News about <![CDATA[US8825081040]]> News about en-us <![CDATA[Morgan Stanley Maintains on Texas Instruments]]> In a report published Wednesday, Morgan Stanley analyst Joseph Moore maintained Equal-weight on Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN), with a NA price target.

According to the report, in-line results and outlook largely in line with analyst's estimates and cons. Small restructuring is a positive.

“TI's guidance was in line with ests,

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<![CDATA[Texas Instruments Down After In-Line Q4]]> Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN) is down more than one percent in after hours trading after the company announced its fourth quarter results.

The company reported a Q4 EPS of $0.46, which was inline with Wall Street's estimates.

Earnings per share were up 28 percent from the year-ago period.

Revenue came in

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<![CDATA[Stocks To Watch For January 22, 2014]]> Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:

Wall Street expects Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) to report its Q4 earnings at $0.58 per share on revenue of $5.72 billion. Abbott shares gained 0.72% to $39.40 in after-hours trading.

International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM) reported downbeat

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<![CDATA[Earnings Scheduled For January 21, 2014]]> Baker Hughes (NYSE: BHI) is expected to report its Q4 earnings at $0.61 per share on revenue of $5.68 billion.

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) is projected to report its Q4 earnings at $1.20 per share on revenue of $17.95 billion.

Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) is

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<![CDATA[Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs]]> VisionChina Media (NASDAQ: VISN) shares jumped 18.48% to touch a new 52-week high of $28.79. VisionChina Media shares have jumped 604.35% over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P 500 index has gained 31.34% in the same period.

Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN) shares rose 0.41% to reach

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<![CDATA[UPDATE: Nomura Downgrades Texas Instruments on Negative Outlook]]> In a report published Thursday, Nomura analyst Romit Shah downgraded the rating on Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN) from Neutral to Reduce, but reiterated the $33.00 price target.

In the report, Nomura noted, “While TI's execution has been solid, we believe the company's performance is well respected and understood. TI

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<![CDATA[Taiwan Semiconductor: Growth Investors Should Take Note]]> In a recent interview, legendary investor Carl Icahn said he was worried about a drop in the stock market -- as many companies were posting better results due to lower borrowing costs, rather than stronger earnings.

Consider, then, Taiwan Semiconductor (NYSE: TSM) -- which has sales and earnings-per-share growth

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<![CDATA[Short Interest Rises In Marvell, Falls In Qualcomm (MRVL, QCOM, TXN)]]> Among the leading semiconductor stocks, Marvell Technology (NASDAQ: MRVL) and Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN) saw significant rises in short interest between the October 15 and October 31 settlement dates.

The number of shares sold short in Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE: AMD), KLA-Tencor (NASDAQ:

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<![CDATA[Short Sellers Pile On Applied Materials and STMicroelectronics (AMAT, MU, STM)]]> Among the leading semiconductor stocks, Applied Materials (NASDAQ: AMAT), Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) saw the most significant rises in short interest between the September 30 and October 15 settlement dates.

The number of shares sold short in Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:

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<![CDATA[UPDATE: Drexel Hamilton Initiates Coverage on Texas Instruments on Anticipated Sustained Chip Cycle]]> In a report published Tuesday, Drexel Hamilton analyst Richard Whittington initiated coverage on Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN) with a Buy rating and $50.00 price target.

In the report, Drexel Hamilton noted, “Building upon the last year's LTE and automotive/industrial thrust, the year ahead looks to be driven by cloud

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<![CDATA[UPDATE: FBR Capital Markets Upgrades Texas Instruments, Raises PT Following In-Line 3Q13 Results, Disappointing 4Q13 Guidance]]> In a report published Tuesday, FBR Capital Markets analyst Christopher Rolland upgraded the rating on Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN) from Underperform to Market Perform, and raised the price target from $36.00 to $38.00.

In the report, FBR Capital Markets noted, “On Monday evening, October 21, Texas Instruments (TXN) reported

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<![CDATA[Stocks To Watch For October 22, 2013]]> Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:

Wall Street expects Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG) is expected to report its Q3 earnings at $0.73 per share on revenue of $1.17 billion. Harley-Davidson shares declined 1.08% to $64.86 in after-hours trading.

Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) reported a strong

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<![CDATA[Texas Instruments Drops After Q3 Earnings (TXN)]]> Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN) is down more than two percent in after hours trading after reporting its third-quarter results.

The company's EPS came in at $0.56, just shy of the Street's estimate of $0.57. Despite this, earnings per share were still up eight percent from the year-ago period.

