PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on semiconductor and technology stocks, has published updated outlooks for Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM), Marvell Technology Group (Nasdaq: MRVL), Broadcom (Nasdaq: BRCM), EZchip Semiconductor (Nasdaq: EZCH), and NetLogic Microsystems (Nasdaq: NETL).
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McWilliams covers these topics and more in his recent reports:
-- What five factors will continue to work in Qualcomm's favor going forward? What fairly unique complication do investors need to consider when looking at Qualcomm's balance sheet? Following a dip from its highs earlier in the year, is Qualcomm now trading at an attractive price?
-- On July 17, McWilliams wrote that Broadcom's best course of action was to acquire either NetLogic or Cavium. About six weeks later, Broadcom announced it would acquire NetLogic for $50 per share. Will the planned acquisition of NetLogic resolve the two structural weaknesses in Broadcom's business model? Why do Broadcom investors need to take a close look at the company's stock-based compensation policies?
-- Investors who bought NetLogic when McWilliams called the stock a good strategic investment in December 2008 will exit with a profit of over 400% upon completion of the Broadcom acquisition. Should investors consider putting those profits into Cavium? What formula would McWilliams use to time a transition?
-- McWilliams says EZchip is one of the few small-cap tech stocks that merits consideration as a "strategic" investment. Is EZchip well positioned to continue its strong growth trajectory? Could macroeconomic issues lead to near-term interruptions in EZchip's growth? At what price should investors aggressively add to positions in EZchip? Does McWilliams' in depth valuation analysis suggest that EZchip shares could be worth over $60?
-- On August 9th, McWilliams wrote that at its then current price of $11.98, Marvell was "way over-sold," citing balance sheet value and growth potential in the emerging Chinese smartphone market that he predicted would push Marvell's price up significantly once Wall Street caught on. Marvell shares have moved higher by 21% since then. How should Marvell investors interpret news that Apple added a few lines of code to its developer tool to provide support for Marvell's new quad-core Armada XP processor? What five potential scenarios are in play here? Is Marvell poised for more upside?
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