ARM Holdings (ARMH) +1.6% premarket after Benchmark raises its rating on the chip design firm’s...

|About: ARM Holdings, plc (ARMH)|By:, SA News Editor

ARM Holdings (ARMH) +1.6% premarket after Benchmark raises its rating on the chip design firm’s shares to Buy from Hold, based on two big catalysts: Microsoft's (MSFT) upcoming ARM-compatible version of Windows 8, which should spur the adoption for ARM-based processors for more mobile devices, and "a wave of licensing momentum" in the microcontroller market.