JP Morgan: Analysts Like These 6 Semiconductor Stocks Now

JP Morgan (NYSE:JPM) issued a report this morning saying that it liked the following semiconductor companies:

  • Intel (NASDAQ:INTC):  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $17.60 to $23.96 and most recently traded at $22.44.  Its market capitalization is $118.98 billion, its trailing P/E ratio is 10.49, it earned $2.14 over the past 12 months, and it pays a dividend of $0.72 per share, for a yield of 3.2%.  About the company: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products. Competitors to Watch: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA), Oracle Corp (NASDAQ:ORCL), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Broadcom (NASDAQ:BRCM), Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), Micron Tech (NASDAQ:MU), ARM Holdings (NASDAQ:ARMH) and Texas Instruments Inc. (NYSE:TXN).
  • Texas Instruments (NYSE:TXN):  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $22.94 to $36.71 and most recently traded at $32.92.  Its market capitalization is $38.23 billion, its trailing P/E is 12.4, it earned $2.66 per share last year, and it pays a dividend of $0.52 per share, for a yield of 1.6%.  About the company: Texas Instruments Incorporated is a global semiconductor company that designs and supplies analog technologies, digital signal processing  and microcontroller  semiconductors. The Company also operates materials and controls, and educational and productivity solutions businesses. Texas Instruments has manufacturing or sales operations in countries around the world.
  • Xilinx (NASDAQ:XLNX):  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $23.96 to $37.23 and most recently traded at $36.63.  The market capitalization is $9.73 billion, its trailing P/E ratio is 15.33, it earned $2.39 per share last year, and it pays a dividend of $0.76 per share, for a dividend yield of 2.1%.  About the company: Xilinx, Inc. designs, develops, and markets complete programmable logic solutions. The Company’s solutions include advanced integrated circuits, software design tools, predefined system functions delivered as cores of logic, and field engineering support. Xilinx sells its products through several channels of distribution to customers in the United States and overseas.
  • Analog Devices (NYSE:ADI):  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $27.45 to $43.28 and most recently traded at $39.46.  Its market capitalization is $11.82 billion, its trailing P/E ratio is 13.65, it earned $2.89 per share last year, and it paid a dividend of $1 per share, for a yield of 2.5%.  About the company: Analog Devices, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets integrated circuits used in analog and digital signal processing. The Company’s products are used in communications, computer, industrial, instrumentation, military/aerospace, automotive, and high-performance consumer electronics applications. Analog Devices sells its products worldwide.
  • ON Semiconductor (NASDAQ:ONNN):  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $6.07 to $11.95 and most recently traded at $10.63.  Its market capitalization is $4.73 billion, its trailing P/E ratio is 15.87, and it earned $0.67 per share last year.    About the company: ON Semiconductor Corporation supplies analog, standard logic, and discrete semiconductors for data and power management. The Company’s products include integrated circuits, and analog ICs. ON also offers discrete semiconductors in a variety of surface mount and standard packages.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Yahoo! Finance.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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