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After the company touched a near-bottom two-star rank earlier this year, enough top-performing CAPS members are now feeling bullish about TriQuint Semiconductor
Many CAPS members expect rapid growth in the smartphone market to benefit TriQuint, along with peers RF Micro Devices
Thanks to smartphone growth, TriQuint's second-quarter handset revenue grew 56% sequentially, while total revenue moved 42% higher, to $169 million. In addition to expected long-term global handset growth, TriQuint also expects to continue to win government contracts for military applications, a segment that saw second-quarter revenue grow 25% over the previous quarter. It currently has key design wins for projects such as the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
But TriQuint doesn't stop there -- it also aims to build a presence in the growing cable TV and fiber-optics market, where it recently announced the acquisition of integrated circuit maker TriAccess Technologies. Companies such as Verizon
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