Tuesday, November 8, 2011, 7:45 AM
Signet (SIG) jumps up 5% in premarket trading after the firm is named to the S&P MidCap 400 index to replace recently acquired Varian Semiconductor (VSEA). The switch will be effective on Nov. 10.
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Friday, January 14, 2011, 3:30 PM
Today's semiconductor surge pushes not just high-profile chipmakers like Broadcom (BRCM +2.7%) and Nvidia (NVDA +1.5%) to new 52-week highs, but at least 15 others, as well. They include both chip manufacturers and component and gear suppliers, such as Atmel (ATML +0.4%) and Applied Materials (AMAT +7.4%).
Monday, January 3, 2011, 1:56 PM
Goldman Sachs gets downbeat on a handful of semiconductor and semiconductor gear makers, believing their recent strong performance means there's now less upside. In particular, Goldman cut from Buy to Neutral Analog Devices (ADI), Linear Technology (LLTC), Lam Research (LRCX), and KLA Tencor (KLAC).
Thursday, October 28, 2010, 5:29 PMVarian Semiconductor (VSEA): FQ4 EPS of $0.79 beats by $0.05. Revenue of $259M (+120%) vs. $257M. Shares +1.3% AH. (PR)