NEW YORK, NY -- Companies in the Broad Line Semiconductor space design, manufacture, and market a range of semiconductor products used in computer systems, automobiles, telecommunications systems, and consumer products. These companies tend to offer above-average dividend yields in comparison to the wider market. Today, Stock-Callers.com shifts its focus on the following stocks within the semiconductor space: Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD), Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC), Intersil Corp. (NASDAQ: ISIL), and STMicroelectronics N.V. (NYSE: STM).
Advanced Micro Devices
California headquartered Advanced Micro Devices Inc.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 0.59% higher at $6.77 with a total trading volume of 29.35 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 9.72% in the past month, 29.69% in the previous three months, and 135.89% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 0.06% above its 50-day moving average and 54.89% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Advanced Micro Devices, which operates as a semiconductor company worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 50.56.
On October 12th, 2016, research firm Credit Suisse upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Underperform' to 'Neutral'. The research firm also revised upwards its previous target price from $5.50 to $7.
On October 14th, 2016, AMD's President and CEO, Dr. Lisa Su, and Simon Hu, president of Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, jointly announced a collaboration between the two companies to strengthen research and cooperation related to the use of AMD Radeon™ Pro GPU technology in Alibaba Cloud's global datacenters. Through the partnership, Alibaba Cloud plans to use AMD technology to help expand its cloud computing offerings and accelerate adoption of its cloud-based services. AMD complete research report is just a click away and free at http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=AMD
On Wednesday, shares in California-based Intel Corp. recorded a trading volume of 75.21 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 21.53 million shares. The stock ended the session 5.93% lower at $35.51. The Company's shares have advanced 4.40% in the previous three months and 5.68% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 9.28% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Intel, which designs, manufactures, and sells integrated digital technology platforms worldwide, have an RSI of 36.71.
On October 18th, 2016, Intel reported Q3 2016 GAAP revenue of $15.8 billion, operating income of $4.5 billion, net income of $3.4 billion and EPS of $0.69 per share. Intel reported non-GAAP operating income of $5.1 billion, net income of $3.9 billion and EPS of $0.80 per share. The company generated approximately $5.8 billion in cash from operations, paid dividends of $1.2 billion, and used $457 million to repurchase 13 million shares.
On October 19th, 2016, research firm Charter Equity upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Market Perform' to 'Buy'. The complimentary report on INTC can be downloaded at http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=INTC
Shares in Milpitas, California headquartered Intersil Corp. closed the day 0.05% lower at $22.05. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.01 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 1.38% in the last month, 56.96% over the previous three months, and 77.71% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 10.52% above its 50-day moving average and 50.69% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Intersil, which designs and develops power management and precision analog integrated circuits for applications in the infrastructure, industrial, automotive, military, aerospace, computing, and consumer markets, have an RSI of 67.28.
On October 10th, 2016, Intersil announced the industry's lowest power 14-channel programmable gamma buffer for automotive TFT-LCD displays. The automotive-grade ISL76534 delivers the highest accuracy gamma calibration to ensure consistent brightness and color matching of every LCD panel inside a vehicle. The ISL76534 is ideal for next generation LCDs designed for infotainment displays, advanced driver assistance system smart mirrors and instrument cluster displays. Sign up for your complimentary research report on ISIL at http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=ISIL
At the close, shares in Geneva, Switzerland headquartered STMicroelectronics N.V. ended at $8.25, which was 0.12% lower from the previous session. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.99 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 3.90% in the last one month, 32.81% over the previous three months, and 28.38% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 6.36% and 31.38%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of STMicroelectronics, which together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets semiconductor products, and subsystems and modules worldwide, have an RSI of 59.13.
On October 14th, 2016, research firm Craig Hallum reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $8 a share to $10 a share. Get free access to your research report on STM at http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=STM
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