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What: Shares of Conexant Systems
So What: Early in the morning, the ComTex SmarTrend service noted that Conexant carries a higher earnings yield than any other semiconductor stock, edging out Micron Technology
Now What: Much like an unsustainable dividend yield, a high earnings yield can also highlight a problem stock. Even the SmarTrend note is "bearish" on Conexant. It's notoriously difficult to even get a handle on what Conexant does for a living. Better-run rivals such as Micrel
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