Dividends, Public Offering Pricing, Conference, Financial Reports, New Products - Analyst Notes on Applied Materials, Xilinx,

    Dividends, Public Offering Pricing, Conference, Financial Reports, New
  Products - Analyst Notes on Applied Materials, Xilinx, First Solar, Analog
                            Devices, and RF Micro

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NEW YORK, March 13, 2014

NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Applied
Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT), Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX), First Solar, Inc.
(NASDAQ: FSLR), Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI), and RF Micro Devices, Inc.
(NASDAQ: RFMD). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of
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Applied Materials, Inc.Analyst Notes

On March 4, 2014, Applied Materials, Inc. (Applied Materials) reported that
the Company's board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend
amounting to $0.10 per share payable on the Company's common stock. The
Company added that the dividend is payable to stockholders on June 12, 2014 of
record as of May 22, 2014. The full analyst notes Applied Materials, Inc. are
available to download free of charge at:



Xilinx, Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 5, 2014, Xilinx, Inc. (Xilinx) announced the pricing of public
offering amounting to $1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of its senior
unsecured notes. Of these notes, $500 million will mature on March 15, 2019 -
offered at a par price of 99.477%, and the remaining will mature on March 15,
2021 - offered at a par price of 99.281%, with coupon rates of 2.125% and
3.000%, respectively. The Company expected to receive approximately $991.8
million after deducting underwriting discounts, and the net proceeds will be
used to pay a substantial portion of the redemption and/or conversion price of
3.125% Junior Subordinated Convertible Debentures due 2037 redeemable by
Xilinx on March 17, 2014. The full analyst notes on Xilinx, Inc. are available
to download free of charge at:



First Solar, Inc. Analyst Notes

First Solar, Inc. (First Solar) posted on its events page that the 2014
Analyst Meeting will be held on March 19, 2014. The 2014 Analyst Meeting will
start at 9:00 a.m. Additional information and/or updates regarding the said
event will be made available through the Company's website. The full analyst
notes on First Solar, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:



Analog Devices, Inc. Analyst Notes

On February 18, 2014, Analog Devices, Inc. (Analog Devices) reported its Q1 FY
2014 financial results (period ended February 1, 2014). Revenues for Q1 FY
2014 jumped 1.0% YoY to $628.2 million, while it was down 7.4% on a sequential
basis. Net income for the quarter was $152.6 million or $0.48 per diluted
share, compared to $131.2 million or $0.42 per diluted share in Q1 FY 2013.
Vincent Roche, President and CEO, Analog Devices, said, "In January, order
rates began to improve. We ended the quarter with a book to bill that was
above one and we expect this momentum to continue in the second quarter. We
are planning for revenue growth and solid operating leverage in the second
quarter on improving factory utilization and a good mix of business." The full
analyst notes on Analog Devices, Inc. are available to download free of charge



RF Micro Devices, Inc. Analyst Notes

On February 26, 2014, RF Micro Devices, Inc. (RF Micro) further expanded its
portfolio of antenna control solutions (ACS) by adding multiple new products.
The new products include the RF1149 - a low on-resistance single pole
quadruple throw (SP4T) routing switch which helps improve link quality and
data throughput; the RF1141A - a rugged, low loss single pole double throw
(SPDT) antenna tuner; the RF1107/8/9 - a family of programmable tuners
optimized for radiated efficiency of all active bands in multi-band LTE mobile
devices; and the RF1155 - the successor to the Company's recently announced
first generation impedance tuner, the RF1105. The Company further informed
that both the RF1105 and RF1155 optimize power transfer to the antenna, while
the RF1155 adds advanced carrier aggregation capabilities. The full analyst
notes on RF Micro Devices, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:



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