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Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (NYSE: TSM), SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ: SNDK), Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN), Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ: BRCM) and Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.analystsreview.com/6108-100free.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited Research Reports
On August 21, 2014, Reuters reported that Taiwan's government is looking to sell 177 million shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSMC) in 2015 to raise TWD21.3 billion ($710 million). According to the report, the move is a part of the Taiwan government's plan to plug the country's budget deficit. Reuters reported that the Taiwan government plans to raise a total of TWD64.6 billion from divestments in 2015. The full research reports on TSMC are available to download free of charge at:
SanDisk Corp. Research Reports
On August 26, 2014, SanDisk Corp. (SanDisk) announced wider support for VMware® Horizon 6 and Virtual SAN™ with the introduction of a series of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and end user computing (EUC) solutions for Horizon 6. SanDisk stated that with this launch it is utilizing its ULLtraDIMM™ solid state drive (SSD) and Fusion ioMemory which, when combined with VMware's Horizon 6, will allow customers to deploy high-performance, cost-effective virtual desktop infrastructure solutions and increase virtual desktop density. Also, with the combination of solid-state hardware and software technology, SanDisk is enabling organizations select right deployment option for their environment so they can increase flexibility and reduce potential barriers to adoption. "Software-Defined-Storage allows enterprise customers to break traditional barriers between the compute, storage, and network layers of the data center. We can create innovative models leveraging software to increase ROI of existing storage infrastructure," said John Scaramuzzo, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Enterprise Storage Solutions, SanDisk. "The solutions for Horizon 6 and Virtual SAN are prime examples of how SanDisk continues to collaborate with VMware. These solutions are just the beginning of many advances that our partnership with VMware will bring to virtual desktop infrastructure deployments." The full research reports on SanDisk are available to download free of charge at:
Aruba Networks, Inc. Research Reports
On August 26, 2014, Aruba Networks, Inc. (Aruba) reported its Q4 FY 2014 financial results (period ended July 31, 2014). Total revenue was up 32.5% YoY to $202.9 million. Net loss during the quarter narrowed to $4.1 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, compared with net loss of $15.6 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, in Q4 FY 2013. On a non-GAAP basis, net income was $27.6 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, compared with $15.8 million, or $0.13 per diluted share in Q4 FY 2013. According to NASDAQ, analysts polled by Reuters expected Aruba's earnings for Q4 FY 2014 to be at $0.23 per share. Aruba's adjusted operating margin in the quarter jumped to 20.0% from 14.7% in Q4 FY 2013; however for full year FY 2014 adjusted operating margin declined to 17.6% compared with 18.6% reported in FY 2013. For FY 2015, the Company has raised its adjusted operating margin target to range between 21%-22%. The full research reports on Aruba are available to download free of charge at:
Broadcom Corp. Research Reports
On August 27, 2014, Broadcom Corp. (Broadcom) introduced a new development kit into its Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED™) family to enable developers to rapidly prototype ideas and concepts for Internet of Things (IoT) devices and applications. According to the Company, the new Broadcom® WICED Sense development kit is an all-in-one IoT prototyping kit that includes Broadcom's newest Bluetooth Smart chip, five micro electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) and has a software stack that is Bluetooth 4.1 compatible. "With hundreds of new ideas for applications and devices for the Internet of Things being hatched daily, it is critical that developers can quickly test their concepts and bring them to market ahead of the competition," said Brian Bedrosian, Broadcom Senior Director, Embedded Wireless, Wireless Connectivity. "Broadcom's WICED Sense development kit provides an easy-to-use, low-cost and complete testing package for OEMs and start-ups alike to continue pushing the limits on technology innovation." The full research reports on Broadcom are available to download free of charge at:
Garmin Ltd. Research Reports
On August 26, 2014, Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd., announced Cycling Dynamics - revolutionary metrics on the dual-sensing Vector power meter that provide feedback to cyclists on their position and pedal form. According to the Company, Cycling Dynamics' initial advanced metrics include seated/standing position, Power Phase, and Platform Center Offset for a comprehensive picture of how cyclists ride their bikes. "Cycling Dynamics' in-depth metrics for form and riding style are intended to help save time and frustration during the typical trial and error stage of assessing weaknesses and determining best solutions so cyclists can ride longer, faster and more comfortably." said Dan Bartel, Garmin Vice President of worldwide sales. The full research reports on Garmin are available to download free of charge at:
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