$UTEK (Ultratech, Inc.)

$UTEK {{ '2016-07-20T18:10:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$UTEK said it plans to adopt a plan to repurchase its stock under Rule 10b5-1. The rule allows companies to repurchase shares at times when it might otherwise be prevented from doing so by securities laws or because of self-imposed trading blackout periods. The company expects to use cash on hand to fund any repurchases.

$TXN {{ '2017-09-21T20:51:21+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TXN will raise its quarterly cash dividend by 24% from $0.50 per share to $0.62, or $2.48 annualized. The higher dividend will be payable November 13, 2017, to stockholders of record on October 31, 2017. The BoD also authorized the company to repurchase an additional $6Bil of its common stock over time.

$RTEC {{ '2017-09-12T13:16:22+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$RTEC said its Firefly Inspection Systems, shipped to fulfill previously announced orders from multiple semiconductor manufacturers, are now qualified for production. Rudolph expects over $5MM in revenue in 3Q17 from the accepted systems. Additional Firefly System shipments expected in 4Q17.

$RTEC {{ '2017-09-11T13:52:02+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$RTEC announces new Truebump Technology on the Dragonfly Inspection System. Truebump Technology provides fast, accurate and repeatable three-dimensional (3D) metrology for all advanced packaging bumping applications, from copper (Cu) pillar, to microbumps, and even large C4 bumps.

$CY {{ '2017-09-06T14:39:40+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CY has appointed Catherine Lego to its BoD and she will serve on its Audit Committee. Lego currently serves on the boards of $LRCX and $IPGP and brings to Cypress an established board record with public technology companies and more than a dozen private enterprises.

$ADI {{ '2017-08-30T15:40:26+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Among the factors that drive growth in future, $ADI considers its penetration into new business areas and the innovative product line to be the main contributors. In Q417, growth will be led by the automotive and consumer segments, which tend to carry strong gross margins.

$ADI {{ '2017-08-30T15:31:50+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$ADI said the mass automation initiatives taking place in China and Japan are having a positive impact on its business in those countries. The company anticipates the new products from its automotive division, such as the radar solution, would nearly double the available market for those solutions in the coming years.

$ADI {{ '2017-08-30T14:53:31+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$ADI said it is well positioned to leverage the 5G deployments, which is expected to begin next year. Analog Devices expects its non-operating expenses to stay about $65MM in 4Q17 and 1Q18, and then to drop to the $55-$60MM range in the remaining quarters of 2018. Looking ahead, the company expects to pay down its debt at the rate of $1Bil a year.

$ADI {{ '2017-08-30T14:32:34+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$ADI said strong demand across all industrial sectors and regions was the main driver of revenue growth in 3Q17. The company sees numerous opportunities to drive additional dollar content and revenue growth in the coming months. In the automotive sector, the current rate of semiconductor content per vehicle is expected to more than double by 2025.

$ADI {{ '2017-08-30T14:08:45+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$ADI Analog Devices, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q3 2017 Highlights

$ADI {{ '2017-08-30T12:40:44+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Driving the overall revenue growth in 3Q17, $ADI’s industrial segment revenues surged 87% YoY to $700MM. Revenues from the automotive and consumer divisions grew 69% and 36%, respectively, compared to 3Q16. There was a 45% increase in communications revenues.

$ADI {{ '2017-08-30T12:30:17+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$ADI is looking for GAAP earnings per share in the range of $0.84 to $0.98 for Q417. Non-GAAP EPS is forecast between $1.29 and $1.43.  Analog Devices expects to record revenues in the range of $1.45Bil to $1.55Bil next quarter. Gross margin for the quarter, on a GAAP basis, is estimated to be about 66%, and operating margins in the $28-30% range.

$ADI {{ '2017-08-30T12:21:25+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

Semiconductor company $ADI reported a marked decline in 3Q17 profit, due to higher expenses. Though income dropped to $0.18 per share from $0.74 per share last year it beat the company’s estimates, continuing the recent trend. Non-GAAP earnings for the quarter were $1.26 per share. Revenues, meanwhile, jumped 65% annually to $1.43Bil.

$AMAT {{ '2017-08-17T20:38:33+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMAT expects 4Q17 net sales of $3.85-4.0Bil, the midpoint of the range would be an increase of about 19% year-over-year. The company sees adjusted EPS in the range of $0.86-0.94, the midpoint of the range would be an increase of about 36% year-over-year.

$AMAT {{ '2017-08-17T20:36:58+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$AMAT reported a 83% jump in 3Q17 earnings driven by higher sales as well as the advancement of the innovation roadmap in semiconductor and display backed by growing markets. Net income rose to 925MM or $0.85 per share from $505MM or $0.46 per share last year. Net sales climbed 33% to $3.74Bil. Non-GAAP EPS surged 72% to $0.86.

$AMAT {{ '2017-08-17T20:30:16+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$AMAT Applied Materials Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q3 2017 Highlights

$ADI {{ '2017-08-16T21:12:59+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ADI stated that Prashanth Mahendra-Rajah will join it as SVP, Finance and CFO on Sept 28, 2017. Mahendra-Rajah will report to CEO Vincent Roche and oversee ADI's global finance organization, with responsibility for financial management, reporting, planning, and strategy. He currently serves as CFO of $WBC, a position he has held since June 2014.

$LRCX {{ '2017-08-09T14:16:49+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$LRCX and $NSTG announced a strategic collaboration to develop $NSTG’s proprietary Hyb & Seq next-generation sequencing platform. $LRCX will provide up to $50MM of funding over a development period expected to last about 3 years. $LRCX will also receive a warrant to purchase 1MM shares of $NSTG common stock at $16.75 per share.

$MSCC {{ '2017-08-08T15:35:39+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSCC, a provider of semiconductor solutions, has tied up with $MLNX and Celestica to develop a unique reference architecture for NVM express over Fabrics (NVMe-oF) applications as part of its Accelerate Ecosystem Program. The NVMe market will be more than $57Bil by 2020 and NVMe-oF adapter shipments may touch 740,000 units by 2020.

$TXN {{ '2017-08-02T12:36:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Chipmaker $TXN unveiled an evaluation module (EVM) called DLP LightCrafter Display 2000, which is touted to be the industry's most affordable ($99) chipset to deploy DLP technology. Small form factor (0.2 inch) would help developers to design new compact applications. In addition, it is compatible with low-cost processors.

$LECO {{ '2017-07-31T21:32:15+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$LECO acquired Air Liquide Welding, a subsidiary of Air Liquide for approx. $134MM, including debt assumption. $LECO funded the deal with available cash on hand. The deal is accretive to $LECO earnings at about $0.03 of diluted EPS per qtr., or $0.12 annually, in the first year and about $0.06 EPS per qtr., or $0.24 annually in the second year.

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