SOURCE: StockCall


July 12, 2012 08:25 ET

Analyst Research on United Microelectronics Corp. and Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. -- 2nd Half of 2012 Looking Promising for Semiconductor Equipment and Materials Companies

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Jul 12, 2012) - offers free research on United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC) and Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (NYSE: ASX) from the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry. Access these reports by clicking on the links below or by copy and pasting those to your address bar.

Semiconductors equipment and materials companies could be gaining momentum again moving into the second half of the year. Recently released figures from the Semiconductor Industry Association indicate that global semiconductor sales in May were up 1.4 percent over April, marking the third consecutive month of sales growth. is an online platform where investors doing their due diligence on the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on United Microelectronics Corporation and Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. To see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future, please visit the link below.

The sluggish macro-economy remains a potential headwind for the industry but a slew of new releases could buy orders for back end companies such as United Microelectronics Corporation and Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. In the second quarter, we should see the introduction of Windows 8, a number of new Ultrabooks and tablets, as well as Apple's and Samsung's new smartphones. Investors and shareholders of United Microelectronics Corporation can simply register for our complimentary reports by clicking on the link below.

Advanced Semiconductor recently announced that it was confident in reaching its estimated shipment growth goal in the second quarter. The company also lately reported that its consolidated June sales grew 4.5 percent year-over-year. Meanwhile, United Microelectronics has announced a 1.13 percent year-over-year increase in revenue for June. The company is due to release its second quarter earnings and hosts its investor conference on the 25th of this month. Register now to have free access to our report on Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc., and to do so please click the link below.

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