Actions Semi Posts Mixed Results

Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACTS) (“Actions Semiconductor” or “the Company”), one of China’s leading fabless semiconductor companies that provides comprehensive portable multimedia and mobile internet system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for portable consumer electronics, today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. All financial results are reported on a…

Mixed Q1 For Microsemi

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today reported unaudited results for its first quarter of fiscal 2014 ended Dec. 29, 2013. Net sales for Microsemi’s first quarter of fiscal 2014 were $255.6 million. GAAP gross margin was 54.1 percent and GAAP operating margin was…

Maxim Revenue Up; Income Slides

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) http://www.maximintegrated.com  reported net revenue of $620 million for its second quarter of fiscal 2014 ended December 28, 2013, a 6% increase from the $585 million revenue recorded in the prior quarter. Reported revenue included $35 million from Volterra. Excluding Volterra, revenue was flat compared to the prior quarter. Tunc Doluca,…

Cypress Q4 Net Loss Widens

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (CY) today announced its fourth-quarter 2013 and fiscal year 2013 results, which included the remarks below from its president and CEO, T.J. Rodgers. Highlights for the quarter included: Earnings came in at high end of guidance Book-to-bill increased to 1.08, its highest level in almost two years Non-GAAP operating expenses at a…

Avnet Posts Record Q2

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) today announced results for the second quarter fiscal year 2014 ended December 28, 2013. Sales for the quarter ended December 28, 2013 increased 10.8% year over year to record sales of $7.4 billion; organic sales (as defined later in the document) grew 8.2% year over year and 8.1% in constant currency. Adjusted operating income…

Bosch Sales Up for 2013

According to preliminary figures, the Bosch Group increased its sales by 2.7 percent in 2013, to 46.4 billion euros, and this despite the difficult economic environment (adjusted previous-year figure: 45.2 billion euros). In the form of negative exchange-rate effects to the tune of some 1.5 billion euros, the strong euro places a considerable burden on…