Benzinga  Nov 10  Comment 
Below are the top mid-cap semiconductor-broad line stocks on the NYSE and the NASDAQ in terms of return on investment. The trailing-twelve-month return on investment at Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) is 14.50%. Freescale Semiconductor's...
Automotive World  Oct 23  Comment 
Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. (NYSE:FSL) today announced financial results for the third quarter ended October 3, 2014. Highlights include: GAAP Results Non-GAAP Results* Gross margin of 46.3% Net sales of $1.21 billion Earnings per share...
Automotive World  Oct 21  Comment 
Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) today introduced a comprehensive hardware/software development system for enabling automotive grade Ethernet connectivity for next generation infotainment, instrument cluster, camera telematics and rear seat...
Automotive World  Oct 20  Comment 
Highly integrated tire pressure monitoring device combines the smallest package and lowest power consumption for improved safety through precise tire pressure sensing Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) today introduced the FXTH87 tire pressure...
TheStreet.com  Oct 13  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aFreescale Semiconductor Ltd. was downgraded to "sector perform" from "outperform" at Pacific Crest on Monday. The firm said it lowered its rating on the company, which is a provider of embedded processing solutions,...
Market Intelligence Center  Sep 24  Comment 
After closing Tuesday at $21.07, FreeScale Semiconductor Inc. (FSL) presents an attractive opportunity to get a 5.43% return in just 87 days, which is an annualized return of 22.78% (for comparison purposes only). To enter this trade, sell one...
Market Intelligence Center  Sep 17  Comment 
After Tuesday’s trading in FreeScale Semiconductor Inc. (FSL) the algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artifical Intelligence Center picked out a trade that offers a 5.65% or 21.95% (for comparison purposes only), while providing...
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 8  Comment 
SBICap SecuritiesFirstsource Solutions (Buy)CMP: ₹40.10Target: ₹52Firstsource Solutions (FSL) is a leading global provider of customised business process manageme...
Automotive World  Sep 3  Comment 
Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) celebrated the first year of the Freescale Discovery Lab, an incubator where inventors of the next big thing pursue high risk, high reward ideas. Based in Austin, Texas at the company’s headquarters in Oak...


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]


  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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