New User:

-or-
Username:
Password:
Forgot your password?

Stock Market & Financial Investment News

News Breaks
June 2, 2014
11:08 EDTQCOM, SWKS, BRCM, AVGOBroadcom rises after plan to explore options for baseband unit
Shares of Broadcom (BRCM), which provides semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, are rising this morning after the company said it will explore strategic alternatives for its cellular baseband business. WHAT'S NEW: Broadcom said it will explore strategic options for its cellular baseband business, including a possible sale or wind-down, and has hired hired JPMorgan (JPM) to assist. A sale or wind-down of the business would reduce expenses by about $700M, and the company said non-GAAP research and development and selling, general and administrative expenses are expected to be reduced by around $600M. Broadcom expects to reinvest about $50M of the savings on an annualized basis into projects in the broadband, infrastructure and connectivity businesses, it noted. WHAT'S NOTABLE: In conjunction with the announcement, Broadcom updated its second quarter outlook. It still sees Q2 revenue of $2B-$2.1B, against analysts' consensus estimates of $2.05B, and it now expects both GAAP and non-GAAP product gross margin to be at or above the high end of its previously-guided range, driven principally by mix. The company's previous adjusted product gross margin view was for an increase of 75 basis points to 175 basis points. ANALYST REACTION: Sterne Agee thinks the wind down of the Broadcom unit improves the positioning of peer Qualcomm (QCOM) and the firm also expects that rivals Avago (AVGO) and Skyworks (SWKS) will benefit from Broadcom's move. PRICE ACTION: Broadcom is trading up $2.61, or 8.2%, to $34.49 in late-morning trading. Meanwhile, Qualcomm is up modestly to $80.32, Avago is up fractionally to $70.99 and Skyworks is down 0.5% to $43.09.
News For BRCM;QCOM;AVGO;SWKS From The Last 14 Days
Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.
1 | 2 | 3 | all recent news | >>
February 25, 2015
16:18 EDTAVGOAvago reports Q1 EPS $2.09, consensus $1.94
Reports Q1 revenue $1.64B, consensus $1.64B. Q1 gross margin was $826M, or 51% of net revenue.
16:12 EDTAVGOAvago to acquire Emulex for $8 per share in cash
Subscribe for More Information
16:10 EDTAVGOAvago to acquire Emulex for $8 per share in cash
Subscribe for More Information
15:26 EDTAVGOAvago technical comments before earnings
Subscribe for More Information
15:05 EDTAVGONotable companies reporting after market close
Notable companies reporting after the market close, with earnings consensus, include salesforce.com (CRM), consensus 14c... Avago Technologies (AVGO), consensus $1.94... L Brands (LB), consensus $1.80... Workday (WDAY), consensus (6c)... BioMarin (BMRN), consensus (59c)... Concho Resources (CXO), consensus 84c... Antero Resources (AR), consensus 28c... Medivation (MDVN), consensus $1.34... Transocean (RIG), consensus 77c... Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM), consensus 9c... SINA Corporation (SINA), consensus 18c.
09:53 EDTQCOMCredit Suisse technology analysts hold an analyst/indusr
Analysts provide takeaways from Qualcomm, Cisco and Arista Networks on an Analyst/Industry conference call to be held on February 25 at 10 am.
05:54 EDTQCOMStocks with implied volatility below IV index mean; FOSL QCOM
Subscribe for More Information
February 24, 2015
07:19 EDTBRCMSusquehanna to hold a summit
Subscribe for More Information
06:06 EDTQCOMStocks with implied volatility below IV index mean; FOSL QCOM
Subscribe for More Information
February 23, 2015
08:29 EDTAVGOAvago shares should be bought ahead of earnings, says Pacific Crest
Subscribe for More Information
06:11 EDTQCOMStocks with implied volatility below IV index mean; FOSL QCOM
Subscribe for More Information
February 22, 2015
17:25 EDTQCOMChip designer CEVA takes on Qualcomm in China, Bloomberg says
Subscribe for More Information
February 20, 2015
11:47 EDTQCOMQualcomm mentioned positively at Pacific Crest
Subscribe for More Information
04:50 EDTQCOMStocks with implied volatility movement; QCOM KO
Subscribe for More Information
February 19, 2015
10:15 EDTQCOMQualcomm spikes on activist speculation, levels to watch
Subscribe for More Information
10:07 EDTQCOMQualcomm calls active on speculation of an activist investor stake
Qualcomm February 70 and 71 calls are active on 12K contracts (1K puts) on speculation of an activist investor stake. February call option implied volatility is at 20, March is at 19; compared to its 26-week average of 22 according to Track Data. Active call volume suggests traders taking positions for large near term price movement.
09:50 EDTQCOMRumor: Qualcomm moves up on speculation of an activist investor stake
Subscribe for More Information
February 18, 2015
08:43 EDTQCOMIAC, Qualcomm, Amazon seen as breakup candidates, Bloomberg says
Website holding company IAC/InterActiveCorp (IACI), chipmaker Qualcomm (QCOM), and e-commerce giant Amazon.com (AMZN) are all see by analysts as potential candidates for breakups or spin-offs, according to Bloomberg's "Real M&A" column. Reference Link
07:13 EDTQCOMNational Association of Regulatory Utility Commission to hold a meeting
Subscribe for More Information
05:57 EDTQCOMStocks with implied volatility below IV index mean; MSFT QCOM
Subscribe for More Information
1 | 2 | 3 | all recent news | >>

Sign up for a free trial to see the rest of the stories you've been missing.

I agree to the theflyonthewall.com disclaimer & terms of use