semiconductors

Intel processor

Merrill Lynch Likes 4 Large Cap Dividend Tech Stocks Now

One way or another, by the end of this week we will know the result of the Brexit vote, and while the volatility may ramp up some between now and ...
Read Full Story »
semiconductor

4 Top Chip Stocks to Own for the Rest of 2016

With the market continuing to seemingly seesaw back and forth on every headline or pundit quote, one thing is for sure: the waters will remain murky to some degree until ...
Read Full Story »
investing

Why AMD Could Continue to Outperform NVIDIA and Intel

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) is one of the semiconductor companies that remains in a challenging position. Earnings may still remain elusive, but new efforts and market trends may finally ...
Read Full Story »
semiconductor

Analyst Top Chip Picks With Double-Digit Earnings Growth Potential

Despite the recent weakness in the markets, the one bright sector with potential for the rest of 2016 is technology, and a sub-sector in which there is some outstanding potential is ...
Read Full Story »
microchip

NXP Semiconductors Initiates Plan for Key Asset Divestiture

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) traded down slightly Tuesday morning after the announcement that it will shed some of its key assets. The company announced an agreement to divest its Standard Products ...
Read Full Story »
thumbs up

Why Jefferies Just Became Even More Optimistic About AMD’s Future

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) has had a hard time returning to its glory days. That being said, its stock price recovery has been more than impressive since the lows ...
Read Full Story »
semiconductor

Major Semiconductor Short Interest Remains Mixed

The short interest data have come out for the May 31 settlement date. It is important to note that semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and ...
Read Full Story »
microchip

Applied Materials Delivers Yet Another Large Stock Buyback Plan

Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) announced after the close of trading on Thursday that the chip equipment company's board of directors has approved a new $2 billion share buyback program. ...
Read Full Story »
microchip

How Analysts Rate Broadcom After Stellar Earnings Report

Broadcom Ltd. (NASDAQ: BRCM) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday. The company posted a $2.53 in earnings per share (EPS) on $3.54 billion in revenue. ...
Read Full Story »
microchip

4 Likely Semiconductor Merger and Acquisition Targets

It is no secret that the semiconductor industry is in a serious consolidation wave. In 2015 and into 2016, the number of mergers has been difficult to count. The tally ...
Read Full Story »
semiconductor

Oppenheimer Very Bullish on 3 Top Technology Stocks to Buy Now

One thing is for sure on Wall Street, it takes all kinds of opinions to make the stock market the horse race that it is. At 24/7 Wall St. we ...
Read Full Story »
semiconductor

Short Interest Rises in Major Semiconductors in May

The short interest data have come out for the May 13 settlement date. It is important to note that semiconductor trends are considered to be leading indicators of technology and ...
Read Full Story »
microchip

Why Chip Equipment Stocks Could Surge for the Rest of 2016, and 4 to Buy Now

As the market finally gets over the fact that personal computer (PC) growth has slowed and they begin to factor in the long-term ramifications, there is also a very bright ...
Read Full Story »
microchip

Applied Materials Beats Estimates and Guidance in Stride

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) reported fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday. The company had $0.34 in earnings per share (EPS) on $2.45 billion in revenue ...
Read Full Story »
coins

What to Look for in Applied Materials Earnings

Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) is scheduled to report its fiscal second-quarter financial results after the markets close on Thursday. The consensus estimates call for $0.32 in earnings per share ...
Read Full Story »