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Lately, enough top-performing CAPS investors have turned bullish on Silicon Laboratories
Even though the Semiconductor Industry Association lowered its forecast of total 2008 semiconductor sales growth to a mere 4.3%, increased healthy consumer demand for PCs and cellular handsets bodes well for suppliers like Silicon Labs and neighbor Texas Instruments
Just as many major semiconductor players such as Intel
And the struggles the company has had along the way didn't shake Tom from his recommendation; he chose to recommend it twice more thanks to confidence in the fundamentals. A strong contingent of CAPS investors believe there's value in Silicon Labs as well, as 309 of the 327 rating the company are bullish.
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