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Hardware Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment

  • NEW YORK, Nov 20- U.S. stocks rose on Monday with Verizon lifting the telecoms sector after the stock got an upgrade, while a deal in semiconductors boosted high-performing tech shares.

  • Nov 20- Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd said on Monday it would buy smaller rival Cavium Inc for about $6 billion, as it seeks to expand its wireless connectivity business in a rapidly consolidating semiconductor industry. Shares of Marvell were down 0.8 percent to $20.14, while Cavium was up 7 percent at $81.14 in early trading. Murphy last year replaced...

  • Nov 20- Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd said on Monday it would buy smaller rival Cavium Inc for about $6 billion, as it seeks to expand its wireless connectivity business in a rapidly consolidating semiconductor industry. Shares of Marvell were down 0.8 percent to $20.14, while Cavium was up 7 percent at $81.14 in early trading. Murphy last year replaced...

  • Nov 20- Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd said it would buy smaller rival Cavium Inc in a $6 billion deal, as it seeks to expand its wireless connectivity business in a fast consolidating semiconductor industry. The exchange ratio was based on a purchase price of $80 per share, using Marvell's undisturbed price prior to November 3, when media reports of the...

  • Nov 20- Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd said on Monday it would buy smaller rival Cavium Inc in a deal valued at about $6 billion, as it seeks to gain scale in a semiconductor industry that is rapidly consolidating. The exchange ratio was based on a purchase price of $80 per share, using Marvell's undisturbed price prior to November 3, when media reports of...

  • A Marvell Technology Group Ltd. flag flies outside the company's headquarters building in Santa Clara, California.

    Marvell Technology said it has agreed to acquire smaller peer Cavium for about $6 billion, as it seeks to expand in the networking equipment sector.

  • A Marvell Technology Group Ltd. flag flies outside the company's headquarters building in Santa Clara, California.

    Marvell Technology has agreed to acquire Cavium for around $6 billion, as it seeks to expand in the networking equipment sector.

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 18- U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm is set to win imminent Japanese antitrust clearance for its $38- billion bid for NXP Semiconductors and gain Europes approval by the end of the year with slight tweaks to its concessions, a person familiar with the matter said. The Japan Fair Trade Commission "is expected to clear Qualcomms acquisition of NXP...

  • Applied Materials CEO: 'The future of competition' fueling our business

    Jim Cramer caught up with Applied Materials President and CEO Gary Dickerson about his company's role in artificial intelligence and big data.

  • Cramer Remix: Amazon is the Death Star

    Jim Cramer discussed why Amazon’s competitors should be afraid of the e-commerce colossus.

  • Applied Materials CEO: 'The future of competition' is changing across industries, and it's fueling our business

    Jim Cramer caught up with Applied Materials President and CEO Gary Dickerson about his company's role in artificial intelligence and big data.

  • Gary Dickerson, Applied Materials

    Jim Cramer caught up with Applied Materials President and CEO Gary Dickerson about his company's role in A.I. and big data.

  • TOKYO, Nov 17- Japan's exports are expected to have risen for an eleventh straight month in October, led by robust demand for cars and electronics manufacturing equipment as the world's third-largest economy continues its recovery, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. Japan's gross domestic product expanded for a seventh straight quarter in July-September due...

  • Applied Materials has now topped analysts estimates in each quarter of the latest fiscal year, helping its shares surge about 79 percent this year, making them the fourth best performer on the Philadelphia semiconductor index. The Santa Clara, California- based company forecast current-quarter adjusted earnings per share of 94 cents to $1.02 and net sales of...

  • Sales from its display business, which caters to television, PC and smartphone makers, rose nearly 50 percent to $677 million and handily beat analysts estimates of $452 million. Total net sales rose 20.4 percent to $3.97 billion in the quarter ended Oct. 29. Net income rose 61 percent to $982 million, or 91 cents per share.

  • BARCELONA, Nov 16- STMicroelectronics is enjoying double-digit revenue growth and has further growth opportunities ahead, while remaining cautious about the boom and bust cycles of the semiconductor industry, its chief executive said on Thursday. ST President and CEO Carlo Bozotti told investors at the annual Morgan Stanley Technology, Media and Telecoms...

  • BARCELONA, Nov 16- Dutch semiconductor equipment supplier ASML is currently buying back its own shares and expects to announce a new buyback programme in January, its finance chief said on Thursday. Speaking at the Morgan Stanley European Technology, Media and Telecoms conference in Barcelona, Wolfgang Nickl also said that although memory chip firms were...

  • BARCELONA, Nov 16- The finance chief of Dutch semiconductor equipment supplier ASML said on Thursday the company was currently buying back its own shares and expected to announce an new buyback programme in January. Speaking at the Morgan Stanley TMT conference in Barcelona, Wolfgang Nickl also said that although the memory chip market was booming, demand was...

  • BARCELONA, Nov 16- The finance chief of Dutch semiconductor equipment supplier ASML said on Thursday the company was currently buying back its own shares and expected to announce an new buyback program in January. Speaking at the Morgan Stanley TMT conference in Barcelona, Wolfgang Nickl also said that although the memory chip market was booming, demand was as...

  • BARCELONA, Nov 15- Anglo-German chipmaker Dialog Semiconductor is poised for stronger growth in 2018 but its chief executive said it was too early to forecast how its main customer- widely known to be Apple- will contribute to results. Dialog CEO Jalal Bagherli said on Wednesday his company stood to benefit from up to six or seven new growth drivers that...