Investors Conferences, Financial Results, and Long-term Strategic Partnerships - Research Report on NVIDIA, Microchip, GT

Investors Conferences, Financial Results, and Long-term Strategic Partnerships
  - Research Report on NVIDIA, Microchip, GT Advanced Technologies, ARM, and
    ItronInvestors Conferences, Financial Results, and Long-term Strategic
Partnerships - Research Report on NVIDIA, Microchip, GT Advanced Technologies,
                                ARM, and Itron

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NEW YORK, November 7, 2013

NEW YORK, November 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting NVIDIA
Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA), Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), GT
Advanced Technologies Inc. (NYSE: GTAT), ARM Holdings plc. (NASDAQ: ARM), and
Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI). Today's readers may access these reports free of
charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings -
via the links below.

NVIDIA Corporation Research Report

On October 31, 2013, NVIDIA Corporation (NVIDIA) reported that it will
participate at two upcoming conferences for the financial community. NVIDIA
informed that it will first present at the Wells Fargo Securities Technology,
Media & Telecom Conference on Tuesday, November 12, 10:45 a.m. PT (1:45 p.m.
ET) at the Waldorf Astoria, New York; and then at the UBS Global Technology
Conference on Thursday, November 21, 2:45 p.m. PT (5:45 p.m. ET) at Cavallo
Point, Sausalito, California. The Company will host a live audio webcast of
both presentations which will be accessible via its website, where a replay of
each webcast will also be available seven days following the events. The Full
Research Report on NVIDIA Corporation - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at:

[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/77fb_NVDA]

Microchip Technology Inc.

On October 30, 2013, Microchip Technology Inc. (Microchip) reported its
financial results for Q2 FY 2014 (period ended September 30, 2013). GAAP net
sales for the quarter were $492.7 million, up 6.5% QoQ and up 28.5% YoY. Net
income came in at $99.8 million, or $0.46 per diluted share in Q2 FY 2014, up
from net income of $78.6 million, or $0.37 per diluted share in Q1 FY 2014 and
also up from a net loss of $21.2 million or $0.11 per diluted share in Q2 FY
2013. Commenting on the results, Steve Sanghi, President and CEO of Microchip
said, "We were very pleased with our execution in the September quarter.
Looking at the September quarter compared to the year ago quarter,
microcontrollers grew 22.9%, analog grew 25.2% and licensing grew 23.4%, all
achieving new revenue records." The Full Research Report on Microchip
Technology Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/a8bd_MCHP]

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. Research Report

On November 4, 2013, GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (GT) reported financial
results for Q3 FY 2013 (period ended September 28, 2013). The Company's
revenue for the quarter was $40.3 million, including $28.6 million in
polysilicon, $4.4 million in photovoltaic (PV), and $7.3 million in sapphire;
as compared to revenues of $110.1 million in Q3 FY 2012. Gross margin for the
quarter was 44.1%, as compared to 31.8% in Q3 FY 2012. The Company reported
non-GAAP net loss of $19.4 million during the quarter, versus net income of
$0.7 million in Q3 FY 2012. Tom Gutierrez, GT's President and CEO, commented,
"We are very excited about this agreement with Apple as it represents a
significant milestone in GT's long term diversification strategy. By
leveraging the new materials operation and our enhanced R&D efforts, we will
be well positioned to drive the growth of other sapphire opportunities,
including the expansion of our LED and industrial sapphire businesses in
partnership with our ASF customers." The Full Research Report on GT Advanced
Technologies Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/f3b4_GTAT]

ARM Holdings plc Research Report

On November 5, 2013, ARM Holdings plc (ARM), along with Rockchip Electronics
Co., Ltd. (Rockchip), announced that the latter has acquired a subscription
license of a broad range of ARM advanced technologies. Commenting on this,
Antonio Viana, Executive Vice President, Commercial and Global Development at
ARM said, "Rockchip and ARM have a successful long-term strategic partnership
that has been proven by Rockchip's ARM Cortex-A9 processor and Mali-400 MP GPU
powered RK31 series and RK30 series solutions. This agreement will help
Rockchip to strengthen its industry leadership position in China and worldwide
and to address the challenges and opportunities posed by demanding consumers
of mobile internet and smart home devices." Feng Chen, Chief Marketing
Officer, Rockchip, added, "Rockchip is dedicated to bringing cutting-edge CPU
and GPU technologies and solutions to our customers and end users to enable a
compelling user experience on mobile devices and at home." The Full Research
Report on ARM Holdings plc - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/fd1a_ARMH]

Itron, Inc. Research Report

On October 30, 2013, Itron, Inc. (Itron) reported its Q3 2013 financial
results. Itron's revenues were $495 million for Q3 2013, slightly lower as
compared to $504 million in Q3 2012. Gross margin for Q3 2013 was 30.3% versus
a margin of 34.1% in Q3 2012. Philip Mezey, Itron's President and CEO,
commented, "Our third quarter revenue and non-GAAP earnings performance
improved compared to the first two quarters of the year. Revenues increased
sequentially in each business line: electric, gas and water. I am also
encouraged by the progress of our ongoing efforts to improve efficiencies,
advance our pace of product development and to lower expenses." The Full
Research Report on Itron, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

[http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/eb65_ITRI]

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