RBC's upgrade of Freescale Semiconductor (FSL -1.4%) is riddled with so many negatives, it's...

|About: Freescale Semiconductor Inc. (FSL)|By:, SA News Editor

RBC's upgrade of Freescale Semiconductor (FSL -1.4%) is riddled with so many negatives, it's little wonder shares are lower. FQ1 results (in April), long-term revenue growth and gross margins likely will come up short, the firm says. But FSL should de-leverage its massive debt pile in coming years, which would decrease the rate on its remaining debt, boosting EPS.