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Market Trends: Renewed Semiconductor Inventory Correction Dampens Early 2013 Growth

Published: 15 January 2013

ID: G00228208

Analyst(s): Gerald Van Hoy, Peter Middleton


The semiconductor inventory correction that paused in 2Q12 resumed in 3Q12. It restarted in the PC sector before broadening. Expect below-seasonal semiconductor revenue trends through 1Q13, before an uptick in 2Q13.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Market: Elevated Inventory Is a Risk in the Face of Economic Uncertainty

Contrarian View

  • If Material Economic Changes Occur, These Trends Change

Vendors to Watch


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