Chips Stacking Up for TSMC

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (NYSE:TSM) has seen 12.6% growth in revenue for October and is trading higher as a result. TSMC made USD $1.24 billion in sales for October, an increase from September, but a 2.1% decrease from 2010.

Sales are looking good for TSMC with orders growing over 20% from Q3 to Q4. Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM), in particular, increased orders by over 40% from Q3. At this rate TSMC could surpass it’s Q4 guidance.

Here’s how TSMC and their key customers are trading:

  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (NYSE:TSM): The shares recently traded at $12.66, up $0.18, or 1.44%. Its market capitalization is $65.61 billion. They have traded in a 52-week range of $10.71 to $14.05. Volume today was 12,627,854 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 13,268,900 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 13.76, while trailing earnings are $0.92 per share. The company pays a dividend of $0.41 per share for a dividend yield of 3.20%. About the company: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. manufactures integrated circuits based on its proprietary designs. The Company offers a comprehensive set of integrated circuit fabrication processes to manufacture CMOS logic, mixed-mode, volatile and non-volatile memory and BiCMOS chips. Taiwan Semiconductor is an affiliate of Philips Electronics N.V. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM): The shares recently traded at $55.28, down $0.13, or 0.23%. Its market capitalization is $92.92 billion. They have traded in a 52-week range of $45.98 to $59.84. Volume today was 8,237,628 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 17,833,800 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 21.98, while trailing earnings are $2.52 per share. The company pays a dividend of $0.86 per share for a dividend yield of 1.50%. About the company: QUALCOMM, Inc. develops and manufactures digital wireless communications equipment. The Company licenses its Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) intellectual property to other companies, and produces CDMA-based integrated circuits; equipment and software used to track workers and assets; software for wireless content enablement; and offers services to deliver multimedia content. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA): The shares recently traded at $14.46, up $0.14, or 0.98%. Its market capitalization is $8.73 billion. They have traded in a 52-week range of $11.47 to $26.17. Volume today was 17,685,075 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 21,168,500 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 16.13, while trailing earnings are $0.90 per share. About the company: NVIDIA Corporation designs, develops, and markets three dimensional (3D) graphics processors and related software. The Company’s products provide interactive 3D graphics to the mainstream personal computer market. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Spreadtrum Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:SPRD): The shares recently traded at $26.70, down $0.06, or 0.22%. Its market capitalization is $1.30 billion. They have traded in a 52-week range of $8.59 to $28.85. Volume today was 2,136,863 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 1,228,640 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 13.16, while trailing earnings are $2.03 per share. The company pays a dividend of $0.16 per share for a dividend yield of 0.60%. About the company: Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops, and markets baseband processor solutions for the wireless communications market. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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