Applied Materials

AMAT +1.6% after analyst upgrade with 35% upside

Susquehanna upgrades Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) from Neutral to Positive and raises the price target from $60 to $72, which is 35% higher than …

Business

CES 2018: What It All Means For Our Connected Society Investment Theme

This week Tematica's investing mixologists Chris Versace and Lenore Hawkins are back to discuss the technology-infused CES 2018, an annual tradeshow, …

Business

After Dow 25,000, the Party Has to End. But When?

In the midst of a long-running bull market that is now reaching momentous proportions, most investors may well have forgotten that just two years ago, during the first five trading days of 2016, the market dropped 6 percent. It was the worst five-day start to a year ever and supposedly a harbinger …

Business

Dinner With Lam Research

LRCX valuation is still cheap.<p>Bitcoin mining is creating demand for new chips.<p>AI development exacerbating demand for chips as well.<p>It was one of …

Business

Ametek Is A Buy - Cramer's Lightning Round (1/3/18)

The demand for flash and DRAMs is fine.<p>Cramer is not a fan of Southern Company.<p>Nabors Industries' chart signals it can touch $9 if oil goes</b> …

Business

The Meteoric Rise In Semiconductor Equipment Stocks Should Moderate In 2018

Semiconductor equipment growth should slow from 44% in 2017 to just 11% in 2018.<p>While pockets of equipment revenues will still be strong, such as …

Business

Here's Why You Should Bet on Applied Materials (AMAT) Stock

<b>Applied Materials, Inc.</b> AMAT is currently one of the top-performing stocks in the technology sector and an increase in share price and strong …

Stocks

Micron, Broadcom, Semis Gain Amidst Upbeat November Data

Chip stocks are having a healthy start to the new year following data from the industry trade group, the Semiconductor Industry Association, that …

Markets

Nvidia, Other Chip Winners Seen Repeating Successes In 2018

Graphics-chip maker <b>Nvidia</b> (NVDA) is poised for another winning year in 2018, a Wall Street investment bank predicted Monday.X Evercore ISI analyst …

Western Digital

Watch Micron Stock Near This Incredibly Important Level

Investors should keep an eye on Micron (MU) stock Tuesday. Shares are surging almost 5% in the first trading day of 2018, but that momentum needs to …

Stocks

18 stocks that could rise 25% in 2018

If Bitcoin's too crazy a ride for you, here are 18 stocks that analysts say could enjoy their own personal bull runs in 2018.<p>The "18 stocks for '18" list includes oil and natural gas drillers and drug makers. It also spotlights an internet travel company and high-tech firms that make the digital …

Money

These Tech Stocks Should Be Avoided at All Costs

If someone were to tell me that Micron Technology (MU) would report an upside surprise of a pretty substantial magnitude and it would be unchanged I …

Business

Soaring SOX

At 1,266, the SOX has risen 32% this year, 92% in the last two years and still, say experts, has some steam left in it. Of all the 11 S&P sectors …

Electronics

Micron Stock Breaks Out Following Strong Earnings | Investopedia

Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) shares jumped nearly 4% on Wednesday after the company reported solid first quarter financial results. Revenue rose …

Markets

US STOCKS-Wall St set for strong open as tax bill nears passage

* Tax bill moves closer to being signed into law<p>* Micron jumps on strong forecast, boosting other chipmakers<p>* FedEx up on results, says new tax code …

Markets

Futures rise as tax overhaul bill nears passage

Dec 20 (Reuters) - U.S. stock futures pointed to strong gains for Wall Street on Wednesday after the Senate approved a sweeping $1.5-trillion tax bill, taking President Donald Trump closer to his first legislative victory.<p>The bill was approved on a 51-48 vote, but the Senate had to send it back to …

Markets

Wall Street edges lower, pauses as tax bill clears Congress

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes dipped on Wednesday, pausing after recent record highs as both houses of Congress approved a long-anticipated tax overhaul.<p>The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives gave final approval to a sweeping tax bill, which will be the largest …

Markets

US STOCKS-Wall St takes a breather as tax bill nears passage

* Tax bill moves closer to being signed into law<p>* Micron jumps on strong forecast, boosting chipmakers<p>* FedEx (NYSE:FDX) up on results, says new tax …

Markets

KLA Jumps 6%: No Longer Just About Lam, Applied, Says Keybanc

Shares of chip equipment maker <b>KLA-Tencor</b> (KLAC) are up $5.86, or almost 6%, at $111.49, after <b>Keybanc</b>’s <b>Weston Twigg</b> this morning raised his rating on …

Stocks

Applied Materials declares $0.10 dividend

• Applied Materials (NASDAQ:AMAT) declares $0.10/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.<br>• Forward yield 0.78%<br>• Payable March 14; for shareholders …

Stock Markets

Micron: Buy Any ‘Volatility,’ It’s a Cash Machine, Says Instinet

Another day, another positive note for <b>Micron Technology</b> (MU).<p>The shares are up 17 cents, or 0.4%, at $42.41, after <b>Instinet</b>’s <b>Romit Shah</b> this morning …

Stocks

US stock indexes veer lower in afternoon trade; oil rises

U.S. stocks indexes veered lower in afternoon trading Thursday, giving up early gains. Health care companies and banks accounted for most of the losses, outweighing gains among retailers and technology companies. Retailers got a boost from a government report that shows retail sales jumped in …

Markets

Is Qualcomm's NanoRing the Transistor of the (Near) Future?

Today’s advanced chips use transistors whose most prominent feature is a vertical fin of silicon through which current flows when the device is …

Engineering

Applied Materials Announces Cash Dividend

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Materials, Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly …

Santa Clara

4 Best Techs Stocks to Own in 2018: Fortune | Investopedia

The four best tech stocks to buy in 2018 are chipmaker NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), networking giant Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO), semiconductor …

Stocks

Stopping Company Secrets From Walking Out The Front Door

<i>This article was originally published at Stratfor.com.</i><p><b>By Scott Stewart</b><p>As threats of computer intrusions proliferate, many companies have rightly focused their efforts on fending them off. But few train their staffs on how to spot or respond to other techniques used to steal company secrets, …

Fortune 500

The Fed and The Bull: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Wednesday 12/13/17)

How can it be that the stock market is celebrating an interest rate hike -- the very thing that eventually kills all bull markets? Jim Cramer told …

Stocks

Micron: Buy It Despite Memory’s Weaker 2018, Says Morgan Stanley

’Tis the season to make next-year predictions, and <b>Morgan Stanley</b> chip analysts <b>Joseph Moore</b> and <b>Craig Hettenbach</b> and colleagues today offer up a group …

Markets

Applied Materials Is the One to Own in 2018 on Memory Spend, Says Stifel

<b>Chip equipment</b> maker <b>Applied Materials</b> (AMAT) is <b>Stifel Nicolaus</b>’s <b>Patrick Ho</b>’s favorite chip pick for 2018, again, and “very attractive on a valuation …

Indigenous Peoples

Don't Buy Snap - Cramer's Lightning Round (12/13/17)

Cramer prefers Finisar over Lumentum.<p>Don't buy Teva Pharmaceutical.<p>KEMET is a cheap stock.<p><b>Stocks discussed on the Lightning Round segment of Jim</b> …

Business