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TheStreet.com  Jan 28  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. are gaining by 24.10% to $32.70 in mid-morning trading on Wednesday, after the company reported its 2014 fourth quarter earnings results which came in higher than analysts had...
Benzinga  Jan 28  Comment 
In a report published Wednesday, Credit Suisse analyst John W. Pitzer reiterated an Outperform rating on Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. (NYSE: FSL), and raised the price target from $30.00 to $35.00. In the report, Credit Suisse noted, “Our...
Automotive World  Jan 27  Comment 
Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. (NYSE:FSL) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full-year ended December 31, 2014. Highlights include: Fourth Quarter GAAP Results Fourth Quarter Non-GAAP Results* Net sales of $1.10 billion...
Market Intelligence Center  Jan 9  Comment 
After Thursday’s trading in FreeScale Semiconductor Inc. (FSL) MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's option trade-picking algorithms uncovered a trade that offers a 5.08% or 26.48% (for comparison purposes only), while providing 13.94% downside...
Market Intelligence Center  Jan 5  Comment 
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented trade-picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on FreeScale Semiconductor Inc. (FSL). Look at the Mar. '15 $23.00 covered call for a net debit in the $21.90 area. This trade has a...
Forbes  Dec 29  Comment 
In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component Freescale Semiconductor Ltd (NYSE: FSL) was identified as having a larger market cap than the smaller end of the S&P 500, for example Iron Mountain Inc...
Market Intelligence Center  Dec 17  Comment 
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented trade-picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on FreeScale Semiconductor Inc. (FSL). Look at the Mar. '15 $21.00 covered call for a net debit in the $20.06 area. This trade has a...
Market Intelligence Center  Dec 12  Comment 
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented trade-picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on FreeScale Semiconductor Inc. (FSL). Look at the Mar. '15 $22.00 covered call for a net debit in the $20.86 area. This trade has a...
TheStreet.com  Dec 5  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Freescale Semiconductor were gaining 5.6% to $24.74 Friday after Evercore upgraded its rating for the broad line chipmaker. Evercore upgraded Freescale Semiconductor to "buy" from "hold," saying it expects the...




 
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Freescale Semiconductor, Inc (NYSE:FSL) is a global leader in embedded processing semiconductors and solutions, where an embedded process includes the combination of embedded processors, semiconductors and software. Often times, the embedded processor products include microcontrollers, single- and multi-core microprocessors, applications processors and digital signal processors used in the automotive, networking, industrial and consumer markets. The company is poised for rapid growth in the Brazil, Russia, India and China - BRIC countries based on a long history of partnerships in the region. [1]

The electronics industry is well positioned to continue sustained growth with the strong future demand for electronics that require embedded preprocessor technology. Devices that require this technology can be found in all facets of future electronic applications including various hybrid and all-electric vehicles, next generation wireless networking infrastructure and smart phone, automotive safety, smart grid, portable medical devices, and even consumer appliances. The International Data Corporation (“IDC”), estimates the growth for these micro processors to increase by a compounded 8% annual growth rate in the upcoming years, reflecting the growth for electronic content in industrial, automotive, medical, communications and consumer businesses. [2]

The company's initial public offering of stock on the NYSE occurred on May 25, 2011. The company offered 43.5M shares each for $18, which was at the low end of the $22-$24 price range. The offering raised a total of $783M. The lead managers of the IPO were Citigroup (C) and Deutsche Bank AG (DB). [3]

During the full year 2010, the company reported a total revenue of $4.46B and incurred a net loss of $1.053B.[4]

  1. FSL S-1/A 2011 PROSPECTUS SUMMARY "Overview" pg 1-4
  2. FSL S-1/A 2011 PROSPECTUS SUMMARY "Overview" pg 1-6
  3. Renaissance Capital - IPO Home "Freescale Semiconductor prices IPO at $18, below the range" 25 May 2011
  4. FSL S-1/A 2011 PROSPECTUS SUMMARY "Summary Financial Information" pg 9



Freescale bought SigmaTel for $110 million in February 2008. [5]




References

  1. FSL S-1/A 2011 PROSPECTUS SUMMARY "Overview" pg 1-4
  2. FSL S-1/A 2011 PROSPECTUS SUMMARY "Overview" pg 1-6
  3. Renaissance Capital - IPO Home "Freescale Semiconductor prices IPO at $18, below the range" 25 May 2011
  4. FSL S-1/A 2011 PROSPECTUS SUMMARY "Summary Financial Information" pg 9
  5. Freescale
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