SOURCE: Wall Street Equity Research

Wall Street Equity Research

January 26, 2011 08:15 ET

Professional Research on Applied Materials Inc. and Novellus Systems Inc. -- Semiconductor Equipment Companies Continue to Benefit From Tablet and Smartphone Sales

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - January 26, 2011) - allows shareholders to gain full understanding of the economic and market forces influencing the semiconductor equipment & materials industry, and offers free research on industry players Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) and Novellus Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: NVLS). Register today at to receive free research reports on these companies.

The semiconductor industry had a great year in 2010 and by association, semiconductor equipment and materials companies have also been doing well. The Semiconductor Industry Association recently released figures for November, stating that sales rose over last year but dipped slightly against October 2010 sales. Despite this slight decrease in sales, 2010 is expected to be a record year for semiconductor sales when the figures come in. The boom in tablets and smartphones in 2010 has been leading the industry's growth and is expected to continue into 2011. The industry has also benefited from chips being used in more products such as automobiles and solar products. Visit us at to understand the catalysts and forces driving or affecting semiconductor equipment & materials stocks. is a specialized website where investors can have complete access to free reports on semiconductor equipment & materials industry; traders looking for analyst opinions on Applied Materials Inc., Novellus Systems Inc. and other players in the industry are welcomed to sign up for a free one year membership at

While solar products do not yet make up a very large portion of semiconductor sales, as the world continues to struggle with climate change, such products are becoming increasingly prolific and could become an area of significant growth for semiconductor products. One company expected to post profits in their upcoming quarterly earnings reports is Novellus Systems Inc. which will release their report on January 31st. Shareholders and investors can sign up today at to download the full reports on Novellus Systems Inc.

The semiconductor industry and those which supply it are well known for high levels of competition. Companies are dedicated to innovation as a way to stay ahead and maintain their clients. Applied Materials Inc. is a company focused on innovation and it has recently re-arranged their team of executives to better excel in this area. Shareholders and investors can sign up today at to download the full reports on Applied Materials Inc.

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