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TSMC

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WiLAN announces IP framework agreement with TSMC

Wi-LAN, a Quarterhill (QTRH) company, announced that it has entered into a new seven-year intellectual property framework agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSM). The new framework agreement grants TSMC certain rights under semiconductor process technology patents currently owned by WiLAN. The agreement also establishes an annual subscription basis for TSMC to obtain rights to certain future semiconductor process technology patents acquired by WiLAN. The framework further includes patent assignments to TSMC based on a mutually agreed selection process. This agreement is separate from the agreement announced by WiLAN on April 1, 2016 regarding the Polaris Innovations Limited portfolio, which remains in place. All other terms of the agreement are confidential.

QTRH

Quarterhill

$1.81

-0.04 (-2.16%)

TSM

TSMC

$41.62

-0.09 (-0.22%)

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TSM TSMC
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TSMC downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley
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TSMC, Himax downgraded to Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley
As previously reported, Morgan Stanley analyst Charlie Chan downgraded TSMC (TSM) and Himax (HIMX), both to Equal Weight from Overweight, citing a realignment of his investment preferences in the Greater China Semiconductor segment following relative 2017 outperformance compared to the Taiwan Index. While he expects both companies to benefit from long-term trends - in the case of TSMC, HPC demand, and in the case of Himax, Android 3D sensing - he believes that is now reflected in their stock prices.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Square (SQ) downgraded to Sell from Neutral at BTIG with analyst Mark Palmer saying he believes the stock's valuation reflects "emphatic and unimpeded growth" but fails to factor in the risks facing the company from increasing competition from First Data's (FDC) Clover, Vantiv (VNTV) and others. 2. Western Digital (WDC) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst Katy Huberty saying she believes the NAND industry is entering a downturn for the first time since early 2016. 3. Norfolk Southern (NSC) downgraded to Sell from Hold at Loop Capital with analyst Rick Paterson saying the company's operating efficiency metrics "look like a bit of a disaster at present." 4. TSMC (TSM) and Himax (HIMX) were downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley. 5. Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at UBS with analyst Dennis Geiger saying the risk/reward is more balanced following the recent share rally. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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TSMC recent weakness a buying opportunity, says Citi
Citi analyst Roland Shu sees the recent weakness in shares of TSMC as an "enhanced" buying opportunity. The company's "strong" Q4 is on track and Q1 is likely to be better than expected, Shu tells investors in a research note. The analyst has a Buy rating on the shares with a price target of NT$269.

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