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Semiconductor Stocks Under Scanner -- Texas Instruments, Microchip Technology, Broadcom, and NXP Semiconductors


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NEW YORK, April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Today's research on brings investors' attention to these four stocks: Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ: TXN), Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), Broadcom Ltd (NASDAQ: AVGO), and NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI). These companies in the Semiconductor Broad Line industry design, manufacture, and market a range of semiconductor products for use in computer systems, automobiles, telecommunications systems, and consumer products. You can access our complimentary research reports on these stocks now at:

Texas Instruments  

Dallas, Texas headquartered Texas Instruments Inc.'s stock finished last Friday's session 0.59% lower at $80.56. A total volume of 3.76 million shares was traded. The Company's shares have advanced 3.18% in the past month, 9.33% over the previous three months, and 11.10% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.24% and 13.53%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Texas Instruments, which designs, manufactures, and sells semiconductors to electronics designers and manufacturers worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 57.01.

On March 30 th, 2017, Texas Instruments announced that the Company will hold its annual meeting of stockholders on Thursday, April 20 th, 2017, at 8:30 a.m. CT in Dallas. The audio webcast of the meeting can be heard live through the Company's website under Investor Relations.

On March 31 st, 2017, research firm Macquarie initiated a 'Neutral' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $82 per share. Visit us today and download your complete report on TXN for free at:

Microchip Technology  

On Friday, shares in Chandler, Arizona headquartered Microchip Technology Inc. ended the session 0.14% lower at $73.78. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.37 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 1.05% in the last one month, 14.50% in the previous three months, and 15.59% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 3.14% and 18.12% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of Microchip Technology, which develops, manufactures, and sells semiconductor products for various embedded control applications, have an RSI of 56.70.

On March 28 th, 2017, Microchip Technology announced that its new Digitally Enhanced Power Analog product for DC-DC power conversion is finally available. The single-chip solution controls DC-DC converters and is capable of accepting a high voltage input of up to 42V, while simultaneously regulating a wide output voltage range of 300 mV to several hundred volts, depending on topology. The complimentary research report on MCHP can be accessed at:


Singapore headquartered Broadcom Ltd.'s shares declined 0.49%, closing the session at $218.96, with a total trading volume of 2.59 million shares. The stock has gained 1.23% in the last one month, 22.28% over the previous three months, and 24.43% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 3.83% and 22.62% above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Broadcom, which designs, develops, and supplies a range of complex digital and mixed signal complementary metal oxide semiconductor based devices and analog III-V based products worldwide, have an RSI of 54.38.

On March 20 th, 2017, Broadcom announced the industry's most comprehensive dual-port 100GbE PHY device, the BCM82391. The device addresses security requirements for various Ethernet data link configurations in modern high-speed, mission-critical network infrastructure that includes federal and enterprise, cloud-scale data center, and service provider networks.

On March 31 st, 2017, research firm Macquarie initiated an 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $265 per share. Register for free on and download the PDF research report on AVGO at:

NXP Semiconductors  

Last Friday at the close, shares in Eindhoven, the Netherlands headquartered NXP Semiconductors N.V. recorded a trading volume of 3.33 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 2.73 million shares. The stock ended the session 0.24% lower at $103.50. The Company's shares have advanced 5.50% over the previous three months and 5.60% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.76% and 9.88%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of NXP Semiconductors, which provides high performance mixed signal and standard product solutions for radio frequency, analog, power management, interface, security, and digital processing products worldwide, have an RSI of 63.86.

On March 28 th, 2017, NXP Semiconductors unveiled several new solutions to capitalize on the inherent security and interactive capabilities of near-field communication for advanced product authentication, integrity assurance, and enhanced user engagement across the Consumer Manufactured Goods, Healthcare, Retail, and other industries. Get free access to your research report on NXPI at:

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