Revenue fared

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<![CDATA[Earnings Expectations For The Week Of October 21: The Crunch Is On]]> Lots of quarterly reports are on deck this week, to go along with all the delayed economic data expected to be released. Analysts and investors should have plenty to mull over.

Earnings highlights will include reports from AT&T, McDonald's, Microsoft and Netflix, which are all expected to post year-over-year earnings growth.

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<![CDATA[Applied Materials, Marvell Technology Face Rising Short Interest (AMAT, MRVL, STM)]]> Among the leading semiconductor stocks, Applied Materials (NASDAQ: AMAT), Marvell Technology (NASDAQ: MRVL) and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) saw the most significant rises in short interest between the September 13 and September 30 settlement dates.

The number of shares sold short in Broadcom (NASDAQ:

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<![CDATA[Rising Short Interest For Broadcom And Other Semiconductor Stocks (BRCM, KLAC, MRVL)]]> Among the leading semiconductor stocks, Broadcom (NASDAQ: BRCM), KLA-Tencor (NASDAQ: KLAC) and Marvell Technology (NASDAQ: MRVL) saw the most significant rises in short interest between the August 30 and September 13 settlement dates.

The number of shares sold short in Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:

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<![CDATA[Stocks To Watch For September 20, 2013]]> Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:

TIBCO Software (NASDAQ: TIBX) reported better-than-expected third-quarter results. TIBCO shares jumped 7.29% to $27.09 in the after-hours trading session.

AK Steel Holding (NYSE: AKS) projected wider loss for the third quarter. AK Steel shares dipped 8.11% to

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<![CDATA[Short Sellers Load Up On Applied Materials And Other Chip Stocks (AMAT, MU, NVDA)]]> Among the leading semiconductor stocks, Applied Materials (NASDAQ: AMAT), Micron Technology (NASDAQ: MU) and NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) saw the most significant rises in short interest between the August 15 and August 30 settlement dates.

The number of shares sold short in Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:

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<![CDATA[Mid-Afternoon Market Update: Apple Drags the NASDAQ Down as Fusion-io Rallies on Speculation of a Buyout]]> Toward the end of trading Wednesday, the Dow traded up 0.68 percent to 15,295.76 while the NASDAQ declined 0.16 percent to 3,723.45. The S&P rose, gaining 0.16 percent to 1,686.55.

Top Headline Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN) narrowed its third-quarter forecast.

Texas Instruments expects Q3 earnings of $0.51 to $0.55 per share

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<![CDATA[Mid-Day Market Update: Dow Surges; Apple Shares Tumble More Than 5%]]> Midway through trading Wednesday, the Dow traded up 0.57 percent to 15,277.76 while the NASDAQ declined 0.20 percent to 3,721.45. The S&P rose, gaining 0.09 percent to 1,685.55.

Top Headline Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN) narrowed its third-quarter forecast.

Texas Instruments expects Q3 earnings of $0.51 to $0.55 per share on revenue

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<![CDATA[Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Mostly Lower; Texas Instruments Narrows Q3 Forecast]]> Following the market opening Wednesday, the Dow traded up 0.32 percent to 15,239.29 while the NASDAQ declined 0.36 percent to 3,715.56. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.14 percent to 1,681.71.

Top Headline Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN) narrowed its third-quarter forecast.

Texas Instruments expects Q3 earnings of $0.51 to

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<![CDATA[Stocks To Watch For September 11, 2013]]> Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:

Wall Street expects Men's Wearhouse (NYSE: MW) to post its Q2 earnings at $1.14 per share on revenue of $669.55 million. Men's Wearhouse shares rose 0.59% to close at $39.01 yesterday.

Coldwater Creek (NASDAQ: CWTR) reported wider-than-expected

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<![CDATA[Short Sellers Gang Up On Marvell Technology (MRVL, QCOM, STM)]]> Among the leading semiconductor stocks, Marvell Technology (NASDAQ: MRVL), Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) saw the most significant rises in short interest between the July 31 and August 15 settlement dates.

The number of shares sold short in LSI (NASDAQ: LSI),

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<![CDATA[Immersion, Others Could Get A Boost When Haptics Market Rises To $13 Billion (IMMR)]]> Lux Research Associate Anthony Vicari believes that the haptics will soar over 16-fold to $13.8 billion in 2025.

He wrote about the industry's massive growth in a new report titled, "Getting Back in Touch with Electronics: Finding Opportunity in Emerging Haptics."

