TXN : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Who are Qualcomm's (QCOM) main competitors?

    December 9, 2014
    Learn about Qualcomm's different operating segments and its competitors in each segment, such as Texas Instruments, Nokia ...
  2. Semiconductor Stocks Are Rallying—But When To Buy?

    December 4, 2014
    These semiconductor stocks recently broke out; is this a good buying opportunity?
  3. Semiconductors Remain Key for IoT - Industry Outlook

    September 17, 2014
    Semiconductors Remain Key for IoT - Industry Outlook
  4. 4 Stocks With The Fastest Dividend Growth On The Market

    August 26, 2014
    Once upon a time, high dividend yields were plentiful... so much so that they may have been taken for granted. And now, the ...
  5. A Herd of S&P 500 Q2 Earnings Reports - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 21, 2014
    We'll see a high volume of Q2 earnings reports this week, with more 140 S&P 500 members posting results.
  6. Semi Plays for the Internet of Things - Industry Outlook

    May 19, 2014
    Semi Plays for the Internet of Things - Industry Outlook
  7. Semiconductor Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    January 31, 2014
    Semiconductor Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  8. Short Sellers Pile On Applied Materials and STMicroelectronics ...

    October 26, 2013
    Among the leading semiconductor stocks, Applied Materials (NASDAQ: STM) saw the most significant rises in short interest ...
  9. Semiconductor Stock Outlook - Sep/Oct 2013 - Industry Outlook

    September 26, 2013
    Semiconductor Stock Outlook - Sep/Oct 2013 - Industry Outlook
  10. Fear Dominating The Broadcom Story

    July 29, 2013
    Broadcom has been hammered on market share worries, but the long-term impact may not be so severe
  11. Texas Instruments Just Out Of The Starting Blocks

    July 23, 2013
    The recovery is only starting, but TI seems to have significant margin leverage on the way.
  12. Short Sellers Jump on ARM Holdings, Broadcom (AMAT, ARMH, BRCM)

    June 26, 2013
    Among the semiconductor stocks, Applied Materials (NASDAQ: BRCM) saw the most significant rise in short interest between ...
  13. Above Average Opportunities Largely In The NXP Semiconductors ...

    June 24, 2013
    Above Average Opportunities Largely In The NXP Semiconductors Price by Stephen D. Simpson, CFA There are still bargains to ...
  14. Texas Instruments Not Quite In The Clear Yet

    April 23, 2013
    TI's outlook is improving, but core market growth is still lagging.
  15. TI to Partner SoftKinetic - Analyst Blog

    January 7, 2013
    Texas Instruments (TXN) or "TI" will collaborate with SoftKinetic to develop 3D sensor and gesture recognition solutions ...
  16. ON Semiconductor Still Looking For Leverage

    January 2, 2013
    Margin leverage will be rewarded, but ONNN needs to deliver.
  17. Cypress Closes Ramtron Buyout - Analyst Blog

    November 23, 2012
    Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) recently announced that it has completed its acquisition of Colorado Springs-based ...
  18. Wall Street Still Isn't Buying Nvidia's Story, But Should You?

    November 13, 2012
    Nvidia is making progress in mobile, but Wall Street doesn't believe it will last. However the stock makes for an interesting ...
  19. Qualcomm Offers Some Rare Outpeformance In Chips

    November 8, 2012
    Qualcomm continues to leverage its strong technology into segment-leading growth
  20. Does Maxim Offer Something For Everybody?

    October 26, 2012
    Maxim is gaining share in mobile, but the next few quarters could be tricky.
  21. This Week's Technology Events

    October 15, 2012
    Tech-related events for the week of October 15, 2012.
  22. Atmel Sells Serial Flash Memory - Analyst Blog

    October 5, 2012
    Atmel Corporation (ATML) recently completed the sale of its Serial Flash memory product lines to privately-held Adesto Technologies ...
  23. Upcoming Technology Events You Should Know This Week

    October 1, 2012
    In about two weeks, a large number of technology firms will report their third quarter results.
  24. Apple Throws Everything Into Question For Audience

    September 10, 2012
    News that Apple won't use Audience's technology in the next iPhone devastates the shares.
  25. Nvidia Appears To Have A Lot To Prove

    August 13, 2012
    Nvidia seems undervalued on its growth prospects. If the company can grow 5 to 6% over the next decade, these shares ought ...
  26. Touch Just Keeps Softening For Atmel

    August 2, 2012
    Atmel's touch business continues to weaken. For Atmel to work as a stock, it needs to regain its momentum at Samsung.
  27. TI Narrows 2Q Guidance Range - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2012
    Recently, Texas Instruments (TXN), or "TI," narrowed its revenue and earnings expectations for the second quarter of 2012. ...
  28. Broadcom Worth A Look

