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Five Semiconductor stocks that will thrive after 2009. Part II.

06.09.2009 · Posted in Uncategorized

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. a. Applied Materials. With pristine financials and the enviable position as the #1 purveyor of machines that the semiconductor industry needs to make their chips, Applied flies through the initial screen. ...

Five Semiconductor Stocks that will thrive after 2009. Part I.

06.09.2009 · Posted in Uncategorized

Semiconductor sales for 2009 will be down anywhere up to 25% 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 for high-margin companies like Linear (LLTC), Maxim (MXIM), Analog Devices (ADI); their sales to ...