Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
U.S. stock index futures declined on Wednesday, tracking European shares lower as oil prices continued to slide.
Fairchild Semiconductor said Tuesday it has received an unsolicited bid to buy all of its outstanding common stock for $21.70 per share.
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday: Chesapeake Energy, Fairchild Semiconductor, Allergan & more.
Fairchild Semiconductor received an unsolicited offer that values the company at $2.46 billion, topping an earlier offer made by ON Semiconductor.
HSINCHU, Taiwan, Nov 19- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd aims to boost capital expenditure next year but doesn't plan to get caught up in the wave of M&As engulfing the industry, the chief executives of the world's largest contract chipmaker said. The Apple Inc supplier is interested in buying capacity and intellectual property, but is not currently...
U.S. equities closed higher on Wednesday as investors digested the release of the Federal Reserve's October meeting minutes.
U.S. stock futures were higher this morning, despite European equities being under pressure on security concerns after Friday's attacks in Paris.
Fairchild Semiconductor surged on Wednesday on reports that the chipmaker had hired Goldman Sachs to find a possible buyer for the company.
Jim Cramer rattles off his opinion at lightning speed to caller favorite stocks, including this biotech.
It's already had a huge rally this week. But traders think this semiconductor stock has a lot more room to run.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Investors are watching for the next potential takeout target, FBR Capital Markets Semiconductor Analyst Chris Rolland says.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
*Baird cuts ON Semiconductor Corp price target to $8 from $9. *Baird raises SanDisk Corp price target to $47 from $32. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.
Oct 8- ON Semiconductor Corp:.
The Nasdaq Composite Index added 14.98 points, or 0.48 percent, to 3,128.51. **ARQULE INC $2.14, down 57.73 pct The biotechnology company and Japan's Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd. **SIRIUS XM RADIO INC, $2.62, up 2 pct.
*FBR cuts International Rectifier Corp to market perform from. *FBR cuts Intel Corp price target to $24 from $26; rating market perform. *FBR cuts Fairchild Semiconductor price target to $17 from $18; rating.
S&P 500 futures rose 7.7 points, Dow Jones industrial average futures rose 23 points, and Nasdaq 100 futures. The biotechnology company and Japan's Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd. CNBC Mad Money host Jim Cramer said the Internet company has "real value because it has some really terrific assets", and new Chief Executive Marissa Mayer is committed to unlocking its value.
Oct 2- ON Semiconductor Corp:. *Thinkequity raises ON Semiconductor Corp to buy from hold; price. Reuters Station users, click. 1568.