Gartner Research

Market Trends: Semiconductor Inventory Normalizes in 3Q14

Published: 10 November 2014

ID: G00268965

Analyst(s): Gerald Van Hoy, Peter Middleton


Semiconductor days of inventory are declining appreciably in 3Q14 to normal levels, but how long they will be maintained is uncertain. As semiconductor revenue increases above expectations after an inventory-induced weakness in 2Q14, OEM inventory continues to rise and must be carefully monitored.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Overall DOI Dropping, but OEM DOI Rising

Contrarian View

  • If Material Economic Changes Occur, These Trends Change

Vendors to Watch

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.