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Five issues that will survive the semiconductor industry’s nuclear winter – Part-II.

Among the companies that we looked at in the prior article, many can be eliminated with ease. So, let's get the job done systematically. The five companies that will survive this down-turn in the semiconductor market, and thrive afterwards, have a few things in common. a. A strong balance sheet, with a large cash position [or ...

Five issues that will survive the semiconductor industry’s nuclear winter – Part-I.

Yesterday morning, Gartner and IDC had sobering news for the semiconductor business. Sales will be down anywhere from 15% to 33% from about $250 Billion in 2008, and with sales exceeding 2008 levels only in 2012 or 2013. ASP's [average selling price] for all memory makers is in the trash, and even high margin ...

Semiconductor stocks worth buying.

Q: When is it the correct time to buy into a cyclical stock/company/industry ? A: The correct time to nibble is when the leading company is losing money – while the second and third tier companies have NO pricing power.  The clear time to buy more is when pricing power returns to the industry – ...

Why a hostile takeover of SanDisk is impossible.

09.16.2008 · Posted in Eli Harari, iPod, Microsoft, MSFT, Samsung, SanDisk, Sansa, SNDK

I was talking to a couple of people I know, and e-mailing a few more regarding Samsung’s $26/share offer for SanDisk – and SNDK’s prompt rejection of the [as it is now] – friendly overture from Samsung. So, the question was – is a hostile takeover is SNDK possible at all? For starters, Eli Harari ...