All Posts Tagged With: "TXN"

(TXN) Texas Instruments Launches LDO Linear Regulators

Texas Instruments (TXN) or “TI” recently launched two low-dropout (LDO) linear voltage regulators, 250-mA LP5907 and 800-mA LP38798. TI’s 250-mA LP5907 LDO comes with unique features such as ultra-low noise, high power...

15Jun2013 | | Comments Off | 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 | Continued

(CRUS) Cirrus Logic Beats Earnings Estimates – Outlook Modest

Cirrus Logic Inc. (CRUS) reported fourth-quarter 2013 adjusted earnings of 50 cents per share, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 48 cents. Revenue Total revenue for the fourth quarter soared...

14May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(TXN) Texas Instruments Lab at UC Berkeley

Texas Instruments (TXN) or “TI” announced its donation of a state-of-the-art electronics teaching lab worth $2.2 million to the University of California, Berkeley to encourage engineering students. The new Electronics...

2May2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(IBM) Into the Heart of First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview

There is an air of disappointment in the market about the ongoing Q1 earnings season. Some of it is justified. After all, what else should investors think when companies like IBM (IBM) and GE (GE)...

22Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(IBM) The Market Now Moves Into the Heart of the First Quarter Earnings Season – Earnings Preview

There is an air of disappointment in the market about the ongoing Q1 earnings season. Some of it is justified. After all, what else should investors think when companies like IBM (IBM) and GE (GE)...

19Apr2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(TXN) Texas Instruments Revises First Quarter Guidance

Recently, Texas Instruments (TXN), or “TI,” raised its revenue and earnings expectations to the upper end of its previously forecasted ranges for the first quarter of 2013. The chipmaker now expects sales of $2.80–$2.91...

8Mar2013 | | Comments Off | Continued

(TXN) Texas Instruments Apps for iPad

Texas Instruments (TXN) or “TI” has launched two new apps: the TI-Nspire App and TI-Nspire CAS App for Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) iPad. TI is putting together...

5Mar2013 | | 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

(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) 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 to Eliminate 517 Jobs in France

Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) or “TI” recently announced its plans to cut more than 500 jobs at its French research and development plant in Villeneuve-Loubet region, near Nice. The headcount reduction is...

26Dec2012 | | 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

(BRCM) Broadcom Reiterated at Neutral

We recently reiterated our Neutral recommendation on leading chipmaker Broadcom Corporation (BRCM). The company recently updated its guidance, raising the lower end of its revenue guidance. Amid a weak macro environment,...

16Dec2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(MSCC) Microsemi Launches New Low-Power RF Transceiver

Microsemi Corporation (MSCC), an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of a broad range of high-reliability and analog/mixed signal integrated circuits, launched its new ultra-low power (ULP) radio frequency (RF) transceiver, ZL70250,...

15Nov2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(AMZN) Amazon.com Swings to Third Quarter Loss

Amazon.com’s (AMZN) third quarter loss of 60 cents came in 52 cents higher than the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Around 37 cents related to its share of losses in LivingSocial. Similar to the technology companies Intel...

3Nov2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(MSCC) Microsemi Launches New ZL880 Series Chipset

Microsemi Corporation (MSCC), an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of a broad range of high-reliability and analog/mixed signal integrated circuits, has launched its fourth generation chipset called ZL880 series. The new chipset...

31Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(MSCC) Microsemi’s Next-Gen SoC FPGA

Microsemi Corporation (MSCC), an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of a broad range of high-reliability and analog/mixed signal integrated circuits, launched its next-generation SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA. FPGAs or field programmable...

22Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(MXIM) Maxim Integrated Products New SoC for Smart Grid

Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (MXIM) recently launched a complete smart-meter system-on-a-chip (SoC) called Zeus for the smart grid. The new smart meter SoC will provide reliability, accuracy, faster processing power and advanced...

22Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(TXN) Texas Instruments 2012 Third Quarter Earnings Preview

Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) is scheduled to announce its third-quarter fiscal 2012 results on October 22, 2012, and we notice upward as well as downward movements in analyst estimates. Prior-Quarter Synopsis Texas...

19Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(IMF) Stock Market News for October 10, 2012 – Market News

Markets suffered yet another fall yesterday, following the International Monetary Fund’s downgrade of global growth estimates to their lowest level since 2009. Investors also anxiously waited for the third-quarter earnings season to begin with Alcoa slated to report its results after the closing...

10Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(A) Agilent Upgrades GNSS Software

Agilent Inc. (A) has upgraded its Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) software N7609B with real-time and basic capabilities. The upgraded version enables engineers to replicate Galileo signals required in the manufacturing test...

9Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(ONNN) On Semiconductor Launches Two PMICs

On Semiconductor (ONNN) recently launched two new power management integrated circuits (PMICs), namely NCP6924 and NCP6914, for better battery life in phones and other portable electronic items. PMICs are used for managing...

9Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(CY) Cypress Semiconductor Finally Acquires Ramtron International

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) recently announced that it has finally reached an agreement to buy Ramtron International Corp. (RMTR) for $3.10 per share in...

9Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(CY) Cypress Semiconductor Stretches Ramtron International Bid Deadline

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) announced that it has extended the deadline for the acceptance of its tender offer to buy all of Ramtron International Corp.’s (RMTR)...

8Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(MXIM) Maxim Integrated Products to Invest in Startups

Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (MXIM) recently announced that it created a Corporate Venture Group to invest in startup companies with innovative technologies. Maxim with its new ...

5Oct2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(TXN) Texas Instruments Revises Guidance

Recently, Texas Instruments (TXN), or “TI,” narrowed its revenue and earnings expectations for the third quarter of 2012. The chipmaker now expects sales of $3.27–$3.41 billion versus its previous guidance of $3.21–$3.47...

13Sep2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(CRUS) Cirrus Logic – Momentum – Zacks Rank Buy

Shares of fabless semiconductor company Cirrus Logic, Inc. (CRUS) have moved toward its 52-week high since providing a solid outlook during its first quarter results. This Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) could improve even further based...

12Sep2012 | | Comments Off | Continued

(CY) Cypress Semiconductor Raises Ramtron Bid Again

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) has raised its all-cash bid to buy all of Ramtron International Corp.’s (RMTR) outstanding stock for $2.88 per share, a...

9Sep2012 | | Comments Off | 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 | Continued