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Finding top semiconductor stocks to buy involves understanding the health of markets that purchase chips for their products. Chip stocks have risen on hopes for a late 2019 market recovery.
Broadcom Inc. (AVGO) today announced the availability of its BCM65450 family of G.fast modem devices. As telecom operators drive toward gigabit broadband via fiber deployments, the existing twisted pair copper infrastructure often remains the fastest and most cost-effective method to complete the customer premise connection. The BCM65450, with the highest G.fast density available, is designed specifically to bridge this fiber-copper gap and get the operator to gigabit services revenue in the shortest possible time.
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Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) stock has had a tough time in 2019. While shares are up for the year, the stock has under performed its semiconductor peers. With the company losing CPU market share to Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD), it's no wonder investors have left INTC in the dust. In addition, the macroeconomic environment has not been friendly to INTC stock. Or to the chip space in general.Source: JHVEPhoto / Shutterstock.com While resumed trade talks have already resulted in "progress", investors remain skittish whether the U.S.-China trade fracas will lead to further headwinds for the chip space.But looking beyond these variables, Intel remains a solid stock to own. Selling at a low valuation, it offers value in a space dominated by speculative growth names. It pays a solid dividend, and has the cash flow to support it. While you may not see big gains from Intel, it may be a great blue chip opportunity. Let's take a closer look at Intel, and see why the stock may be a buy at today's price.InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Intel vs. AMDI believe the CPU wars are the most important factor when assessing Intel stock. While the trade war is a big risk, long-term AMD's purported recriminating of CPU market share threatens INTC's economic moat. Intel's dominant market share has given it pricing power and other advantages to ensure the stock remains a cash cow. But with AMD eating more of Intel's lunch, it seems that this gravy train could soon be over. * 7 Semiconductor Stocks to Buy Now But what is the truth behind the hype?It's no joke that AMD's Ryzen processors have been a game-changer. The success of this chip line has helped AMD seize more of Intel's CPU market share since 2017. AMD now has a staggering 30% market share of the CPU market. If this trend continues, AMD could reach market share it hasn't seen since the mid-2000s, when it had over 40% CPU market share.However, could this be but a short-term blip? Intel's market share losses are the result of their chip shortage. Their inability to adapt to 14-nanometre sized processor lead to supply issues. End-users simply switched from Intel to AMD.Perhaps AMD's market-share grab will taper off in the next few quarters. InvestorPlace's Ian Bezek believes so. In his Oct. 9 article, he pointed out how while AMD's market share has grown materially, it cooled off in the last quarter. However, as an aside, Bezek pointed out how Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) partnering with Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) for chips in their Surface tablets highlights market share risk. Mobile chips have not been successful in the past when used in tablets. But with improvements in technology, mobile chip makers like Qualcomm now offer a compelling alternative to Intel's x86 CPUs. Despite Headwinds, INTC Stock Is UndervaluedIntel stock trades at a low valuation relative to most of its peers. INTC trades at a forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 11.6. The stock's enterprise-value-to-EBITDA (EV/EBITDA) ratio is 7.7. Here are the respective valuations of INTC's key competitors:AMD: Forward P/E of 27.8, EV/EBITDA of 64.7Broadcom (NASDAQ:AVGO): Forward P/E of 12, EV/EBITDA of 14Qualcomm: Forward P/E of 18.3, EV/EBITDA of 8.4Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA): Forward P/E of 26, EV/EBITDA of 40Texas Instruments (NASDAQ:TXN): Forward P/E of 5.9, EV/EBITDA of 3.1One thing to keep in mind is Intel's lack of long-term revenue growth. Analyst consensus estimates revenue will only grow from $69.4 billion in 2019 to $70.9 billion in 2020. Clearly, INTC stock is no growth play. But Intel stock more than makes up for in terms of return of capital to shareholders.INTC stock currently pays a 2.42% yield. While not the highest yielding blue-chip, it is otherwise a solid dividend. With a payout ratio of just 35.92%, there's plenty of room to grow this in coming years. The average 5-year growth rate for the dividend has been 5.92%. * 10 Tech Stocks to Buy Now for 2025 Along with dividends, Intel has bought back a lot of stock. For the first half of 2019, they repurchased $5.6 billion worth of shares alone. These buybacks are accretive to Intel shareholders, as they improve earnings-per-share over the long-term. Bottom Line: Intel Is a Solid Long-Term InvestmentThere's not much of a "play" with INTC stock. The company's main appeal is their cash-generating status and relatively low valuation. Key risks like competition and China may already be priced into shares. But if both of these issues accelerate, it does threaten the bull case for Intel stock.So what's the call? Are you looking for a solid dividend payer? Consider Intel stock. Are you looking for a contrarian chip play? Perhaps look elsewhere. Whether or not INTC maintains its moat, it is unlikely the company will see monumental revenue growth. Other chip names may offer this proposition.As of this writing, Thomas Niel did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities. More From InvestorPlace * 2 Toxic Pot Stocks You Should Avoid * 7 Beverage Stocks to Buy Now * 10 Groundbreaking Technologies Created by Universities * 5 Semiconductor Stocks Worth Your Time The post Why Intel Stock Will Weather the Trade War Storm appeared first on InvestorPlace.
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 14, 2019 -- Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO) today announced the availability of its BCM68650 family of optical line termination (OLT) PON MAC devices. With.
Broadcom Inc. (AVGO) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.
Broadcom (AVGO) expands Wi-Fi 6 chip portfolio with latest BCM6710 chip that supports high-performance, low-latency and high-bandwidth applications.
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SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 10, 2019 -- Broadcom Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGO) today announced the availability of its 3x3 Wi-Fi 6 chip, the BCM6710, designed for WLAN applications including.
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The recent stock market slump continued, as concerns over the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks slated for this week weighed heavily on share prices.
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Europe's antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager said on Tuesday she preferred to use fines or other penalties on rule-busting companies rather than break them up, saying this approach would be less disruptive to the companies and the market. Vestager is staying on in her job as European Competition Commissioner for another five years and now enjoys additional regulatory power to target the technology industry as part of a broader role ensuring Europe is fit for the digital age. Vestager, a former Danish economics minister, has gained a reputation as a tough enforcer, notably with a record fine totaling more than 8 billion euros ($8.8 billion) on Alphabet unit Google for throttling rivals.
Chipmaker Nvidia is at the forefront of AI and machine learning, but earnings and share prices have dived. Here is what fundamental and technical analysis say about buying Nvidia stock now.
Competition chief supremo Margrethe Vestager is likely to face questions over her dual role as both a commissioner and executive vice-president for Europe Fit for the Digital Age during her hearing in front of MEPs on Tuesday. In her mission letter to Ms Vestager, president-elect Ursula von der Leyen assigned the commissioner the role of driving industrial policy to help Europe lead in digital matters and have first-mover advantage on new technologies.
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