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What: High-voltage power control specialist Power Integrations
So what: Last night's fourth-quarter report exceeded analyst expectations on both the top and bottom lines, and management's revenue guidance for the coming quarter also put Wall Street estimates to shame. Power controllers for LED lighting contributed strongly to this quarter's gains and will do so again in coming quarters.
Now what: The patent portfolio of Power Integrations was recently bolstered by a court decision to double damages against Fairchild Semiconductor
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