When it comes to haptics, Immersion (NASDAQ: IMMR)

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<![CDATA[Short Sellers Continue to Pile on KLA-Tencor (AMAT, KLAC, TXN)]]> Among the semiconductor stocks, Applied Materials (NASDAQ: AMAT), KLA-Tencor (NASDAQ: KLAC) and Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN) saw the most significant rise in short interest between the June 28 and July 15 settlement dates.

The number of shares sold short in Intel (NASDAQ: INTC)

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<![CDATA[Broadcom Shares Tumble as Pacific Crest Downgrades, Raises Concerns Related to Co. Involvement with Apple]]> Shares of Broadcom (NASDAQ: BRCM) are one of the Semi stocks leading the sector lower Tuesday morning following several news items. The stock last traded at $31.96, down nearly 4 percent from Monday's close.

An analyst at Pacific Crest, Michael McConnell, downgraded the stock from Outperform to Sector Perform

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<![CDATA[Benzinga's PreMarket Info Recap for July 23, 2013: What do Netflix and Apple Have in Common?]]> Have you ever woken up to find that a stock in your portfolio made a dramatic move overnight? Are you interested in learning how to understand each day's post-market and pre-market moves? Veteran traders Joel Elconin and Dennis Dick will give you all of the insights that you'll need to get

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<![CDATA[US Stock Futures Up; All Eyes On Apple]]> US stock futures are higher this morning, as investors are awaiting earnings from Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL). Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 26 points to 15,517.00 and S&P 500 index futures rose 3.50 points to 1,693.80. Nasdaq 100 futures gained 7 points to 3,054.50.

US stocks closed

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<![CDATA[Stocks To Watch For July 23, 2013]]> Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:

Wall Street expects Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to report its Q2 earnings at $2.20 per share on revenue of $11.13 billion. Lockheed Martin shares rose 0.09% to $115.75 in after-hours trading.

Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) reported upbeat second-quarter

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<![CDATA[Texas Instruments Rises on Q2 Results (TXN)]]> Texas Instruments (NYSE: TXN) released its fiscal second-quarter earnings results after the closing bell on Monday.

The company reported earnings per share that came in ahead of Wall Street estimates, but revenue that missed expectations. In late trade, the shares were last up better than two percent to

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<![CDATA[Earnings Expectations for the Week of July 22 (AAPL, GM, MCD, NFLX)]]> The earnings crunch continues this week.

Reports are due from the likes of Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) and General Motors (NYSE: GM), which are expected to say their earnings were lower than a year ago.

On the other hand, Amazon.com (NASDAQ:

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<![CDATA[US Stock Futures Up; Existing Home Sales Data, Earnings In Focus]]> US stock futures are slightly higher this morning, as investors are awaiting existing home sales data. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 11 points to 15,517.00 and S&P 500 index futures rose 2.20 points to 1,691.70. Nasdaq 100 futures gained 7.25 points to 3,048.00.

US stocks closed mostly lower

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<![CDATA[Earnings Scheduled For July 22, 2013]]> Gannett Co (NYSE: GCI) is estimated to report its Q2 earnings at $0.58 per share on revenue of $1.33 billion.

Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) is projected to report its Q2 earnings at $0.72 per share on revenue of $7.25 billion.

McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) is expected to

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<![CDATA[Weekly Preview: Earnings Season Kicks Into Hyperdrive]]> Earnings season picks up next week as many key companies across multiple industries report results for the last quarter. Also, the flash, or initial estimates, of manufacturing PMIs from key countries around the world will be in focus, especially those in China.

Key Earnings

In the coming weak, earnings from key tech

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<![CDATA[Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs]]> Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) shares jumped 5.94% to touch a new 52-week high of $28.48 after the company reported upbeat Q2 earnings.

Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN) shares reached a new 52-week high of $37.98. TI is expected to post its Q2 earnings on July 22, 2013.

MTS Systems

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<![CDATA[Short Sellers Jump on KLA-Tencor, Marvell Technology (ARMH, KLAC, MRVL)]]> Among the semiconductor stocks, ARM Holdings (NASDAQ: ARMH), KLA-Tencor (NASDAQ: KLAC) and Marvell Technology (NASDAQ: MRVL) saw the most significant rise in short interest between the June 14 and June 28 settlement dates.

The number of shares sold short in Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:

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<![CDATA[S&P Bullish on a Trio of Tech ETFs]]> It may be the largest sector weight in the S&P 500, but year-to-date, technology has offered something of a middling performance. Using the nine sector SPDR ETFs as the benchmarks, investors will find that the Technology Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLK), though up nearly 10 percent this year,

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<![CDATA[UPDATE: Bank of America Merrill Lynch Reiterates Buy Rating, Raises PT on Texas Instruments]]> In a report published Wednesday, Bank of America Merrill Lynch reiterated its Buy rating on Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN), and raised its price target from $32.00 to $35.00.

