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Zacks Industry Rank Analysis Highlights: Texas Instruments, Kyocera, Altera, TTM Tech and Freescale - Press Releases
12/1/2011 8:30:00 AM
For Immediate Release
Chicago, IL - December 1, 2011 - Stocks featured in this week's Zacks Industry Rank analysis include Texas Instruments ( TXN ), Kyocera ( KYO ), Altera ( ALTR ), TTM Tech ( TTMI ) and Freescale ( FSL ).
Zacks Industry Rank Analysis is written by Dirk Van Dijk, CFA, Chief Equity Strategist, Zacks.com.
Tech Base Crumbling
The larger semiconductor industry is broken down into a large
number of smaller "industries" based on the type of chip they make.
Of the 50 lowest ranked "industries," 14 are involved in these
basic building blocks of technology. Even more startlingly, eight
of the 10 worst are from that group.
The valuations on these firms are all over the lot, ranging from
seemingly super-cheap low-single-digit levels based on 2012
earnings, to those where the P/E cannot be calculated because the
firms are expected to lose money. If you have a strong stomach and
a long-term investment horizon, it might be worth taking a flyer on
the super-cheap ones such as
), but even so you would probably be better off waiting a few weeks
to do so.
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