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AMAT

Applied Materials

$46.81

-0.44 (-0.93%)

, NXPI

NXP Semiconductors

$109.86

0.15 (0.14%)

07:05
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07:05

Applied Materials appoints Dan Durn as CFO

Applied Materials (AMAT) announced that Dan Durn will join the company as senior vice president on August 7 and assume the role of CFO on August 24. Durn is currently CFO of NXP Semiconductors (NXPI). Bob Halliday will remain with the company to support a smooth transition and move to a new role focused on business development. Halliday is planning to retire towards the end of 2018.

AMAT

Applied Materials

$46.81

-0.44 (-0.93%)

NXPI

NXP Semiconductors

$109.86

0.15 (0.14%)

AMAT Applied Materials
$46.81

-0.44 (-0.93%)

07/11/17
FBCO
07/11/17
NO CHANGE
Target $54
FBCO
Outperform
Applied Materials well positioned for long-term growth, says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst Farhan Ahmad walked away from a Technology briefing for sell-side investors at Applied Materials' headquarters with greater confidence on the near-term industry outlook, and in the company's ability to outgrow its market segments over the long-term. The analyst continues to believe that market is pricing Applied Materials' secular growth as cyclical, and sees potential for multiple and earnings upside. He reiterates an Outperform rating and $54 price target on the shares.
07/10/17
DADA
07/10/17
NO CHANGE
DADA
Applied Materials analyst meeting to 'alleviate some concerns,' says DA Davidson
DA Davidson analyst Thomas Diffely says that Applied Materials' Analyst Meeting, scheduled for this afternoon, should alleviate fears that the cycle has peaked by highlighting its "multiple growth drivers." The analyst reiterates a Buy rating on the stock.
06/28/17
STFL
06/28/17
NO CHANGE
STFL
Applied Materials now better positioned for growth, says Stifel
After meeting with members of Applied Materials' Process, Diagnostics and Control group, Stifel analyst Patrick Ho says that the group and Applied' Materials' value proposition have reached positive turning points. Ho says that collaboration between the company's process groups and the process control group has improved, while the company is better positioned to deliver key innovations. He thinks the company can meet or exceed its goal of $300M in incremental process control revenue by 2019 and keeps a $55 price target and a Buy rating on the stock.
05/19/17
KEYB
05/19/17
NO CHANGE
KEYB
Applied Materials price target raised to $55 from $44 at KeyBanc
KeyBanc raised its price target on Applied Materials after the company reported beat and raise results. The firm expects the company to significantly raise its longer term targets at its Analyst Day later this year. It keeps an Overweight rating on the stock.
NXPI NXP Semiconductors
$109.86

0.15 (0.14%)

07/20/17
SBSH
07/20/17
NO CHANGE
Target $55
SBSH
Neutral
Qualcomm royalty rates will continue to decline, says Citi
Citi analyst Christopher Danely views Qualcomm's (QCOM) Q3 results as mixed and notes earnings guidance was reduced due to lower royalties and higher expenses. Qualcomm's royalty rates will continue to decline and the NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) deal "may be fraught with problems," Danely tells investors in a research note. He keeps a Neutral rating on the shares with a $55 price target.
06/28/17
MSCO
06/28/17
NO CHANGE
MSCO
Qualcomm could raise offer for NXP by 5%-10%, says Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst Craig Hettenbach notes that an index of semiconductor stocks has risen 29% since Qualcomm (QCOM) made its $110 per share offer for NXP Semicodnuctors (NXPI). The firm says that Qualcomm can raise its offer for NXP by 5%-10% "with minimal impact to its balance sheet and deal accretion." It keeps an Equal Weight rating on NXP
06/19/17
DBAB
06/19/17
INITIATION
Target $62
DBAB
Hold
Qualcomm reinstated with a Hold at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Ross Seymore reinstated coverage of Qualcomm (QCOM) with a Hold rating and $62 price target. While the current valuation is "enticing," uncertainty around the timing of the NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) deal closing and questions surrounding litigation with Apple (AAPL) are likely to keep the shares range-bound, the analyst contends.
06/19/17
DBAB
06/19/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $110
DBAB
Hold
NXP Semiconductors downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Ross Seymore downgraded NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) to Hold citing the stock's proximity to Qualcomm's (QCOM) all-cash takeout price of $110 per share. He continues to expect the deal to close by the end of 2017 at the announced price. Qualcomm is unlikely to pay a "meaningfully higher price" given the "lack of a viable second bidder," the analyst contends. He has a $110 price target for NXP shares. The chipmaker closed Friday up 9c to $109.09.

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