Semiconductor Stocks Technical Reports -- Amkor Technology, MaxLinear, Tower Semiconductor, and Applied Micro Circuits

Sep 21, 2016, 06:00 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, September 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Operators in the Integrated Circuits Semiconductor space design, manufacture, and supply processors for industrial use, including parts for consumer and business devices. These companies tend to offer below-average dividend yields. In 2015, revenue from integrated circuits reached USD$274.5 billion. Pre-market, Stock-Callers.com evaluates the most recent performances of Amkor Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: AMKR), MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE: MXL), Tower Semiconductor Ltd (NASDAQ: TSEM), and Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (NASDAQ: AMCC). Today's research reports on the aforementioned stocks are downloadable for free upon registration at:

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Amkor Technology  

On Tuesday, shares in Tempe, Arizona headquartered Amkor Technology Inc. recorded a trading volume of 753,887 shares. The stock ended the day at $8.89, climbing 0.11%. The Company's shares have surged 46.94% over the previous three months and 46.22% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 11.15% and 40.94%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Amkor Technology, which provides outsourced semiconductor packaging and test services in the US and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 56.63.

On September 12th, 2016 Amkor Technology announced that Megan Faust, Amkor's Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller since 2013, has been appointed Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Faust succeeds Joanne Solomon, who has left the Company to pursue other opportunities. Ms. Faust joined Amkor in 2005 and brings more than 20 years of finance and accounting experience to her new position as CFO, including her service as Corporate Controller of Amkor since 2010. Visit us today and access our complete research report on AMKR at:

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MaxLinear  

Carlsbad, California headquartered MaxLinear Inc.'s stock finished yesterday's session 0.10% lower at $19.26, with a total trading volume of 561,716 shares. The Company's shares have gained 6.17% in the last one month, 0.68% over the previous three months, and 30.75% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 8.48%. Furthermore, shares of MaxLinear, which provides integrated, radio-frequency and mixed-signal circuits for broadband communication and data center, metro, and long-haul transport network applications worldwide, have an RSI of 50.74.

On September 19th, 2016, MaxLinear announced the launch of MxL9207, a quad-channel Lithium Niobate (LiNbO3) Mach-Zehnder (MZ) modulator driver for next-generation 100Gbps optical DWDM coherent systems. The MxL9207 supports DP-QPSK/BPSK coherent design for ultra-long-haul optical networking applications, which have the most challenging systems requirements. The complimentary report on MXL can be downloaded at:

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Tower Semiconductor  

At the closing bell on Tuesday, shares in Migdal Haemek, Israel headquartered Tower Semiconductor Ltd saw a slight drop of 0.07%, ending the day at $15.01. The stock recorded a trading volume of 314,071 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 22.53% in the previous three months and 6.76% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 3.24% above its 50-day moving average and 14.26% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Tower Semiconductor, which manufactures analog intensive mixed-signal semiconductor devices in the US, Asia, and Europe, have an RSI of 50.27.

On August 23rd, 2016, TowerJazz (Tower Semiconductor and its fully owned U.S. subsidiaries Jazz Semiconductor, Inc. and TowerJazz Texas Inc., operate collectively under the brand name TowerJazz,), and TowerJazz Panasonic Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (TPSCo), announced a new state of the art CMOS Image Sensor (CIS) technology flow based on stacked deep photodiode, allowing customers to achieve very high Near Infrared sensitivity and realize extremely low cross-talk while keeping low dark current characteristics, using small pixels and high resolution. This new CIS technology will be available in TowerJazz and TPSCo's worldwide fabs, including the companies' advanced 12" fab in Uozu, Japan. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and access the latest research report on TSEM at:

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Applied Micro Circuits  

Santa Clara, California headquartered Applied Micro Circuits Corp.'s stock ended the day 0.86% lower at $6.88, with a total trading volume of 290,802 shares. The Company's shares have gained 4.08% over the previous three months and 8.01% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 7.92% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Applied Micro Circuits, which provides silicon solutions for next-generation cloud infrastructure and data centers; and connectivity products for edge, metro, and long haul communications equipment in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 41.09.

On September 18th, 2016, Applied Micro Circuits, BrPhotonics and MACOM Technology Solutions Inc., announced the world's first successful demonstration of 100Gb/s PAM4 single wavelength (lambda) technology over single mode fiber. The successful demonstration illustrates that the complete eco-system for 100Gb/s over a single wavelength technology is ready today, with deployments expected in 2017.

On September 20th, 2016, research firm Susquehanna initiated a 'Neutral' rating on the Company's stock. Get free access to your research report on AMCC at:

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