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November 30, 2010 08:19 ET

Analyst Research on Texas Instruments Inc. and National Semiconductor Corporation - Semiconductor- Broad Line Sector Scared of Christmas Lists

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - November 30, 2010) - offers investors comprehensive research on the semiconductor - broad line industry and has completed analytical research on Texas Instruments Inc. (NYSE: TXN) and National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE: NSM). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches. 

The holiday shopping season always gives investors a good idea about new trends taking place in various retail influenced industries. The Semiconductor - Broad Line sector has a lot to be worried about this winter as many consumers add new tablet PC's to their wish lists. While the semiconductor sector as a whole has been up around 11% so far this year, a large turnout for tablet sales could hurt this sector's value as tablet sales erode traditional laptop and desktop PC sales. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the semiconductor - broad line industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Texas Instruments Inc. and National Semiconductor Corporation; all investors need to do is register for a complimentary membership at

It is estimated that one less PC is sold for every 2 tablets sold. While some companies that are positioned in the tablet PC chip market will see an uptick in demand due to this new trend, consumer electronics (like the new tablets) typically offer lower margins than laptop or desktop computers. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the semiconductor - broad line industry.

Tablet companies are also beginning to choose to employ makers of smartphone technology over those in the semiconductor sector. While there is a lot of variance in tablet sale forecasts, high volumes could signal a shift in the computing world that could make this a bitter holiday season for many companies within the Semiconductor- Broad Line sector. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

For the third quarter 2010, Texas Instruments Inc. saw earnings soar by 60% to $859 million on a revenue increase of 30% to $3.74 billion. The world's largest analog-chip maker expects a slower fourth quarter citing a soft computing market amongst others that could negatively impact its financial results. Investors looking for free research on Texas Instruments Inc. are welcome to sign up at for our new report. 

Conversely, National Semiconductor Corporation which reported its fiscal first quarter results back in September with net income of $88.8 million on revenue of $412 million. The company is expected to release its fiscal 2nd quarter results on December 9th. Investors looking for complimentary research on National Semiconductor Corporation are welcome to sign up at for our new report. 

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