SOURCE: Paragon Financial Limited

Paragon Financial Limited

January 30, 2012 08:20 ET

Memory Chip Makers Posting Mixed Results

The Paragon Report Provides Equity Research on SanDisk & Netlist

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Jan 30, 2012) - The semiconductor - memory chip industry has posted mixed results of late. While the Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) market has shown signs of recovery in recent months, DRAM module manufacturers continue to turn to NAND flash and other value-added memory products to boost sales dented by weak demand and overcapacity. The Paragon Report examines investing opportunities in the Semiconductor - Memory Chips Industry and provides equity research on SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK) and Netlist Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST). Access to the full company reports can be found at:

According to DRAMeXchange Technology Inc., the average price of the benchmark DDR3 2 gigabit, 256Mx8 1333 megahertz device was set at US$0.88 in the second half of December. The prices of DRAM chips, which are used in personal computers, suffered from sustained falls since September 2010 when the price peaked at $4.34. Floods in Thailand last year also cut demand for DRAM chips.

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SanDisk Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets NAND-based flash data storage card products that are used in various consumer electronics products. Shares of the company took a hit last week after the company warned that weaker demand from some mobile device manufacturers would hurt its revenue in the first half of this year.

SanDisk said that its fiscal fourth-quarter net income fell 42 percent on higher costs and one-time charges. Revenue rose 19 percent to $1.58 billion from $1.33 billion last year. Analysts expected revenue of $1.46 billion.

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