SPDR® S&P Semiconductor ETF
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.
What Drove the US Technology Sector in 2017?
The technology sector remained the top performer of the S&P 500 Index (SPX-INDEX) in 2017.
Why US Technology Stocks Have Outshone in 2017
Most investors are well aware of how fabulous tech stocks have been this year. As mentioned, the tech-heavy NASDAQ is up over 25%, while the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index, or SOX, is up over 37% this year.
Will Semiconductors Have Fun in the Sun This Summer?
Semiconductors have outperformed during summer months returning 1.1% on average.
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.
How Did Marvell Technology Group Compare to Its Peers?
The SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF (XSD) invests 2.1% of its holdings in Marvell Technology Group. The ETF tracks an equal-weighted index of semiconductor stocks.
How Did Marvell Technology Compare to Its Peers?
Marvell Technology was outperformed by its peers based on the gross profit margin and PBV ratio. ETFs outperformed it based on the price movement and PBV ratio.
Why Did Marvell Technology’s Revenue Fall Again?
Marvell Technology (MRVL) has a market cap of $4.58 billion. Its YTD performance is decreasing due to its revenue falling 15% and 1.78% in 1Q16 and 2Q16.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.