Skyworks Solutions Inc.
) recently commenced volume production of several high performance
RF solutions, which are expected to support
) 5G WiFi chips.
These also include minicards for access points, routers and
customer premise equipment.
The continuous increase in the number of wireless devices used
by consumers along with the explosion of video consumption, are
congesting existing 802.11 a/b/g/n networks
Skyworks Solutions designs, manufactures, and markets a broad
range of high performance analog and mixed signal semiconductors
that enable wireless connectivity. The company's products include
power amplifiers (PAs), front-end modules (FEMs), radio frequency
(RF) sub-systems, and cellular systems.
Leveraging its core analog technologies, the company also offers
a diverse portfolio of linear integrated circuits (ICs) that
support automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, industrial
and medical applications.
Skyworks is optimistic about its partner Broadcom's
revolutionary wireless technology given its ubiquitous presence.
Consumers now want high-definition video at high speed on multiple
devices, anywhere and everywhere in the house - be it TV, or
getting transferred to tablets and smartphones.
In order to address this demand, Broadcom is actively working
with Skyworks to create 5G WiFi products of the best
Demand for mobile Internet applications is exploding with the
broad proliferation of smartphones, net books, note books, tablets
and other forms of embedded wireless devices. Skyworks Solutions
continues to consolidate its share across the mobile Internet
spectrum. This covers everything from net books and data cards to
smartphones, and even entry level handsets.
We recently upgraded our recommendation on Skyworks Solutions
Inc. to Outperform from Neutral. Currently, the stock carries a
Zacks #3 Rank, which translates into a short-term rating of Hold,
owing to an uncertain near-term environment.
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