BofA Merrill Lynch noted, “We reiterate Buy and raise our price objective (PO) from $32 to $35. TI's results reflect a

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<![CDATA[Texas Instruments Earnings, Revenue Beat, Lowers Guidance, Shares Fall]]> Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN) reported fourth quarter earnings Tuesday. The company beat analyst expectations on both the top and bottom lines.

However, lower guidance sent shares slightly lower after-hours, with shares falling after popping on the initial earnings beat.

For the fourth quarter of 2012, Texas Instruments reported adjusted

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<![CDATA[US Stock Futures Flat Ahead Of Economic Data, Earnings]]> US stock futures are mostly flat this morning, as investors are awaiting economic data and earnings from major companies. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1 point to 13,575.00 and S&P 500 index futures rose 1.80 points to 1,480.50. Nasdaq 100 futures surged 6.25 points to 2,739.50.

US stocks

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<![CDATA[Earnings Scheduled For January 22, 2013]]> Brinker International (NYSE: EAT) is expected to report its Q2 earnings at $0.50 per share on revenue of $692.88 million.

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) is projected to report its Q4 earnings at $1.17 per share on revenue of $17.67 billion.

Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) is expected

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<![CDATA[Earnings Expectations for the Week of January 21]]> The focus was on the big banks last week, with Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), J.P. Morgan (NYSE: JPM) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) reporting strong results, but Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) and Citigroup (NYSE: C) not so much.

The spotlight

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<![CDATA[Texas Instruments Declares $0.21 Dividend]]> The Board of Directors of Texas Instruments Incorporated (NASDAQ: TXN) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share of common stock, payable February 11, 2013, to stockholders of record on January 31, 2013. (c) 2013 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice.

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<![CDATA[Ahead of Intel Earnings, S&P Looks at Chip ETFs]]> Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), the world's largest semiconductor maker, is scheduled to deliver its latest quarterly results today after the close of U.S. markets. Ahead of that report, some chip ETFs are trading higher.

On the heels of some positive commentary on the sector from Goldman Sachs earlier this

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<![CDATA[Intel Earnings Preview: Weak Fourth Quarter Expected]]> Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), which has faced slumping sales as the PC market weakens, is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter and full-year results Thursday, January 17, after the markets close. Investors will be looking for the semiconductor giant to provide any direction on the year ahead and an update

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<![CDATA[Will Qualcomm and Intel Suffer as Semiconductor Revenue Declines?]]> In a new report, Gartner (NYSE: IT) reveals that semiconductor revenue declined by three percent in 2012. What does this mean for the top 10 semiconductor manufacturers?

According to Gartner, Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) -- the world's largest chipmaker -- experienced a revenue decline of 2.7 percent. Texas

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<![CDATA[Benzinga's Top Downgrades]]> Analysts at Citigroup downgraded Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) from “buy” to “neutral.” Apple's shares closed at $509.79 on Friday. Apple's trailing-twelve-month ROA is 23.61%.

Analysts at RBC Capital downgraded W.R. Berkley (NYSE: WRB) from “outperform” to “sector perform.” W.R. Berkley's shares closed at $38.88 on Friday. W.R. Berkley's

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<![CDATA[UPDATE: Citigroup Raises PT to $34 on Texas Instruments on Industrial Demand Improvement]]> Citigroup reiterated its Buy rating on Texas Instruments (NASDAQ: TXN) and raised its price target from $31 to $34.

Citigroup noted, "While TI's unchanged guidance is unlikely to inspire investors, we argue that indicators increasingly point to a more positive bias for "traditional chip stocks." Specifically, we are

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<![CDATA[Stocks To Watch For December 11, 2012]]> Some of the stocks that may grab investor focus today are:

Wall Street expects Dollar General (NYSE: DG) to report its Q3 earnings at $0.60 per share on revenue of $3.96 billion. Dollar General shares gained 0.67% to $46.88 in after-hours trading.

The US Treasury Department announced its plans to

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<![CDATA[Barron's Recap (12/8/12): Ten Stock Picks for 2013]]> This weekend in Barron's online: stock picks for 2013, speculation about who will be the next Treasury chief and the prospects for Men's Wearhouse, Crosstex Energy and big pharma.

Cover Story

"Our 10 Favorite Stocks for 2013" by Andrew Bary.

Barron's takes a look at where to invest in 2013. The list

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