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Technical Roundup on Semiconductor Stocks -- InvenSense, Microsemi, Fairchild Semiconductor Intl., and Applied Optoelectronics

NEW YORK, September 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Pre-market, has lined up four Semiconductor Integrated Circuits equities for assessment: InvenSense Inc. (NYSE: INVN), Microsemi Corp. (NASDAQ: MSCC), Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc. (NASDAQ: FCS), and Applied Optoelectronics Inc. (NASDAQ: AAOI). According to the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics' industry forecast in June, global semiconductor revenue is expected to decline 2.4% year-over-year to $327 billion in 2016. Sign up today and download for free the research reports for the stocks covered today at:


San Jose, California headquartered InvenSense Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 866,335 shares on Thursday and finished the trading session 0.81% lower at $7.33. The Company's shares have gained 7.48% in the last one month and 17.66% over the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 6.43%. Furthermore, shares of InvenSense, which designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells sensor systems on a chip in the US, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, France, Canada, Slovakia, and Italy,  have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 49.67.

On September 01st, 2016, research firm ROTH Capital resumed its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock, issuing a target price of $9 per share. INVN complete research report is just a click away at:


On Thursday, Aliso Viejo, California headquartered Microsemi Corp.'s shares recorded a trading volume of 1.61 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 932,020 shares. The stock ended the session 3.48% higher at $40.73. The Company's shares have gained 3.40% in the last one month, 19.41% over the previous three months, and 24.98% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 10.00% above its 50-day moving average and 17.48% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Microsemi, which designs, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions in the US, Europe, and Asia, have an RSI of 64.52.

On August 22nd, 2016, research firm Mizuho reiterated its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $42 a share to $46 a share.

On September 7th, 2016, Microsemi announced the availability of its PDS-EM-8100 Power-over-Ethernet 2.5 Gbps Multiplexer. As the first device of its kind, the unique offering enables installations of new 802.11ac access points with 2.5 Gbps rates without the need to replace the Ethernet switch with a 2.5G NBASE-T interface. The complimentary report on MSCC can be downloaded at:

Fairchild Semiconductor Intl. 

Sunnyvale, California-based Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc.'s stock ended the day 0.05% lower at $19.92. A total volume of 1.22 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 915,260 shares. The Company's shares have gained 0.25% in the last month. The stock is trading 0.71% above its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Fairchild Semiconductor International, which through its subsidiary, Fairchild Semiconductor Corp., designs, develops, manufactures, and markets power analog, power discrete, and non-power semiconductor solutions worldwide, have an RSI of 61.51.

On September 2nd, 2016, ON Semiconductor Corp. announced that it has extended its previously announced tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Fairchild Semiconductor for $20.00 per share in cash pending the satisfaction of the conditions to the Offer set forth in the merger agreement entered into on November 18th, 2015, between ON Semiconductor and Fairchild. The Offer will now expire one minute following 11:59 p.m. ET, on September 16th, 2016, unless further extended as required or permitted by the merger agreement. Sign up for your complimentary report on FCS at:

Applied Optoelectronics  

Shares in Sugar Land, Texas headquartered Applied Optoelectronics Inc. recorded a trading volume of 537,419 shares, which was above their three months average volume of 362,930 shares. The stock ended the session 0.86% higher at $20.02. The Company's shares have advanced 43.31% in the last month, 86.06% over the previous three months, and 16.67% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 50.91% and 42.04%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Applied Optoelectronics, which designs, manufactures, and sells fiber-optic networking products primarily for Internet data center, cable television, and fiber-to-the-home networking end-markets, have an RSI of 85.23.

On August 25th, 2016, Applied Optoelectronics announced that it has received initial orders for its market-leading 40 Gbps QSFP+ and 100 Gbps QSFP28 optical transceiver modules from a new hyper-scale datacenter customer. Download the research report for free on AAOI at:


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