Avnet Q4, FY 2020 Sales Slip From Prior Year

Avnet, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVT) today announced results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 27, 2020. Fiscal Fourth Quarter Key Financial Highlights: Sales of $4.2 billion, compared with $4.3 billion in the previous quarter and $4.7 billion in the prior year quarter. GAAP diluted earnings per share from continuing operations of $0.53, compared with loss per share of $0.33 a year ago. Non-GAAP adjusted…

U.S. Moves to Cut Huawei’s Access to Global Chip Suppliers

The global electronics supply chain could be bracing for another disruption as the U.S. government moves to block semiconductor shipments from global chip makers to Huawei Technologies, the Chinese 5G and networking giant. Chip makers deal directly with large global customers such as Huawei, but electronics distributors often manage the logistics of semiconductor shipments to local markets. Most…