In 2022, chip stocks delivered a less-than-desired performance, with many headwinds negatively impacting businesses. However, these three reward their shareholders with dividends, providing a nice buffer to the volatility these stocks can experience.
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is the world's largest company, Warren Buffett's largest holding, and one of the most successful stocks of this millennium. In order to improve its products and maintain or expand its already-high margins, Apple has embarked on a new strategy: to design more and more of the semiconductors that will go into its smartphones, computers, and other electronic devices. This plan entails some risk, but also could deliver a lot of advantages for Apple if it's successful.
Broadcom Inc. (AVGO) closed at $585.03 in the latest trading session, marking a +0.58% move from the prior day.