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Market Intelligence Center  5 hrs ago  Comment 
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented trade-picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on FreeScale Semiconductor Inc. (FSL). Look at the Jan. '16 $30.00 covered call for a net debit in the $28.55 area. This trade has a...
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 1  Comment 
A day after gory details of Sheena Bora murder case were revealed by police in court, her biological father today came out in the open for the first time while skeletal remains purportedly of the...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 24  Comment 
After Friday’s trading in FreeScale Semiconductor Inc. (FSL) the algorithms behind MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artifical Intelligence Center picked out a trade that offers a 4.13% or 10.47% (for comparison purposes only), while providing...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 11  Comment 
Monday’s trading in FreeScale Semiconductor Inc. (FSL) gives options traders an opportunity for a 10.84% return. By selling the Dec. '15 $40.00 call and buying the Jan. '17 call at the $17.00 level for a net debit of $20.75, traders will book a...
Automotive World  Jul 21  Comment 
Sophisticated radar technology enables highly integrated solutions engineered to boost adoption of next-generation radar-based ADAS in mainstream vehicles Building on their long-standing relationship, Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE:FSL) and...
Market Intelligence Center  Jul 6  Comment 
FreeScale Semiconductor Inc. (FSL) was selected by MarketIntelligenceCenter.com’s trade-picking algorithms today after trading between $39.65 and $40.12 on Thursday before closing at $40.06. A diagonal spread using a long position in the Jan....
Forbes  Jun 30  Comment 
Freescale Semiconductor (and soon to be NXP Semiconductors NV) had their technology ecosystem last week in Austin, TX. The introduction this week of the new Freescale Semiconductor Single Chip System Module (SCM) has gotten me back to thinking...
Automotive World  Jun 23  Comment 
Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL) has introduced the world’s smallest single chip module (SCM) for the Internet of Things (IoT). As the IoT requires more processing horsepower to be packed into ever smaller spaces, Freescale’s new SCM line...
Automotive World  Jun 1  Comment 
Embedded processing leader now ships more devices with copper wire than gold; Automotive customers among the many leveraging the thermal, electrical and reliability advantages of Freescale’s copper wire technology Only two years after launching...
Benzinga  May 27  Comment 
Retrophin Inc (NASDAQ: RTRX) shares gained 8.56 percent to touch a new 52-week high of $29.17 following news that the company will sell priority review voucher to Sanofi SA (ADR) (NYSE: SNY). Cyan Inc (NYSE: CYNI) shares reached a new...




 
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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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