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After spending the bulk of 2009 stuck with a four-star rank, enough top-performing CAPS members have recently turned bullish on Maxim Integrated Products
Competing with other semiconductor heavyweights like Linear Technology, National Semiconductor
Maxim and other silicon-related companies like Micron Technology
While CAPS members and media analysts don't always see eye-to-eye, many CAPS members weighing in on the semiconductor space appear to be siding with Jim Cramer lately on their outlook for stocks like Maxim and RF Micro Devices
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