Collaborations, Q2 Results and Awards - Research Report on First Solar, SunPower, Fairchild Semiconductor International, Cabot

   Collaborations, Q2 Results and Awards - Research Report on First Solar,
 SunPower, Fairchild Semiconductor International, Cabot Microelectronics, and
                              Hittite Microwave

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NEW YORK, August 5, 2013

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Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting First
Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR), SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ: SPWR), Fairchild
Semiconductor International Inc. (NYSE: FCS), Cabot Microelectronics Corp.
(NASDAQ: CCMP), and Hittite Microwave Corporation (NASDAQ: HITT). Today's
readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price
targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

First Solar, Inc. Research Report

On July 30, 2013, First Solar, Inc. (First Solar) hailed a report that AGL
Energy Limited (AGL) has finalized financial close for two utility-scale solar
photovoltaic (PV) projects, for which the Company is constructing a 102MW [AC]
solar plant at Nyngan and a 53MW solar project at Broken Hill. First Solar has
executed engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts, to supply
its advanced thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules and provide EPC services to
the PV projects. The Company will also provide maintenance support for a
period of five years once the solar farms are operational. Michael Fraser,
AGL's Managing Director, commented, "AGL is delighted to be working with First
Solar and drawing on the team's global expertise in this industry. We are
eager to get this nationally significant project underway, and together we
will provide the experience and commercial stability to help ensure the
successful construction of the two solar plants." The Full Research Report on
First Solar, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-01/FSLR ]

SunPower Corporation Research Report 

On July 31, 2013, SunPower Corporation (SunPower) reported financial results
for Q2 2013. The Company posted total revenues of $576.5 million, down 3.3%
YoY during the quarter. Net income was $19.6 million or $0.15 per diluted
share, in Q2 2013, compared to a net loss of $84.2 million or $0.71 per
diluted share, in Q2 2012. Tom Werner, President and CEO of SunPower,
commented, "SunPower's strong results in the second quarter reflect solid
operational execution, as well as continued demand for our high efficiency
systems in both the power plant and distributed generation channels across all
major geographies. Our North American business continues to be the cornerstone
of our success as we completed panel installation at the California Valley
Solar Ranch (CVSR) with full project completion expected by year end.
Construction of the 579-megawatt (MW) Solar Star Projects for MidAmerican
Solar continues." The Full Research Report on SunPower Corporation - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-01/SPWR ]

Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc. Research Report 

On July 23, 2013, Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc.'s (Fairchild
Semiconductor) Chief Technology Officer, Dan Kinzer, was honored with the
"ISPSD Contributory Award" at the 25th International Symposium on Power
Semiconductor Devices and Integrated Circuits (ISPSD) 2013. The ISPSD
Contributory Award is presented to members who have made outstanding
contributions to expanding technical fields. During the 25th anniversary of
ISPSD, Dan Kinzer was one of eight individuals selected to receive this honor,
for his over 20 years of involvement and contribution to the establishment and
growth of ISPSD as a world-leading international symposium in the field of
power semiconductor devices. Having invented over 100 US Patents and multiple
international patents, authored numerous scientific and trade articles, Mr.
Kinzer served as General Chairman of the ISPSD, is also a member of IEEE and
EDS. The Full Research Report on Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-01/FCS ]

Cabot Microelectronics Corp. Research Report

On July 30, 2013, Cabot Microelectronics Corp. (Cabot Microelectronics)
announced financial results for Q3 FY 2013 (period ended June 30, 2013). The
Company's total revenues declined 4.9% YoY to $110.0 million, and net income
of $15.5 million was up 17.0% YoY, during the quarter. William Noglows,
Chairman and CEO of Cabot Microelectronics, commented, "We are pleased with
our strong financial performance this quarter, which we believe reflects the
continued successful execution of our strategic business initiatives, coupled
with strengthening of overall semiconductor industry demand that we had
anticipated to occur during the quarter. Our revenue grew by almost 10 percent
sequentially, and notably, revenue from our Pads business grew by 14 percent
compared to the prior period." The Full Research Report on Cabot
Microelectronics Corp. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings
and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-01/CCMP ]

Hittite Microwave Corporation Research Report

On July 25, 2013, Hittite Microwave Corporation (Hittite Microwave) announced
financial results for Q2 2013. The Company posted revenue of $68.6 million, up
4.9% YoY and up 1.3% QoQ. Net income for the quarter was $18.0 million or
$0.58 per diluted share, marking a 5.1% YoY increase and 2.6% QoQ increase.
Hittite Microwave anticipates its Q3 2013 revenues to be in the range of $66.5
million to $68.5 million and net income to be in the range of $16.7 million to
$17.7 million, or $0.54 to $0.57 per diluted share. The Full Research Report
on Hittite Microwave Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.InvestorsReports.com/report/2013-08-01/HITT ]

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