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NEW YORK, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (NYSE: TSM), Adobe Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE), Avago Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO), F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV) and 3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. Analyst Notes
On April 17, 2014, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (Taiwan Semiconductor) reported financial results for Q1 2014. The Company reported 11.6% YoY increase in net revenues to NT$148.2 billion ($4.9 billion). Net income during the quarter came in at NT$47.8 billion as compared to NT$39.5 billion in Q1 2013. Lora Ho, Senior Vice President and CFO of TSMC, said, "Driven by better than expected 4Q'13 business, IC companies have turned more positive on their 2014 outlook. Meanwhile, the low level of supply chain inventory has prompted the IC companies to begin restocking inventory actively. Thanks to the better performance and higher yield and reliability of our advanced technologies, we saw a strong rebound of demand for our leading nodes extending beyond the first quarter." The Company expects revenue for Q2 2014 to range between NT$180 billion and NT$183 billion. The full analyst notes on Taiwan Semiconductor are available to download free of charge at:

Adobe Systems Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 22, 2014, Adobe Systems Inc. (Adobe) announced the release of its Social Media Intelligence Report which analyzed paid, earned and owned social media trends for Q1 2014. According to the Adobe Digital Index report, Facebook's ad business demonstrated a click through rate (CTR) of 20% and 41% QoQ increase in ad impressions. The report also stated that revenue per visit (RPV) from Facebook grew by 2% QoQ, while RPV from Twitter and Tumblr declined by 23% and 36%, respectively, following a strong holiday quarter. The Company informed that its Social Media Intelligence Report is the industry's most comprehensive analysis and is based on 260 billion Facebook ad impressions, 226 billion Facebook post impressions, 17 billion referred visits from social networking sites, and seven billion brand post interactions including comments, likes and shares. The full analyst notes on Adobe are available to download free of charge at:

Avago Technologies Limited Analyst Notes
On April 10, 2014, Avago Technologies Limited (Avago) announced that Micron Technology, Inc. (Micron) has licensed Avago's 28nm Low Power 30Gbps Serializer/Deserializer (SerDes) IP for its next generation Hybrid Memory Cube (HMC) devices. Commenting on the development, Frank Ostojic, Vice President and General Manager of the ASIC/ASSP Product Division at Avago, said, "We are pleased that our SerDes technology plays a vital role in Micron's next generation HMC offering. We are excited about participating in the major shift in memory technology that HMC represents." The Company informed that Avago, with over 350 million SerDes channels shipped, has an established history of delivering reliable, high-performance cores that support a wide range of industry specifications such as PCI Express, Fibre Channel, XAUI, CEI, 10GBASE-KR, SFI, and IEEE 802.3ba. The full analyst notes on Avago are available to download free of charge at:

F5 Networks, Inc. Analyst Notes
On April 23, 2014, F5 Networks, Inc. (F5) released its financial results for Q2 FY 2014 (period ended March 31, 2014). The revenues for the quarter rose 19.9% YoY to $420.0 million. Net income for Q2 FY 2014 came in at $69.6 million or $0.91 per diluted share as compared to $63.4 million or $0.80 per diluted share in Q2 FY 2013. Analysts at Thomson Reuters had expected a profit of $1.33 per share on revenue of $428.7 million. John McAdam, F5 President and CEO, commented, "During the quarter, strong demand for our software-defined application services resulted in 22 percent year-over-year product revenue growth." The Company informed that for Q3 FY 2014 (period ending June 30, 2014), it expects revenue to range between $428 million and $438 million with a GAAP earnings target of $0.99 to $1.02 per diluted share. The full analyst notes on F5 are available to download free of charge at:

3D Systems Corp. Analyst Notes
On April 23, 2014, 3D Systems Corp. (3DS) announced that its Medical Modeling™ Virtual Surgical Planning (VSP®) technology, which involves the combination of its production grade 3D printing and personalized surgery tools, has enabled surgeons to conduct complex surgical procedures on the smallest patients with more confidence in safety and success. The Company informed that this technology allows surgeons to capture a digital model of the patient directly from an MRI or CT scan and work with 3DS' Medical Modeling experts to create a detailed surgical plan and then 3D print physical models and custom surgical guides from 3DS' biocompatible stereolithography (SLA) materials. Andy Christensen, Vice President, Personalized Surgery and Medical Devices 3DS, said, "The ability to work seamlessly from a proprietary digital thread to a virtual and, ultimately, an actual world gives surgeons never-before-possible precision and control." The full analyst notes on 3DS are available to download free of charge at:

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