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More on Raymond James' downgrade of Skyworks (SWKS -12.6%), TriQuint (TQNT -7.3%), and RF Micro...
More on Raymond James' downgrade of Skyworks (SWKS -12.6%), TriQuint (TQNT -7.3%), and RF Micro (RFMD -14.6%): Analyst Tavis McCourt calls Qualcomm's (QCOM -1.1%) RF front end announcement a "bombshell," given the mobile chip giant's track record. However, he grants Qualcomm's entry into new markets is often met with "modest success" at first. He thinks the solution, which Qualcomm claims offers superior integration and lower design times, is aimed at China. OEM products containing it are due in 2H. ANAD -8.1%. AVGO -2.5%.