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Thursday, Jul 5
2012, 12:20 PM
Mobile phone sales will come in well below normal seasonality in Q2 and Q3, predicts Raymond...
Mobile phone sales will come in well below normal seasonality in Q2 and Q3, predicts Raymond James' Tavis McCourt. Nonetheless, McCourt, who's far from alone in expressing such a view, expects sales to rebound sharply in Q4 with the help of new phone launches. As a result, he thinks Q2 could represent a bottom for chipmakers such as Qualcomm (QCOM), Skyworks (SWKS), and RF Micro (RFMD), whose shares have already been hit by reports of order cuts.