Though most analysts seem inclined to look past the bad news in weak chip sales, Barclays now...

|By:, SA News Editor

Though most analysts seem inclined to look past the bad news in weak chip sales, Barclays now expects semiconductor revenue growth to come in flat to 4% in 2012, worse than its prior view for a 2%-5% rise. The firm lowers its ratings on INTC +0.8%, AMAT +0.9%, FSL +1.9%, MCHP -1.6% and CODE +0.8% to Equal Weight from Overweight.