Analysts raise expectations for PC builds, positive on Intel, AMD

Deffree, Suzanne
September 2009
Electronic News (10616624);9/21/2009, Vol. 55 Issue 37, p4
Trade Publication
The article presents the outlook for personal computer (PC) builds for the third quarter of 2009. Craig Berger and Robert Pikover, financial analysts at FBR Capital Markets Corp., expect PC builds to grow 22% quarter over quarter which implies a significant increase compared to July. They believe that Intel Corp. may grow revenues by 15% due to strong PC builds. Moreover, they project Advanced Micro Devices Inc.'s (AMD) new Istanbul and Congo offerings to be more competitive.


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