1. Magnachip Semiconductor (MX) is a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products for consumer applications, such as mobile phones, digital televisions and digital cameras. The company will announce fiscal first-quarter results July 27.
Net income is forecast at $20 million on sales of $200 million compared to a loss of $30.7 million on $194.7 million sales, analysts polled by Bloomberg report. Earnings per share are pegged at 51 cents.
Recently, the company along with ELMOS Semiconductor, announced it would ramp up production and start delivery of 0.35µm automotive qualified processed wafers to ELMOS. These process technologies target the automotive semiconductor market.
Of the five analysts covering the stock, 80% says it's a "buy" and the rest a "hold." Analysts polled by Bloomberg expect the stock to gain an average 71.4% to $19.63 in value from current levels.