|Bid||81.15 x 100|
|Ask||81.99 x 300|
|Day's Range||81.00 - 82.00|
|52 Week Range||65.32 - 84.65|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||21.74|
|Dividend & Yield||2.00 (2.42%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Texas Instrument's performance depends largely on auto, industrial, communications, enterprise and personal electronics markets.
Given that most companies in the space have a track of beating on earnings and saw positive estimate revision, semiconductor ETFs will likely get a boost in the coming days.
STMicroelectronics NV (ADR) (NYSE:STM) is a Switzerland-based specialized semiconductor company. Today, RFID are chips are everywhere, primarily because of two key functions: They allow real time remote tracking of goods and they provide for much more efficient inspection of goods when they are being shipped from the factory to the retailer. Basically, they work like this: A factory in China fills a container with shirts destined for the U.S. The shirts as well as the container are fitted with RFID tags, so that container as well as each shirt can be tracked. When the container lands in the U.S., a quick scan of the container tag tells customs as well as the longshoremen, where the package came from and where it is supposed to go with a simple scan gun.