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Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment Semiconductors

  • Oct 20- Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc reported a better-than-expected 23.2 percent increase in quarterly revenue, helped by higher demand for graphics chips used in gaming consoles. Net loss widened to $406 million, or 50 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 24 from $197 million, or 25 cents per share, a year earlier. The company's revenue rose to...

  • Oct 20- Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc reported a 23.2 pct percent rise in quarterly revenue as demand jumped for its graphics chips used in gaming consoles. Net loss widened to $406 million, or 50 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 24 from $197 million, or 25 cents per share, a year earlier. The company's revenue rose to $1.31 billion from $1.06...

  • TAIPEI, Oct 20- Taiwan stocks hit their highest in more than 15 months on Thursday aided by foreign investor buying in heavyweights such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. As of 0304 GMT, the main TAIEX index was up 0.4 percent at 9,322.19, highest since July 7, 2015. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.002 to T $31.516 per U.S. dollar.

  • Intel Corp. CEO Brian Krzanich delivers a keynote address at CES 2016 at The Venetian Las Vegas on January 5, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Shares of Intel fall 5 percent after the company projected fourth-quarter sales that will be lower than expected.

  • Intel shares fall despite beat

    Chris Caso, CLSA managing director breaks down Intel's quarterly results and explains why the Street was disappointed with the results. Also Caso provides an update on the company's restructuring plans.

  • Computer chip semiconductor

    The "Fast Money" traders debated whether Intel is a buy after the company gave current-quarter guidance that slightly missed expectations.

  • The world's largest chipmaker said it expects fourth-quarter revenue to be $15.7 billion, plus or minus $500 million. Excluding items, the company earned 80 cents per share, above analysts' average estimate of 73 cents. The company's net revenue rose to $15.78 billion from $14.47 billion, beating the average analyst estimate of $15.58 billion.

  • Intel Q3 EPS beats, revenue beats

    Earnings are out for Intel Corp. CNBC's Josh Lipton reports the details. CNBC senior markets commentator Mike Santoli; Dani Hughes, Divine Capital; and “Fast Money” trader Guy Adami weigh in.

  • A silicon wafer.

    Analysts are expecting the semiconductors space to build on its recent success and continue driving shares higher.

  • TAIPEI, Oct 17- Taiwan stocks fell on Monday on continued selling by foreign investors, and weighed down by heavyweights such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Foreign investors posted a net sell of Taiwan stocks on Friday. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.123 to T $31.795 per U.S. dollar.

  • Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma.

    Advanced Micro Devices saw shares of its stock rise nearly 5 percent on Friday after it announced a collaboration with Alibaba.

  • TAIPEI, Oct 14- Taiwan shares fell on Friday, dragged down by technology stocks including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd, as investors booked profits after the chipmaker reported earnings. As of 0232 GMT, the main TAIEX index fell 0.4 percent to 9,183.38 points, after closing down 0.4 percent in the previous session. The Taiwan dollar firmed T $0.08 to...

  • Oct 4- Memory-chip maker Micron Technology Inc reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss, but its forecast for the current quarter appeared disappointing and Micron's shares fell as much as 5.2 percent in after-market trading on Tuesday. The company forecast fiscal first-quarter adjusted profit of 13 to 21 cents per share, while analysts were...

  • BRIEF-TSMC RAISES 2016 REVENUE GROWTH GUIDANCE TO 11-12 PCT@. Oct 13- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co:. *Says 2016 revenue expected to grow 11 percent to 12 percent in Taiwan dollar terms.

  • TAIPEI, Oct 6- Taiwan stocks fell for a second straight session on Thursday in cautious trading, paced by declines in banks and technology heavyweights such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. The main TAIEX index was down 0.3 percent at 9,247.97 as of 0305 GMT after closing 0.2 percent lower at 9,272.28 in the previous session. The Taiwan dollar softened...

  • Bernstein: Broadcom has a best-in-class margin profile

    The "Fast Money Halftime Report" traders and Yana Barton, Eaton Vance Management Portfolio Manager, discuss the trade on Broadcom after Bernstein initiated the company with an outperform and $215 price target.

  • Micron Technology

    Micron's forecast for the current-quarter appeared disappointing and Micron's shares fell as much as 5.2 percent in after-market trading on Tuesday.

  • TAIPEI, Oct 5- Taiwan stocks declined in cautious trading on Wednesday, tracking falls in some overseas markets, with financial and technology heavyweights such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co pacing the slide. The Taiwan dollar softened T $0.05 to T $31.397 per U.S. dollar. Asian shares and gold retreated and bond yields were near two-week highs as...

  • SEOUL, Oct 5- Scarred by the global recall of its flagship smartphone, Samsung Electronics Co is set to report on Friday it still expects a small rise in third-quarter profit, analysts say, with healthy sales of memory chips and displays easing the pain. Lost sales and expenses tied to the recall of at least 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 handsets to fix battery problems...

  • Oct 4- Memory-chip maker Micron Technology Inc reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss, but its forecast for the current quarter appeared disappointing and Micron's shares fell as much as 5.2 percent in after-market trading on Tuesday. The company forecast fiscal first-quarter adjusted profit of 13 to 21 cents per share, while analysts were...