    May 7, 2012
    Even a conservative projection for Broadcom points to a fair value in the $40s and enough undervaluation to make these shares ...
  29. Silicon Labs Still Searching For The Right Mix

    April 26, 2012
    Although SLAB's current results aren't all that bad, the uncertainty about growth and margins is likely to weigh on the shares. ...
  30. ARM Holdings Looks Way Ahead Of Itself

    April 26, 2012
    While ARM is likely to continue to be quite successful as a company, the inroads made by Intel might come at the cost of ...
  31. Nokia Knocked Down Again

    April 13, 2012
    Nokia warned the Street on Wednesday that its financial results for the first and second quarters were going to be dismal. ...
  32. Can Surveillance Save Vimicro?

    April 11, 2012
    Vimicro is a tiny chip company looking for big growth from Chinese surveillance. Trading below 70% of tangible book value, ...
  33. Maxim Integrated Hoping To Drive A Hybrid Model

    March 27, 2012
    Maxim is trying a hybrid model to drive revenue and profit growth.
  34. Investors Can Do Better Than Taiwan Semiconductor

    March 20, 2012
    Taiwan Semiconductor will likely track the chip sector for better or worse.
  35. NVEC Still Searching For Commercial Relevance

    March 16, 2012
    NVEC has exciting technology, but much less exciting revenue.
  36. Playing The Mobile Data Crunch

    March 9, 2012
    Data carriers are spending big amounts on upgrading and improving network speeds and bandwidth.
  37. Qualcomm's Growth Story Far From Over

    February 6, 2012
    Qualcomm moves from strength to strength.
  38. Silicon Labs Has A Great Growth Story, But Has Already Run

    January 27, 2012
    Silicon Labs is doing great, and so is the stock.
  39. Nokia Still Has Miles To Go

    January 27, 2012
    Nokia rallies on less-terrible results.
  40. Atmel's Investment Case Is Touch And Go

    January 18, 2012
    Atmel is in the doldrums, but could see a sharp rebound in 2012.
  41. 2011's Biggest Mergers and Acquisitions

    December 30, 2011
    M&A activity rebounded in a big way in 2011. Here's a look back at the biggest mergers and acquisitions during the year. ...
  42. Altera's Growth Story In A Pause

    October 25, 2011
    Altera's growth is lagging now, but the stock is undervalued. There's good long-term growth potential here.
  43. A Good Opportunity In Broadcom

    April 28, 2011
    Investors should not be scared off by weak guidance and should take advantage of BRCM's pullback.
  44. Demand Versus Doubt With ASML

    April 14, 2011
    ASML's business looks strong, but chip bears are out in force these days.
  45. Can Maxim Outgrow Its Cycle?

    January 25, 2011
    Maxim's growth looks stronger now, but investors should watch those lead times carefully.
  46. Semiconductor Stocks In The Spotlight

    January 12, 2011
    Semiconductor Stocks In The Spotlight
  47. 2010: The Year In Chips

    December 29, 2010
    Can chip stocks extend the rally to a new peak in 2011?
  48. Is This The Dip To Buy TSMC?

    November 2, 2010
    A sequential slowdown is barely a blip on TSMC's radar.
  49. Sara Lee Analyst Day Review

    September 21, 2010
    Sara Lee held its annual analyst meeting in September and outlined its strategy in fiscal 2011 to deal with the sluggish ...
  50. Riding The Semiconductor Wave

    April 22, 2010
    Blow-out earnings results from some semiconductor companies signal the next wave for the tech sector. Play it with the semi ...
  51. Earnings Roundup: Texas Instruments, SanDisk, Netflix

    October 23, 2008
    Third-quarter earnings can foretell prospects for Texas Instruments, SanDisk and Netflix.
  52. Three Stocks Poised For A Pullback

    June 4, 2008
    Traders will keep an eye on these stocks because of the bearish MACD crossovers.
  53. Oracle's Vision Paying Off (ORCL)

    September 28, 2007
    Oracle's earnings provide a positive omen for the company and the technology industry as a whole.
  54. Nokia Redistributes The Chips (NOK)

    August 16, 2007
    Three new companies are getting a chance to make chips for Nokia phones. Will this balance the game?
  55. Analogous To Everything (TXN, ADI, LLTC)

    May 29, 2007
    A look at three companies whose analog semi-conductors are imbedded in our technology-driven lives.
  56. Eyeball To Eyeball

    July 10, 2006
    While Nokia and Qualcomm have been standing off, neither seems ready to back down.
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