NEW YORK, February 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
The following Broad Line Semiconductor stocks have been lined up by Stock-Callers.com this morning for evaluation: Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), Integrated Device Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: IDTI), Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM), and Intersil Corp. (NASDAQ: ISIL). These companies are part of the Technology sector, which trended higher on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017, with shares of Tech companies in the S&P 500 increasing almost 0.4%. Today's research reports on the aforementioned stocks are downloadable for free upon registration at:
On Tuesday, shares in Arizona headquartered Microchip Technology Inc. recorded a trading volume of 3.90 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 3.13 million shares. The stock ended at $72.48, rising 1.12% from the last trading session. The Company's shares have gained 8.84% in the last one month, 11.30% over the previous three months, and 13.56% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 8.88% and 22.76%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Microchip Technology, which develops, manufactures, and sells semiconductor products for various embedded control applications, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 65.86.
On February 08th, 2017, research firm Needham upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Strong Buy' while revising its previous target price from $75 a share to $100 a share.
On February 21st, 2017, Microchip Technology announced that the PIC16F15386 family, the most powerful launching point into the 8-bit PIC® microcontroller portfolio, is now available. In addition to its current Core Independent Peripherals, this family includes a high-accuracy 32 MHz internal oscillator and memory features like Memory Access Partition with bootloader-friendly write-protection to prevent accidental over-write. The PIC16F15386 family also offers a comprehensive, easy-to-use development experience with Microchip's MPLAB® Xpress with MPLAB Code Configurator. The family is suitable for a broad range of general-purpose and low-power applications. Visit us today and access our complete research report on MCHP at:
Integrated Device Technology
California headquartered Integrated Device Technology Inc.'s stock finished yesterday's session 2.74% higher at $25.09 with a total trading volume of 1.22 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 1.37% in the last one month, 0.84% over the previous three months, and 6.49% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.20% and 12.28%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Integrated Device Technology, which designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a range of semiconductor solutions for the communications, computing, consumer, automotive, and industrial end-markets worldwide, have an RSI of 51.46.
On February 13th, 2017, Integrated Device Technology announced that it will acquire GigPeak, Inc. for total cash consideration of $3.08 per share, or approximately $250 million in cash. This per share consideration would represent a premium of approximately 22% to GigPeak's closing share price on February 10th, 2017.
On February 16th, 2017, research firm Bank of America/ Merrill downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Neutral'. The complimentary report on IDTI can be downloaded at:
Maxim Integrated Products
At the closing bell on Tuesday, shares in California headquartered Maxim Integrated Products Inc. climbed 0.58%, ending the day at $45.37. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.32 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 9.62% in the last one month, 15.12% in the previous three months, and 17.63% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 9.37% above its 50-day moving average and 16.28% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Maxim Integrated Products, which designs, develops, manufactures, and markets various linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits in the US, China, other countries in Asia, Europe, and internationally, have an RSI of 68.52.
On January 27th, 2017, research firm Bank of America/ Merrill upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Buy'. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and access the latest research report on MXIM at:
California headquartered Intersil Corp.'s stock ended the day 0.09% higher at $22.20 with a total trading volume of 1.08 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 0.82% over the previous three months and 0.09% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 0.03% above its 50-day moving average and 19.15% 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 48.60.
On February 13th, 2017, Intersil announced the industry's smallest isolated RS-485 differential bus transceiver designed to provide 4Mbps bidirectional data transmission for Industrial Internet of Things networks. The high-speed ISL32704E delivers industry-leading electromagnetic interference and common-mode transient immunity in a small 4mm x 5mm QSOP package that is 70% smaller than competitive devices. Get free access to your research report on ISIL at:
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