Aug 31- Investment firm Pleasant Lake Partners LLC offered to buy analog chipmaker MagnaChip Semiconductor Corp in a deal valuing the South Korea- based company at about $346 million. The company engaged Barclays as its financial adviser for the process. MagnaChip's total revenue fell 5.8 percent to $162 million in the second quarter ended June 30, from a year...» Read More
Advanced Micro Devices reduced its third-quarter loss sixfold from a year ago, as the computer chip maker saw strong sales of its latest products.
Advanced Micro Devices, continuing to struggle to compete against its far bigger rival Intel, has scheduled a "significant," corporate announcement for Tuesday at 5 a.m. PDT.
Geert-Jan Nikken at Rabobank sees plenty of upside for stocks from semiconductors and multimedia companies.
Graphics chip maker Nvidia posted a second-quarter loss on Tuesday as a slump in global desktop PC sales hurt its business.
Applied Materials, the No. 1 computer-chip equipment maker, posted a lower quarterly profit as revenue slid 28 percent amid a slump in its industry.
Intel, the world's biggest computer chipmaker, is comfortable with its forecast for revenue in the current third quarter, its chief financial officer said on Tuesday.
Newly-formed memory chip maker Numonyx announced a big expansion on Wednesday to its tie-up with South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor, as the former makes a new push into the NAND memory sector.
This content is only available online - you won't find these trades on TV.
Hynix Semiconductor, the world's No. 2 memory chipmaker, reported its third straight quarterly net loss on Thursday as weak chip prices and a plant closure maimed its bottom line.
Contract chip maker Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing swung to a quarterly profit after a tax credit, but forecast a third-quarter net loss on higher costs, sending its stock down as much as 6.5 percent.
Texas Instruments said Monday its first-quarter profit fell 4 percent, missing Wall Street estimates, as sales of cell phone chips continued to fall.
SanDisk Monday reported a sharp swing to a loss in its quarterly results as pricing was hurt by an industry glut of memory chips for gadgets, sending its shares down 9 percent after-hours.
Computer chip maker Advanced Micro Devices said Thursday that Chief Executive Hector Ruiz was stepping down to be replaced by President and Chief Operating Officer Dirk Meyer, effective immediately.
Shares for graphics chipmaker Nvidia will be under pressure after the company warned on Wednesday that revenues and gross margin would miss analysts' estimates due in part to weak demand.
Investing in financials or trading technology stocks? Marc Pado, market strategist for Cantor Fitzgerald U.S., and Dan Genter, CEO of RNC Genter Capital Management, offer CNBC their stock picks.
The Semiconductor Industry Association on Wednesday cut its forecast for growth in global sales of semiconductors in 2008, citing lower prices due to competition in the memory chip sector.
Analog chipmaker National Semiconductor on Thursday posted a lower fourth quarter net profit, but revenues and earnings topped expectations as it sold more profitable chips, and shares jumped.
Analog chipmaker National Semiconductor on Thursday posted a lower quarterly net profit but revenues topped its own forecast as it sold more profitable chips, and shares rose 3 percent.
The Semiconductor Industry Association said worldwide sales of semiconductors grew 5.9% in April 2007 on a year-over-year basis, but sales were flat compared with March.
The chip sector is getting attention from options traders lately, according to one industry expert, and it's most likely due to consolidation speculation.