NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI)

What Happens Now in Broadcom’s Proxy Battle for Qualcomm?

Merger Monday has not turned up any mergers of note, but that doesn't mean that all's quiet on the M&A front. Broadcom Ltd. (NASDAQ: AVGO) this morning filed a preliminary ...
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Why Broadcom May Now Be Handily Overreaching in Its Hostile Buyout of Qualcomm

It is no secret that a raging bull market is taking place at the current time. It is also no secret that companies want to give themselves a wider moat ...
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Broadcom Seeks to Oust Qualcomm Board

Broadcom Ltd. (NASDAQ: AVGO) on Monday morning announced that it intends to nominate a slate of 11 people for election to the 11-member board of directors of Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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The Good and the Bad in a Qualcomm-Broadcom Merger

Shares of Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) were trading higher on Monday after Rumor Friday turned into Merger Monday. Broadcom Ltd. (NASDAQ: AVGO) did formally offer $103 billion, or $70 per ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Biogen, Costco, Kroger, Travelers, Wayfair and Many More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Monday, with the Dow closing on our original 2017 price target. The bull market is now over eight years old. Every instance of ...
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Automotive Is Driving Huge Semiconductor Growth: 4 Stocks to Buy Now

If there is one sector that continues to get dog-piled by bearish analysts and strategists, it is the semiconductors, and the concern is not without some merit. The PHLX Semiconductor ...
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How Analysts See Qualcomm and NXP After Earnings

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) had a very mixed earnings report, and the Apple overhang and a BlackBerry arbitration award against Qualcomm might seem rather disappointing. The good news is that ...
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Hedge Funds Bought Financial, Health Care Stocks in Q4

Hedge funds sliced 1% from their exposure to equities in the fourth quarter of 2016, a sharp change from the 2.9% increase in equities investments in the third quarter. Buyers ...
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Top 5 Earnings Coming Out on Wednesday

The Trump rally has helped push the broad markets to new highs but now they have been backing, off with the S&P 500 falling for its fourth day in a ...
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How Investors Can Make Money in 4 Companies Being Acquired

If there was ever a slow, snail-like process in business, it’s one company buying another, especially when both are publicly traded. Regulators and government agencies sift through mountains of material, ...
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Qualcomm Delivers on Earnings Ahead of and Into NXP Semiconductor Acquisition

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) had already made a serious change by announcing the acquisition of NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ: NXPI) as an accretive deal that will seriously diversify its reliance upon ...
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Jefferies Makes Huge Energy Addition to Franchise Picks Stocks List

With earnings reports for the third quarter underway, and the fourth quarter of 2016 in full swing, many of the top companies we follow on Wall Street are making some ...
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Analyst Says Keep Buying These 3 Red-Hot Chip Stocks

If any sector has been on a roll this year, it’s the semiconductors, and with good reason. With demand for chips skyrocketing in everything from the cloud to cars to ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Coach, Encana, NXP Semiconductors, Sina, Under Armour and More

Stocks were indicated marginally higher on Friday, but nowhere near Thursday's Deutsche Bank-led selling pressure roiled the financial sector and the markets in general. Investors have proven over and over that ...
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Jefferies Loves Huge Growth Potential of 5 Buy-Rated Chip Stocks

If any sector has had a solid run over the past year it is the semiconductors. While some on Wall Street are starting to become a little concerned that the ...
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