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What: Shares of chip designer Integrated Device Technology
So what: Third-quarter sales only met analyst expectations, earnings beat by a slim penny, and the next-quarter guidance wasn't any kind of blowout, either. But market expectations were comparatively low as the stock has lagged the broader market over the last year and three months, so we're looking at a collective sigh of relief over perfectly acceptable numbers.
Now what: Management kept a muted tone in the conference call. Rather than pointing to bright spots in a mottled tapestry, CEO Ted Tewksbury said the company is simply executing its long-term strategy. That said, the company has a strong pipeline of new products coming down the pike, including touchscreen controllers and a variety of DisplayPort video-relay products.
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