NEW YORK (
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lowered its fourth-quarter outlook Thursday, saying it's seeing weak demand just about everywhere with wireless chips the sole exception.
The Dallas-based semiconductor maker, whose products are used in tablets, smartphones, and a wide variety of other electronics, now sees earnings of 21 to 25 cents a share for the quarter ending this month with revenue expected to range from $3.19 billion and $3.33 billion.
The company's previous view was for earnings of 28 to 36 cents per share on revenue of $3.26 billion to $3.54 billion in the quarter.
The current average estimate of analysts polled by
is for a profit of 48 cents a share in the quarter on revenue of $3.41 billion.
In its statement, TI cited "lower demand across a wide range of markets, customers and products, except for Wireless applications processors" for the view.
The stock was last quoted at $28, down 6.4%, on after-hours volume of nearly 600,000.
Written by Chris Ciaccia in New York
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