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November 30, 2010 08:23 ET

Opinions on Analog Devices Inc. and Maxim Integrated Products Inc. - What's in Store for Broad Line Semiconductors for the Holiday Season?

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - November 30, 2010) - www.stockcall.com/ offers investors comprehensive research on the semiconductor - broad line industry and has completed analytical research on Analog Devices Inc. (NYSE: ADI) and Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM). Register with us today at www.stockcall.com/ 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.

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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 https://stockcall.com/development/stockcall/page.php?name=register.html 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 www.stockcall.com/ to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

A week back, Analog Devices Inc. reported its fiscal 4th quarter with net income of $225 million that is more than double of net income posted in the same quarter in 2009. Revenue for the quarter surged by 35% to $770 million. Investors looking for free research on Analog Devices Inc. are welcome to sign up at www.stockcall.com/ADI301110.pdf.

Back in October, Maxim Integrated Products Inc. posted its fiscal 1st quarter report with profits tripling to $117.6 million on revenue of $ 626.1 million. Investors looking for free research on Maxim Integrated Products Inc. are welcome to sign up at www.stockcall.com/MXIM301110.pdf.

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