Today's Research on QUALCOMM and Arris Group: A Brief Look at the Industry

  Today's Research on QUALCOMM and Arris Group: A Brief Look at the Industry

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LONDON, February 12, 2013

LONDON, February 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The smartphone markethas exhibited significant growth in the last two years
and given a 42% year-over-year growth rate till date. 2012 final figures will
surely show robust performance.Regardless of some macroeconomicuncertainties
and volatilities, consumer inclination towards smartphone remains optimistic.
At the same time,tablet growth is showing some serious growth prospects. It
is estimated that tablets grew by over 250% in 2011, and will continue its
exponential growth for the next few years to hit 370 million unit sales by
2016. StockCall professionals have completed their technical analysis on
QUALCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM)andArris Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS); and these free
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The Chinese Blessing

Emerging markets, such as China, are exhibiting a huge growth in demand for 3G
smartphones. China is expected to increase its global smartphone market share
by 26.5% in 2012, leaping ahead of the U.S. that is at 18% roughly.With more
than a billion mobile users in China shifting from 2G to 3G, Chinese market
brings a huge opportunity to increase its global market share for QUALCOMM
Inc. It also presents an opportunity for other players, including Qualcomm, to
not only to benefit from its chipset sales growth but also earn a stable
revenue stream from license. Sign up for the free technical research on

QUALCOMM Latest Round of Earnings

Qualcomm reported a very strong set of results for Q1 FY2012, recording robust
growth of close to 30% in revenues and 35% in EBITDA over last year same
quarter. Both chipset sales and licensing sales had a healthy quarter as
demand for 3G/4G products proved very strong globally. Qualcomm's Snapdragons
featured at the high-end of the smartphone market. A strong last quarter as
well as an improved outlook for 2013 saw the stock rise more than 6% in recent
times. The current stock price is trading at $67.18 very close to its 52 week
high of $68.87.

Arris Group Inc. Earnings Snapshot

Arris Group Inc.'s current stock price is trading at $16.50 close to its
52-week high of $16.93. Net income in the fourth quarter of 2012 was $14.8
million, or 13 cents per share, relative to a net loss of $59.6 million, or 51
cents per share, seen in the previous year's quarter. Quarterly total revenue
was $344 million, up 22.4% year-over-year. In addition, quarterly revenue was
$272.7 million, up 28.7%, year-over-year in the Broadband Communications
Systems Segment. The outlook remains extremely bullish on the stock based on a
highly positive industry outlook and the opportunity presented by the huge
Chinese market. Be sure to read our latest technical research on Arris Group
Inc. by registering at 

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