|Bid||57.30 x 200|
|Ask||57.92 x 200|
|Day's range||56.87 - 57.53|
|52-week range||33.77 - 60.89|
|PE ratio (TTM)||18.13|
|Earnings date||14 Feb 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.40 (0.70%)|
|1y target est||68.50|
William Priest: Trees don’t grow to the sky, but I am going to repeat two picks from last year that have gone up a lot because I believe they will keep rising. The first is Universal Display [OLED], an $8 billion-market-cap company. When a colleague of mine discovered the company, he told us that it was the best stock idea he had seen in 30 years.
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Will the Market Force Be with Micron in Fiscal 2018? The increasing adoption of AI (artificial intelligence) and AR/VR (augmented/virtual reality) in Smartphones, industries, and gaming is driving memory content in the data center, mobile, embedded, and graphics spaces. The memory market is highly consolidated yet very competitive, keeping Micron Technology (MU) on its toes, ready to innovate and move to more advanced technologies.
Shares of chip manufacturing giant Taiwan Semiconductor (TSM) are up $1.06, or 2%, at $44.19, after the company this morning reported Q4 profit that topped expectations and a forecast for this quarter’s revenue just slightly below consensus, which should all be music to chip investors’ ears, according to a first pass by Mehdi Hosseini of Susquehanna. Today’s report follows a robust outlook for chips yesterday by chip equipment maker AMSL (ASML) that boosted chip and chip equipment stocks. Hosseini, looking over the results, notes the company expects the semiconductor industry overall to rise in revenue terms by 6% to 8% this year.
Shares of Applied Materials (AMAT) surged over 5% on Wednesday to inch closer to their 52-week high as the company gets off to a hot start in the New Year, following a stellar 2017.
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