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Top 5 Companies in the Semiconductors Industry With the Lowest Projected Earnings Growth (ISIL, POWI, CAVM, MCHP, SWKS)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Semiconductors industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Intersil Corp-A ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 0.7%. Power Integratio is next with a projected earnings growth of 2.7%. Cavium Inc ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 7.4%.

Microchip Tech follows with a projected earnings growth of 8.8%, and Skyworks Solutio rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 10.4%.

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Ticker(s): POWI CAVM MCHP SWKS