The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which consumer goods editor/analyst Austin Smith discusses topics across the investing world.
In today's edition, Austin outlines why he owns shares of Intel. One big reason is its sheer size. It controls 80% of the semiconductor market and has an R&D budget that eclipses some competitors' market cap. This company is so big, and has so much cash, that Austin believes its foray into the mobile space will be a force to be reckoned with. While it won't be easy to unseat ARM Holdings there, Intel has the resources to produce an incredible product. There is also a sideline growth story that many investors seem to miss here, and that's the move toward cloud computing. Intel is in a prime position with its server processor segment to continue to win here.
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