100,000 customers. Apple (AAPL) is its biggest customer, accounting for 11% of total revenue.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Britain Contributes Little to the Global Semiconductor Industry

    Europe accounted for only 10% of global semiconductor sales in April 2016, according to World Semiconductor Trade Statistics.

    By Puja Tayal
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    How Will Brexit Impact Britain’s Economy?

    The uncertainty created by the Brexit process could weaken business confidence in Britain, or it could help the country to expand its trade relations.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s Cypress’s Plan for Broadcom’s Internet of Things Business?

    Cypress will integrate the Internet of Things business into its DCD (Data Communications Division).

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Is the Strategy behind Cypress-Broadcom’s All-Cash Deal?

    During Cypress’s fiscal 1Q16 earnings call, CEO Thurman John Rodgers explained that Broadcom offloaded the wireless IoT segment for two reasons.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Is Analog Devices’ Acquisition Strategy?

    Analog Devices (ADI) has been using M&A (mergers and acquisitions) to rapidly expand its technology offerings and boost its revenue.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Xilinx’s Record R&D Spending Plans for Fiscal 2017

    Xilinx plans to increase its R&D expenses to a record high of more than $600 million in fiscal 2017—up almost 13% YoY.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Miscellaneous

    Why Texas Instrument Stock Outperformed Competitors

    Texas Instruments (TXN) stock has risen 7.6% in the past 52 weeks. It’s currently hovering above $58, which is at the higher end of its 52-week range of $43.49–$60.60.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Rumor: Apple Orders Higher Production Volumes for iPhone 7

    With stressed iPhone 6s and 6s Plus sales, all suppliers have high hopes for Apple’s upcoming flagship product, the iPhone 7. It’s scheduled to launch in September 2016.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Will the iPhone 7 Impact Texas Instruments’ Revenue?

    Taiwan’s Economic Daily News reported that Apple has instructed its component suppliers to produce components for the iPhone 7 for 72 million–78 million smartphones.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Impact Does Apple Have on Texas Instruments’ Revenue?

    Apple scaled back iPhone production from December 2015 to June 2016. That caused Texas Instruments’ revenue to fall 2% YoY in fiscal 4Q15 and 5% YoY in fiscal 1Q16.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Automotive: The Next Big Thing for Texas Instruments

    Texas Instruments (TXN) has increased its exposure in the automotive, industrial, and communications segments, which accounted for 64% of the company’s revenue in fiscal 1Q16.

    By Puja Tayal
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