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Four Semiconductor Integrated Circuits stocks have been lined up by Stock-Callers.com for review today: Applied Optoelectronics Inc. (NASDAQ: AAOI), Microsemi Corp. (NASDAQ: MSCC), and MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE: MXL). Semiconductors have been shining during the first quarter and are leading the broader Technology sector, thanks to improving overseas demand and innovative technologies. Sign up today and download for free the research reports for the stocks covered today at:
Sugar Land, Texas headquartered Applied Optoelectronics Inc.'s stock finished Tuesday's session 2.93% lower at $69.15. A total volume of 3.77 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 2.86 million shares. The Company's shares have surged 41.76% in the past month, 86.29% in the previous three months, and 195.01% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 31.98% above its 50-day moving average and 114.65% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Applied Optoelectronics, which designs, manufactures, and sells fiber-optic networking products primarily for Internet data center, cable television, and fiber-to-the-home networking end-markets, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 66.29.
On May 04th, 2017, Applied Optoelectronics announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31st, 2017. Total revenue increased to $96.2 million, GAAP gross margin increased to 43.1%, GAAP net income increased to $19.8 million, and non-GAAP net income increased to $21.8 million during the quarter. For Q2 2017, the Company currently expects revenue in the range of $106 million to $112 million, and non-GAAP net income in the range of $22.2 million to $24.3 million.
On May 22nd, 2017, research firm Needham initiated a 'Strong Buy' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $85 per share. AAOI complete research report is just a click away at:
On Tuesday, shares in Aliso Viejo, California headquartered Microsemi Corp. recorded a trading volume of 821,997 shares. The stock ended the session 0.33% higher at $48.52. The Company's shares are trading 0.22% below their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Microsemi, which designs, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions in the US, Europe, and Asia, have an RSI of 45.92.
On April 28th, 2017, research firm Needham reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $63 a share to $61 a share.
On May 15th, 2017, Microsemi announced the Company's 60th anniversary of its products being used in space missions, and its legacy of leadership in developing innovative solutions for the thriving space market. As part of this milestone, the Company is leveraging its unique legacy into a series of Space Forums taking place in North America, Europe, and India in May, June, and July. The complimentary report on MSCC can be downloaded at:
Carlsbad, California headquartered MaxLinear Inc.'s shares closed the day 1.86% lower at $31.14. The stock recorded a trading volume of 950,223 shares, which was higher than its three months average volume of 852,530 shares. The Company's shares have gained 11.89% in the last month, 16.06% over the previous three months, and 42.84% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 11.09% and 33.72% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of MaxLinear, which provides radio-frequency and mixed-signal circuits for broadband communications, data center, metro, and long-haul transport network applications worldwide, have an RSI of 64.10.
On May 12th, 2017, MaxLinear announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Exar, Inc. The transaction was conducted by means of a tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Exar for a purchase price of $13.00 per share, followed by a second-step merger. The offer expired at 12:00 midnight ET at the end of May 11th, 2017. Download the research report for free on MXL at:
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