Texas Instruments: How ‘Boring’ Outperformed Its ‘Flashy’ Peers


  • Semiconductor investors who had invested in TXN avoided severe losses from the widespread semiconductor industry downturn, particularly in the personal consumer electronics market.
  • Texas Instruments’ dominance in the analog integrated device manufacturing market not only solidified its position but also reduced risks associated with downstream inventory adjustments.
  • Despite being well-positioned to capitalize on the long-term growth in the automotive market, investors should be aware that a market correction in auto cannot be ruled out.
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Boring is good. Semi investors focusing on the most advanced chip designers from leading players like AMD (AMD), Intel (INTC), and Nvidia (NVDA) got caught up in the significant inventory digestion that beset the personal consumer electronics (PCE) segment.


Disclosure: I/we have a beneficial long position in the shares of AMD, NVDA, INTC either through stock ownership, options, or other derivatives. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

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