All Posts Tagged With: "Intel Corporation"

(AAPL) Will Your Investment Stand the Test of “T.I.M.E.”?

Last year, the S&P 500 index was up 31.8%. The forecast for 2014 varies, but most analysts seem to think gains will be in the 10% range. There are four sectors that I believe are poised for gains similar to last year. My acronym “T.I.M.E.” is an easy way to remember them. The...

13Mar2014 | | Comments Off | Continued

(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 | Continued

(AMD) Advanced Micro Devices Launches Fastest Notebook GPUs

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) recently launched its latest notebook graphics processing units (GPUs), AMD Radeon™ HD 8970M. The GPUs are specially designed for ultra thin notebooks or ultrabooks as well as desktops. AMD’s...

20Jun2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(S) Sprint Gets a Boost From Institutional Shareholder Services

Sprint-Nextel Corp. (S) – the third-largest wireless carrier in the U.S. – gets Institutional Shareholder Services’ (ISS) support for its plan to completely acquire its subsidiary, Clearwire Corporation (CLWR). ISS...

2Jun2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(INTC) Intel Names Brian Krzanich CEO

The world’s largest manufacturer of semiconductor products, Intel Corp (INTC) recently announced the appointment of an internal expert, Brian Krzanich, as its new chief executive officer, effective May 16, 2013. The 52-year...

9May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(BAC) Underwhelming Earnings Backdrop

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Unlike Tuesday when earnings reports were on the reassuring side, the tone of this morning’s releases is on the negative side. And it’s not just this morning’s Bank of America (BAC)...

2May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GOOG) Google Posts Mixed Earnings Results – No Breakout Numbers

Search giant/household name Google (GOOG) reported Q1 earnings after the bell Thursday, with somewhat lighter results than expected. While the headline numbers of $14 billion and earnings of nearly $11.60 per share, it’s important...

2May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(INTC) Intel Slightly Misses Earnings

Semiconductor producer Intel (INTC), reported earnings after the bell, posting an EPS of $0.40, missing the Zacks consensus estimate of $0.42.  Moreover, revenues were in line with the consensus numbers at $12.6 billion. This...

27Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(INTC) What’s in Store for Intel in First Quarter Earnings?

Intel Corp. (INTC) is set to report first quarter 2013 results on Apr 16. Last quarter it posted a 6.67% positive surprise. Let’s see how things are shaping up for this announcement. Growth Factors t\This...

21Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(INTC) Intel’s First Quarter Report is a Non-Event

Intel Corp (INTC) reported first-quarter earnings of 40 cents per share, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a couple of cents. Although this was far worse than the 9.1% average positive surprise it reported in the preceding...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(CRUS) What’s Going on with Tech Earnings?

Today’s negative pre-announcement from Cirrus Logic (CRUS) adds to the cloudy outlook for Apple (AAPL). In many...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(GOOG) Android to Power Google Notebook

Internet search giant Google Inc. (GOOG) announced the launch of a notebook, which will be powered by its mobile OS Android in the third quarter of fiscal 2013. The new laptop will run on Google’s flagship mobile Android...

18Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(ORCL) Will Q1 Provide the Earnings Growth Bottom? – Earnings Outlook

The first quarter 2013 earnings season has gotten underway, though it will take another three weeks for the reporting cycle to heat up. The initial reports from the likes of Oracle (ORCL) and FedEx (FDX)...

15Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(ORCL) Economic Data Turns Market Bearish – Earnings Preview

The market’s mood appears to have shifted following the recent run of weak economic data, with investors grudgingly acknowledging that the economy may not be in as good a shape as everybody had expected. May be it’s the typical seasonal weakness that we have become accustomed to in recent years,...

7Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(INTC) Intel on a Hiring Spree

The world’s largest manufacturer of semiconductor products, Intel Corp’s (INTC) media group plans to hire 60 engineers experienced in cloud computing, user interface design and security to prepare itself for the launch of its...

4Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(ORCL) Will an Earnings Growth Bottom Arrive in 2013′s First Quarter?

The first quarter 2013 earnings season has gotten underway, though it will take another three weeks for the reporting cycle to heat up. The initial reports from the likes of Oracle (ORCL) and FedEx (FDX)...

28Mar2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(ORCL) A Breather Before Q1 Earnings Deluge – Earnings Preview

The first quarter earnings season has gotten underway, though it will take a few more weeks for the reporting cycle to get into high gear. The initial reports from the likes of Oracle (ORCL) and FedEx (FDX)...

23Mar2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(ALTR) Altera-Intel to Boost Next-Gen Field-Programmable Gate Arrays Chips

Bellwether fabless semiconductor company Altera Corp. (ALTR) went a step ahead to focus on an advanced version of FPGA (Field-Programmable Gate Arrays) chips. For this transition into high-end high performance next-generation chips,...

1Mar2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(INTC) Intel to Launch Internet TV Service

The world’s largest manufacturer of semiconductor products, Intel Corp. (INTC) recently announced its plans to launch an Internet-based TV service and an accompanying set-top box. The company said that Intel’s TV service...

27Feb2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AAPL) Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Season Gets Into High Gear – Earnings Preview

The fourth quarter reporting season gets into high gear this week, with 253 companies coming out with quarterly results, including 83 S&P 500 companies. The earnings season thus far has been relatively uneventful, but we will have a better idea by the end of this week; by then we will have seen...

20Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(NVDA) NVIDIA Extends Share Repurchase Plan

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) has extended its 2004 share repurchase plan and initiated a quarterly cash dividend. The company had announced that it would extend its existing $2.7 billion share-repurchase program to December 2014....

15Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMD) Advanced Micro Devices Launches Graphics Processing Unit for Ultrathin Notebooks

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) launched its latest range of mobile and desktop graphics processing units (GPUs), AMD Radeon HD 8000M Series, at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013. The GPUs are specially designed for ultrathin notebooks...

15Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(XLK) Stock Market News for January 7, 2013 – Market News

The U.S economy kept up hiring at a moderate pace in December, giving benchmarks a lift on Friday. The S&P 500 closed at its highest level since 2007 following a resolution to the Fiscal Cliff dilemma and a positive government jobs report. Meanwhile, factory orders were stable in November while...

12Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(INTC) Intel to Beef Up Consumer Security

Given the broad adoption and increased online usage of personal devices, consumer security is emerging as one of the most important issues nowadays. In an effort to tap this opportunity, Intel Corp. (INTC) and its subsidiary McAfee...

10Jan2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMD) Advanced Micro Devices Appoints New CFO

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) recently announced the appointment of Devinder Kumar as the new chief financial officer (CFO). The new CFO has been associated with AMD for the past 28 years and has served in the capacity...

5Jan2013 | | Comments Off | 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 | Continued

(TXN) Texas Instruments Lowers Fourth Quarter EPS Guidance

Recently, Texas Instruments (TXN) or “TI” narrowed its revenue and earnings expectations for the fourth quarter of 2012. The chipmaker now expects sales of $2.89–$3.01 billion versus its previous guidance of $2.83–$3.07 billion....

16Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AAPL) Android: The Next King of Tablets?

Market research intelligence firm ABI Research’s new report claims that Android-based tablets are eating away at the iPad’s market share at a rapid rate. Though Apple (AAPL) continued to maintain...

4Dec2012 | | Comments Off | 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 | Continued

(XLE) Stock Market News for November 19, 2012 – Market News

Markets finally finished in the green on Friday after Congressional leaders hinted that the “fiscal cliff” meeting with President Barack Obama had gone well. Benchmarks have taken a battering ever since this problem came to the forefront, but a positive outcome on Friday instantly steered the...

30Nov2012 | | Comments Off | Continued