Over the past several years, the smartphone growth arena has been nothing short of amazing. More recently, it's also been a vital factor in allowing leaders in the space to overcome losses in the flat semiconductor market. In the preceding video, Fool.com analyst Eric Bleeker zeros in on Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM ) , which is expected to announce earnings around Nov. 7. Click the "play" button to learn about the company's past, present, and expected future earnings, as well as indications of long-term strength that investors should be on the lookout for.
It's been five years since the iPhone changed the entire mobile industry, affecting companies ranging from industry leaders like Qualcomm to downstream manufacturers such as Taiwan Semiconductor. (NYSE: TSM ) As the most influential company in technology, though, Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) now has to maintain its torrid pace. If you're looking for recommendations on how to play Apple now that shares are in the $700 range, check out Eric's premium research report on the company. With it, you'll also receive a year's worth of updates and guidance -- straight from Eric -- as key Apple news develops. To get started, just click here now.