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Stock-Callers.com has initiated coverage on the following Semiconductor Integrated Circuits equities: Analog Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI), Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), Amkor Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: AMKR), and MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE: MXL). These stocks belong to the Technology sector, which was slightly higher in late-day trading on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017, with shares of Tech companies in the S&P 500 recently climbing about 0.2%. Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
On Tuesday, shares in Norwood, Massachusetts headquartered Analog Devices Inc. recorded a trading volume of 2.59 million shares. The stock ended at $77.84, declining 0.10% from the last trading session. The Company's shares have gained 7.11% in the last one month, 19.84% over the previous three months, and 7.19% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 5.86% and 21.60%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Analog Devices, which designs, manufactures, and markets a portfolio of solutions that leverage analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing technology, including integrated circuits, algorithms, software, and subsystems, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 64.98.
On January 30th, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets reiterated its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $80 a share to $85 a share.
On February 14th, 2017, Analog Devices' Board of Directors announced an increase its quarterly dividend to $0.45 from $0.42 per outstanding share of common stock. The increase is effective with the dividend payable on March 07th, 2017 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 24th, 2017. See our free and comprehensive research report on ADI at:
Woburn, Massachusetts headquartered Skyworks Solutions Inc.'s stock finished yesterday's session 0.90% lower at $91.80 with a total trading volume of 1.61 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 17.55% in the last one month, 24.05% over the previous three months, and 23.33% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 12.65% and 26.20%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Skyworks Solutions, which together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets proprietary semiconductor products, including intellectual property worldwide, have an RSI of 67.73.
On January 20th, 2017, research firm Mizuho reiterated its 'Neutral' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $75 a share to $80 a share.
On February 03rd, 2017, Skyworks Solutions announced that Steven C. Machuga has been promoted to vice president of worldwide operations for Skyworks. Machuga has been with the Company since 1999 and most recently served as Skyworks' Vice President of external manufacturing and operations engineering. SWKS free research report PDF is just a click away at:
At the closing bell on Tuesday, shares in Tempe, Arizona headquartered Amkor Technology Inc. saw a correction of 7.95%, ending the day at $9.61. The stock recorded a trading volume of 8.91 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.52 million shares. The Company's shares are trading 10.73% above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Amkor Technology, which provides outsourced semiconductor packaging and test services in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 43.48.
On February 13th, 2017, Amkor Technology reported Q4 2016 net sales of $1.02 billion compared to net sales of $671 million in Q4 2015. The Company posted net income of $100 million, or $0.42 per diluted share, for Q4 2016 compared to net loss of $11 million, or $0.04 per share, in Q4 2015. Sign up for your complimentary report on AMKR at:
Carlsbad, California headquartered MaxLinear Inc.'s stock ended the day 0.11% higher at $26.77 with a total trading volume of 748,636 shares. The Company's shares have gained 8.56% in the last month, 26.27% over the previous three months, and 22.80% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 15.18% above its 50-day moving average and 30.24% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, 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 69.41.
On February 08th, 2017, MaxLinear reported net revenue for Q4 2016 of $87.14 million compared to net revenue of $98.95 in Q4 2015. The Company's gross margin for Q4 2016 was 57.8% of revenue. MaxLinear's net income for Q4 2016 was $8.3 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $8.5 million, or $0.14 per basic and diluted share, for Q4 2015.
On February 10th, 2017, research firm Needham reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $26 a share to $29 a share. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on MXL at:
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