Technical Briefing on NXP Semiconductors, Avago Technologies, LDK Solar, and Intersil

 Technical Briefing on NXP Semiconductors, Avago Technologies, LDK Solar, and

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LONDON, April 18, 2013

LONDON, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The technology sector weighed down by lower-than-expected quarterly financial
numbers by industry giants like Intel. The sector's benchmark index NASDAQ
closed 1.84 percent lower at 3,204.67, following the bearish trend in broader
markets. Major semiconductor companies like NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:
NXPI), Avago Technologies Ltd (NASDAQ: AVGO), LDK Solar Co. Ltd (NYSE: LDK)
and Intersil Corp (NASDAQ: ISIL) also closed lower for the day. StockCall has
posted free technical research reports on NXPI, AVGO, LDK, and ISIL and these
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NXP Semiconductors NV's stock is up 4.73 percent on a YTD basis, despite its
7.04 percent decline in the previous trading session. The stock closed at
$26.56 after trading in the range of $26.30 and $28.23. It shows a bearish
streak and may touch $26.12 level. Its second support level is at $24.97. It
traded 6.31 million shares during Wednesday's session, up from its average
trading volume of 3.10 million. NXP Semiconductors grew 9.98 percent in the
past 52 weeks and has shown some recovery in 2013. It is currently trading
below its short-term moving average price of $29.05. The company commands
market capitalization of $6.69 billion. Download the free report on NXPI upon
registration at

Avago Technologies Ltd closed its Wednesday's trading session at $32.40, down
6.29 percent from its previous close. The stock shows a neutral trend but
currently is in the oversold territory with Relative Strength Index of 34.66.
It is likely to see some growth in the coming sessions and may find resistance
at $33.00. Upon breaching this level, it may go up to $33.84 level. Avago's
stock traded 6.4 million shares during yesterday's session, and it oscillated
in the range of $32.28 and $33.77. The stock has declined 13.08 percent in the
past 52 weeks, and its price range for the same time period stands between
$29.70 and $37.94. AVGO technical report can be accessed for free by signing
up at

LDK Solar Co. Ltd is trading below its long-term moving average price,
indicating a neutral trend. It also closed its latest trading session at
$1.08. The stock remained flat with below average volume of 1.17 million
shares. LDK Solar trades at beta of 2.83, making the stock a volatile
proposition. The stock declined 20 percent this year. It traded in the range
of $0.71 and $3.50 in the past 52 weeks and lost 66.14 percent of its value
during the same time period. Its market capitalization stands at $137.34
million. Free report on LDK can be accessed by registering at

Intersil Corp. extended its 52-weeks losses to 28.87 percent by closing its
previous trading session 4.44 percent lower. The stock closed at $7.54, with
trading volume of 1.42 million shares, while its regular trading volume stands
at 888,794. It is down 6.91 percent on a YTD basis. The company is currently
in a bearish mode and is expected to go up to $7.70 in the coming trading
sessions. Its next resistance level is at $7.81. On the downside, it is
expected to face its first support level at $6.50. Intersil's shares traded in
the range of $6.31 and $11.27 in the past 52 weeks. Register with StockCall
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