NEW YORK, December 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com has lined up four Integrated Circuits Semiconductor equities for review, namely: Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), InvenSense Inc. (NYSE: INVN), Microsemi Corp. (NASDAQ: MSCC), and Amkor Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: AMKR). These stocks belong to the Technology sector which ended with small losses in afternoon trade on Thursday, December 22nd, 2016. As per a NASDAQ report, shares of Tech companies in the S&P 500 lost about 0.2%. Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
San Jose, California headquartered Xilinx Inc.'s shares declined 0.08%, closing Thursday's trading session at $60.19. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.53 million shares. Shares of the Company have advanced 12.82% in the last month, 14.05% in the previous three months, and 31.66% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 13.75% above its 50-day moving average and 22.29% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Xilinx, which designs and develops programmable devices and associated technologies worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 76.06.
On December 07th, 2016, Xilinx, announced that Amazon Web Services (AWS) is deploying Xilinx 16nm UltraScale+™ Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) in the new Amazon Elastic Cloud Compute (Amazon EC2) F1 instance type, accelerating genomics, financial analytics, video processing, big data, security, and machine learning inference workloads.
On December 15th, 2016, research firm Morgan Stanley upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Equal-Weight' to 'Overweight'. See our free and comprehensive research report on XLNX at:
On Thursday, shares in San Jose, California headquartered InvenSense Inc. recorded a trading volume of 10.05 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 2.28 million shares. The stock rose 0.47%, ending the day at $12.81. The Company's shares have advanced 60.33% in the last month, 70.12% over the previous three months, and 25.22% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 56.68% and 73.36%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of InvenSense, which designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells sensor systems on a chip in the US, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, France, Canada, Slovakia, and Italy, have an RSI of 85.62.
On December 21st, 2016, TDK Corp. announced that it has agreed to acquire all of the outstanding InvenSense's shares for cash at an acquisition price of $13.00 per InvenSense's share, for a total acquisition price of $1.3 billion. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies. Completion of the transaction is expected in Q2 of the fiscal year ending March 31st, 2018, and is subject to approvals by InvenSense's shareholders and the relevant regulatory authorities. The acquisition will be completed through a merger of a newly created subsidiary of TDK with and into InvenSense, with InvenSense continuing following the merger as a wholly-owned subsidiary of TDK.
Yesterday, research firm Pacific Crest downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Overweight' to 'Sector Weight'. INVN free research report PDF is just a click away at:
Aliso Viejo, California headquartered Microsemi Corp.'s stock finished the day 0.99% lower at $55.76 with a total trading volume of 593,661 shares. The Company's shares have gained 0.22% in the last one month, 36.13% in the previous three months, and 71.10% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 13.49% and 40.50%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Microsemi, which designs, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions in the US, Europe, and Asia, have an RSI of 60.97.
On December 15th, 2016, Microsemi announced new enhancements to its field programmable gate array (FPGA)-based deterministic multi-axis motor control solution, with two new intellectual property (IP) offerings, a Resolver interface and a Sinc3 filter, both to support designs using resolver sensors. In addition, the Company announced a new IP reference design for brushless DC motors leveraging the Resolver interface. Sign up for your complimentary report on MSCC at:
Shares in Tempe, Arizona headquartered Amkor Technology Inc. ended yesterday's session 0.90% lower at $10.96. The stock recorded a trading volume of 788,540 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 20.04% in the previous three months and 80.26% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 2.03% and 39.20% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of Amkor Technology, which provides outsourced semiconductor packaging and test services in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 49.74.
On December 14th, 2016, Amkor Technology announced completion of product qualification for its innovative new Silicon Wafer Integrated Fan-Out Technology (SWIFT™). SWIFT is designed to handle the demanding requirements of today's advanced mobile, networking and system-in-package applications. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on AMKR at:
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