4. As of noon trading, Maxim Integrated Products ( MXIM) is up $0.30 (0.9%) to $32.10 on light volume Thus far, 761,262 shares of Maxim Integrated Products exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $31.80-$32.27 after having opened the day at $31.98 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.80.

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. engages in designing, developing, manufacturing, and marketing various linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits worldwide. The company also provides various high-frequency process technologies and capabilities for use in custom designs. Maxim Integrated Products has a market cap of $9.4 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 8.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Maxim Integrated Products a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Maxim Integrated Products as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Maxim Integrated Products Ratings Report now.

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