All Posts Tagged With: "AMAT"

(AMAT) Applied Beats, Guidance Looks Soft

Applied Materials’ (AMAT) fiscal second quarter pro forma earnings of 17 cents beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 4 cents, or 30.8%. Revenues were also ahead, beating by 3.5%. Increased demand in the SSG and Display segments and...

7Jul2013 | | Comments Off on (AMAT) Applied Beats, Guidance Looks Soft | Continued

(TXN) Texas Instruments Prices Senior Notes

Texas Instruments (TXN) or “TI,” the largest manufacturer of analog semiconductor products, has recently announced the pricing of senior unsecured notes aggregating $1 billion. These bonds have been issued in two tranches...

16May2013 | | Comments Off on (TXN) Texas Instruments Prices Senior Notes | Continued

(WMT) Focus Shifts to Retail Earnings – Earnings Preview

The Q1 earnings season is over for most of the major sectors, with the Retail sector as the only one that has a significant number of reports still awaited.

As such, Retail has a heavy presence in this week’s earnings reports, including industry heavyweights like Wal-Mart...

15May2013 | | Comments Off on (WMT) Focus Shifts to Retail Earnings – Earnings Preview | Continued

(CY) Cypress Semiconductor Loss Narrower than Expected

Cypress Semiconductor (CY) reported first-quarter 2013 loss of 5 cents per share, narrower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 8 cents loss per share. The adjusted earnings per share exclude one-time items but include stock-based compensation...

2May2013 | | Comments Off on (CY) Cypress Semiconductor Loss Narrower than Expected | Continued

(EXPE) Expedia Earnings Preview: Will it Miss?

Expedia Inc. (EXPE) is set to report first quarter 2013 results on Apr 25. Last quarter, it posted a 4.0% positive surprise. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement.

Growth Factors This Past...

24Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (EXPE) Expedia Earnings Preview: Will it Miss? | Continued

(AMD) Advanced Micro Devices’ First Quarter Loss Narrower than Expected

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) reported a loss of 13 cents per share for the first quarter of 2013, better than the Zacks Consensus Estimate 17 cents loss per share owing to solid execution and cost control management.

Revenues

AMD...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off on (AMD) Advanced Micro Devices’ First Quarter Loss Narrower than Expected | Continued

(INTC) Semiconductor Stock Outlook – January 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

The Semiconductor Industry serves as a driver, enabler and indicator of technological progress. Developments in the industry determine the way we work, transport ourselves, communicate, entertain ourselves and respond to our environment. The PCs we work on, the cars we drive, the phones we communicate...

2Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (INTC) Semiconductor Stock Outlook – January 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews | Continued

(AMAT) Applied Materials Beats But Stays Cautious

Applied Materials’ (AMAT) fourth quarter pro forma earnings of 6 cents beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 3 cents. Revenues were partly responsible, beating consensus expectations by 4.2%.

Revenue

Applied...

3Dec2012 | | Comments Off on (AMAT) Applied Materials Beats But Stays Cautious | Continued

(MSFT) Semiconductor Stock Outlook – September 2012 – Industry Outlook

The Semiconductor Industry serves as a driver, enabler and indicator of technological progress. Developments in the industry determine the way we work, transport ourselves, communicate, entertain ourselves and respond to our environment. The PCs we work on, the cars we drive, the phones we communicate...

5Sep2012 | | Comments Off on (MSFT) Semiconductor Stock Outlook – September 2012 – Industry Outlook | Continued

(PDFS) PDF Solutions – Momentum – Zacks Rank Buy

PDF Solutions, Inc. (PDFS) is a technology and service provider for integrated chip (IC) manufacturers, and its shares have been trending higher since reporting its second quarter results on August 8. Currently, this Zacks #2 Rank...

27Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (PDFS) PDF Solutions – Momentum – Zacks Rank Buy | Continued

(AMAT) Applied Materials Lowers Full-Year Outlook

Applied Materials (AMAT) lowered its sales and earnings guidance for full-year 2012. Following the news, the shares fell 2.72% to $10.71 after the market closed yesterday.

The chip-fab equipment maker expects full-year net...

16Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (AMAT) Applied Materials Lowers Full-Year Outlook | Continued

(AMAT) Applied Materials 2012 Third Quarter Earnings Preview

Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) is scheduled to announce its fiscal third-quarter 2012 results today after the bell. We see some downward movement in analyst estimates in the build-up to the release.

Prior-Quarter Synopsis

Applied’s...

16Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (AMAT) Applied Materials 2012 Third Quarter Earnings Preview | Continued

(UTEK) Ultratech – Q2 Beat on Higher Product Demand – 2012 Guidance Raised

Shares of Ultratech, Inc. (UTEK) are trending upward since this technology provider for the semiconductor and nanotechnology markets reported second quarter results on July 19.

Currently, this Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stock...

10Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (UTEK) Ultratech – Q2 Beat on Higher Product Demand – 2012 Guidance Raised | Continued

(UTEK) Ultratech – Momentum – Trending Upward

Shares of Ultratech, Inc. (UTEK) are trending upward since this technology provider for the semiconductor and nanotechnology markets reported second quarter results on July 19.

Currently, this Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stock...

9Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (UTEK) Ultratech – Momentum – Trending Upward | Continued

(XLK) Stock Market News for July 19, 2012 – Market News

Strong quarterly results from tech-major Intel coupled with encouraging housing sector data drove the benchmarks into positive territory. The positive tone not only enabled Dow to notch up a triple-digit gain, but all of the benchmarks rebounded to close in the green for the month.

The Dow...

20Jul2012 | | Comments Off on (XLK) Stock Market News for July 19, 2012 – Market News | Continued

(XHB) Stock Market News for July 13, 2012 – Market News

Positive initial claims data could hardly help the markets avoid its sixth-consecutive day of losses, as worries over the global economic situation and profit warnings weighed on investors sentiment. All the benchmarks closed in the red, but the Dow had turned positive briefly helped by a strong rally...

16Jul2012 | | Comments Off on (XHB) Stock Market News for July 13, 2012 – Market News | Continued

(XLI) Stock Market News for July 11, 2012 – Market News

Benchmarks posted their fourth straight loss yesterday after some companies lowered their profit guidance. The downward revision of profit estimates further exposed the effects that global financial woes are having on domestic firms. Markets did initially react positively to news of Euro-zone finance...

11Jul2012 | | Comments Off on (XLI) Stock Market News for July 11, 2012 – Market News | Continued

(MSFT) Semiconductor Stock Outlook – May 2012 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

The Semiconductor Industry serves as a driver, enabler and indicator of technological progress. Developments in the industry determine the way we work, transport ourselves, communicate, entertain ourselves and respond to our environment. The PCs we work on, the cars we drive, the phones we communicate...

18May2012 | | Comments Off on (MSFT) Semiconductor Stock Outlook – May 2012 – Zacks Analyst Interviews | Continued

(AMAT) Housing and Inflation in the Spotlight – Earnings Preview

Earnings Preview 2/10/12

Earnings season will be still going on this next week. 422 firms are scheduled to report, and 50 of those are members of the S&P 500.  By the end of the week we will be over 80% done with earnings...

13Feb2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(MSFT) Semiconductor Stock Outlook – February 2012 – Industry Outlook

The Semiconductor Industry serves as a driver, enabler and indicator of technological progress. Developments in the industry determine the way we work, transport ourselves, communicate, entertain ourselves and respond to our environment. The PCs we work on, the cars we drive, the phones we communicate...

2Feb2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(CEA) Semiconductor Update & Stock Review – Industry Outlook

The Semiconductor Industry serves as a driver, enabler and indicator of technological progress. Developments in the industry determine the way we work, transport ourselves, communicate, entertain ourselves and respond to our environment. The PCs we work on, the cars we drive, the phones we communicate...

29Jan2012 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AMAT) Applied Materials Earnings Scorecard

Following the fourth quarter earnings announcement on November 16, more than half the analysts covering Applied Materials (AMAT) have made downward revisions to their estimates. The reason for the negative revisions may be traced...

28Nov2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(MSFT) Semiconductor Stock Outlook – September 2011 – Industry Outlook

The Semiconductor Industry serves as a driver, enabler and indicator of technological progress. Developments in the industry determine the way we work, transport ourselves, communicate, entertain ourselves and respond to our environment. The PCs we work on, the cars we drive, the phones we communicate...

13Sep2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AMAT) Applied Materials Plunges on Weak Guidance

Applied Materials’ (AMAT) third quarter earnings exceeded the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 2 cents. Revenue came in higher than management expectations and exceeded the Zacks Consensus by 4.0%.

Revenue

Applied...

1Sep2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AMAT) Applied Materials – Bear of the Day

Applied Materials (AMAT) is one of the world’s largest suppliers of fabrication equipment to semiconductor, LCD and solar PV cell manufacturers. Applied Materials’ third quarter results exceeded estimates, but guidance...

1Sep2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AIG) Company News for August 8, 2011 – Corporate Summary

•    LinkedIn Corporation Class A Co (NYSE:LNKD) said it had earned profits for the second quarter in its first earnings report after it became a publicly traded company. The company reported adjusted earnings per share of $0.10 on sales of $121...

8Aug2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AMAT) Applied Materials Reports Quarterly Earnings In-Line

Applied Materials’ (AMAT) second quarter earnings were in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Revenue came in higher than management expectations and exceeded the Zacks Consensus by 3.2%.

Revenue

Applied...

29May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(JPM) U.S. Economy Durable Goods Report Disappoints

Concerns about the near-term growth outlook of the U.S. economy may have started to move beyond the debate stage and start showing up in estimates for second quarter GDP.

The estimate cut by economists at JPMorgan (JPM) this...

25May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AMAT) Applied Materials Announces Aquisition of Varian Semiconductor

Applied Materials (AMAT) has announced that the company’s board of directors unanimously approved the acquisition of  Varian Semiconductor (VSEA) for $63 per share...

6May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(AGN) Company News for May 5, 2011 – Corporate Summary

•    R.R. Donnelley & Sons (NYSE:RRD) reported Q1 EPS of $0.33, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.36 per share. Revenues for the quarter rose 7% year-over-year to $2.58 billion, lower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $2.634 billion

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5May2011 | | 0 comments | Continued