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Market Trends: Semiconductor Inventory Correction Eases in 2Q13

Published: 22 July 2013

ID: G00254907

Analyst(s): Gerald Van Hoy, Peter Middleton

Summary

The latest semiconductor inventory correction phase ended in 2Q13. A check of OEM inventory levels indicates that conditions are still somewhat elevated relative to typical second-quarter levels, however. If final demand softens below expectations, OEMS will quickly seek to reduce stock levels.

Table Of Contents

Introduction

Market Trend

  • Inventory at OEMs Is Still Somewhat Elevated

Contrarian View

  • If Material Economic Changes Occur, These Trends Change

Vendors to Watch

Conclusions

Recommended Reading

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