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10 Technology Stocks With Upside

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Cirrus Logic (CRUS), Magma Design Automation (LAVA), Amtech Systems (ASYS), Atmel Corp (ATML - Get Report), Spreadtrum Communications (SPRD), Westell Technologies (WSTL - Get Report), AXT Inc (AXTI - Get Report), MIPS Technologies (MIPS), Magic Software (MGIC - Get Report) and UniTek Global Services (UNTK) are 10 technology stocks expected to return up to 115%, based on their respective 12-month price targets.

During the past one year, these stocks have recorded exponential gains outperforming both their peers and the S&P 500. The stocks have gained anywhere between 100%-300% and are expected to have further upsides, according to analysts. Moreover, most of these stocks are trading at single-digit PEs much lower than the S&P 500 which is trading at a PE of 15.35.

10. Cirrus Logic is a premier supplier of high-precision analog and digital signal processing components for audio and energy markets. It develops ICs, board-level modules and hybrids for high-power amplifier applications branded as the Apex Precision Power line of products. The stock has gained 164% during the past one year.

During the third quarter ended Dec. 2010, total revenue increased 46.7% year-over-year to $95.6 million. Gross margin improved 132 basis points to 54.86%, while operating margin expanded 744 basis points to 24.17%. Subsequently, net income more than doubled to $24.6 million or 34 cents per share compared to $11.1 million or 17 cents per share a year ago. Analysts estimated earnings of 33 cents per share.

Going forward, the company expects to record revenue of $88-$94 million during the fourth quarter. This would represent an increase of 40%-50% year-over-year. Furthermore, gross margin is estimated to range between 54-56%.

Of the six analysts covering the stock, 50% recommend it a buy, while 33% rate it a hold. There is one sell rating on the stock. On average, analysts expect an upside of 37% to $28 in value from current levels.

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SPRD $0.00 0.00%
UNTK $0.01 0.00%
ATML $8.22 -0.12%
AXTI $2.58 -4.09%
MGIC $6.47 -0.46%


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