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Xilinx Rises on Solid Holiday Quarter

Chipmaker Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) reported its fiscal third-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Wednesday. The company said it had $0.49 in earnings per share on $566.2 million in revenue. 248 more words

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Will Cloud, Servers and Data Centers Be the Next Growth Frontiers for Qualcomm?

When most consumers and investors think of Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM), they probably think of mobile devices and smartphones for the Snapdragon mobile processors. This is among the high-end processors for mobile computing, but Qualcomm shares have been stuck in the mud as they have had a time growing the market endlessly when other cheaper alternatives are competing with it. 628 more words

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3 Chip Stocks That Could Be the Next Sector Victims

The overall carnage and woe in the chip sector in the first quarter is spreading to the second quarter, and the casualties are starting to add up. 716 more words

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Analyzing 5 More Semiconductor Merger Candidates After Altera

The semiconductor arena has been abuzz with mergers and acquisitions, whether the deals come about or fall through. There have been a few big winners in this space so far, with a couple big acquisitions solidified in just the past week alone, but this leaves more room for mergers to happen in the future. 568 more words

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Altera Merger Termination Has Ripple Effect for Semiconductor Stocks

Easy come, easy go. That is what the rumor mill around the world of mergers and acquisitions will tell you. The earlier reports that Intel Corp. 522 more words

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Top Chip Stocks to Buy Returning the Most Cash to Shareholders

Despite the recent sell-off in semiconductor stocks, the SOX index, which tracks the group, is still up substantially from the lows last October, and it has outperformed the S&P 500. 769 more words

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Why Analysts Are Cooling to an Altera-Intel Deal

Shares of Altera Corp. (NASDAQ: ALTR) have recently challenged multiyear highs due to reports late on Friday that Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) was in talks to acquire the company. 800 more words

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