SOURCE: Equity Markets Inc

July 20, 2011 09:00 ET

Lighting Up the Competition - Research Report on Cree, Inc. and TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc.

MACAU--(Marketwire - Jul 20, 2011) - Today, announced its research report highlighting Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) and TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TQNT). Full content and research is available at

According to the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics, the global semiconductor market grew ninety-six percent over the last ten years and is expected to continue to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of eight percent. The Asia Pacific region has seen the most rapid growth over the past ten years and now accounts for more than fifty percent of the global semiconductor market, compared to less than twenty percent for the United States. The analog power management market is expected to grow to $12.1 billion in 2014, up from $9.9 billion in 2010 according to Gartner market research.

Equity Markets has reviewed Cree, Inc. as it develops and manufactures semiconductor materials and devices primarily based on silicon carbide (SiC), gallium nitride (GaN) and related compounds. It focuses its expertise in SiC and GaN on light emitting diode (LED) products. It also develops power and radio frequency (RF) products. Cree derives the largest portion of its revenue from the sales of its LED products, which include LED components, LED chips, LED lighting products and SiC wafers. Also included are revenues derived from government agencies to support the development of LED lighting. The full research report on Cree, Inc. (NASDAQ: CREE) is available here:

Equity Markets is covering TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. as a supplier of modules, components and foundry services for communications applications. TriQuint designs, develops and manufactures radio frequency (RF) solutions with gallium arsenide (GaAs), gallium nitride (GaN), surface acoustic wave (SAW), temperature compensated surface acoustic wave (TC-SAW), and bulk acoustic wave (BAW) technologies for customers worldwide. The full research report TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TQNT) is available here:

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