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Semtech Stock Surges on Bullish Baird Analyst Report; IBD Rankings and Positions in the Fabless Semiconductor Industry

BySamantha Nguyen

Mar 27, 2024
Semtech Stock Skyrockets Following Analyst Recognition as ‘Hidden Gem’

Semtech (SMTC) stock soared on Tuesday after an investment bank expressed confidence in the semiconductor company. Baird analyst Tristan Gerra recently recommended Semtech stock as a “bullish fresh pick” in a note to clients, citing the company’s position in the high-density copper interconnect market and its strengths in optical networking.

Despite the positive outlook, Semtech stock closed at 25.17, significantly lower than its all-time high of 94.92 in November 2021. Describing Semtech as a turnaround success story, Gerra highlighted the company’s new leadership and its emphasis on leveraging strengths in optical networking. The upcoming fiscal fourth-quarter report from Semtech, scheduled for late Thursday, is expected to be a significant catalyst for the stock. IBD Stock Checkup ranks Semtech at No. 17 out of 39 stocks in the fabless semiconductor industry group, with an IBD Composite Rating of 40 out of 99.

Semtech specializes in high-performance networking and connectivity semiconductor products and systems. The company is poised to benefit from the increased demand for new AI platforms as one of two players qualified for high-density copper interconnect in the market. Additionally, Semtech is well positioned for the implementation of 800G modules in AI architectures and next-generation optical links like linear drive pluggable optics (LPOs).

By Samantha Nguyen

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