Chipset Updates: Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM)’s Developers Conference, Intel Corporation (INTC)’s Worry & Broadcom Corporation (BRCM)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM), Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS)

Analogix Demonstrates SlimPort Ultra-HD at Qualcomm’s Uplinq 2013 – Industry’s First 4K Mobile Solution (Sys-Con)
Analogix Semiconductor, Inc. today launched the industry’s first SlimPort® ultra high-definition (Ultra-HD) transmitter solutions, which enable smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices to connect with TVs, projectors and computer monitors to display movies, presentations and other content in up to 4K resolution. The company is demonstrating its new ANX781X family of SlimPort Ultra-HD transmitters during QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM)’s Uplinq 2013 mobile developers conference, Sept. 3-5, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront hotel.

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)

Intel Corp. Upgraded to Buy at Argus (INTC) (DailyPolitical)
Argus upgraded shares of Intel Corp. (NASDAQ:INTC) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning, reports. The firm currently has $28.00 price target on the stock. Intel Corp. (NASDAQ:INTC) traded up 0.41% on Friday, hitting $22.07. 14,281,043 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has a 52 week low of $19.23 and a 52 week high of $25.98. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $22.77 and its 200-day moving average is $22.87. The company has a market cap of $110.0 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.87.

First Week of September 21st Options Trading For Broadcom (BRCM) (Forbes)
Investors in Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM) saw new options begin trading this week, for the September 21st expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the BRCM options chain for the new September 21st contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest. The put contract at the $25.00 strike price has a current bid of 70 cents. If an investor was to sell-to-open that put contract, they are committing to purchase the stock at $25.00, but will also collect the premium, putting the cost basis of the shares at $24.30 (before broker commissions).

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) and Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Added to Equity Profile Report’s NASDAQ Gainers Watch List. (SBWire)
Equity Profile Report expands its NASDAQ Gainers Weekly Watch List adding QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) and Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO). QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) a company that designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital telecommunications products and services is currently up (+0.97%) on 6,058,225 shares traded. QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) is currently up (+18.24%) from its recent 52-week low which has prompted Equity Profile Report to add the stock to their NASDAQ Gainers Watch List.

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)’s analysts expressed serious concerns at the heavy surge in capital expenditures (NYSEPost)
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) had recently reported that the investors of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) would head for a depreciation nightmare in the forthcoming years. As the market for personal computers continues to decline faster than expected, Intel is facing serious concerns of lower than average selling price for its products and uninspiring shift of the revenue mix. The report had further added another problem of expected increase in the depreciation expenses in the near future quarters to result in pulling down of the net earnings to the company. It would take a big chunk out of the gross profit margins of the company and would result in heavy decline of the share prices…

Broadcom Announces Connectivity Platform for Wearable Computing Devices. (xBitLabs)
Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM), a developer of semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, has expanded its wireless Internet connectivity for embedded devices (WICED) portfolio with the introduction of WICED Direct. By integrating Wi-Fi Direct into the WICED platform, Broadcom is enabling OEMs to rapidly develop wearable products that communicate seamlessly to the cloud via smart mobile devices. “The value of a wearable device lies in its ability to connect to a smartphone or the Internet with minimal impact on battery life. As the market gains momentum, Broadcom is actively widening business opportunities in this growing space by offering the breadth of IP and customized components that enable creative new smart wearable devices to be connected,” said Rahul Patel, vice president of wireless connectivity combos marketing at Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM).

Intel to Release Haswell-Based Celeron Processors in Early 2014 (xBitLabs)
Although Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) will offer numerous Celeron- and Pentium-branded microprocessors based on low-power/low-cost Silvermont micro-architecture, the company will also use the brands to sell inexpensive products powered by its high-performance Haswell micro-architecture. While Intel Core i3 and Pentium chips featuring Haswell technology are due next month, Celeron processors based on the latest micro-architecture will only be available in early 2014.

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