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State of Tech: A Guide to the Q2 2013 Earnings Season that Boldly

Predicts the Winners and Losers, Covering Oracle, Hewlett-Packard, and Many More

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on technology stocks, has issued updated outlooks for Oracle (NYSE: ORCL), Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), Texas Instruments (Nasdaq: TXN), Corning (NYSE: GLW), and Applied Materials (Nasdaq: AMAT).

Financial writer Steve Halpern, who has covered the newsletter industry for nearly three decades, stated without caveat that the Next Inning State of Tech report is "the most ambitious project" he's ever seen in the advisory world. Next Inning is proud to announce it has just released its Q3 2013 State of Tech report. 

State of Tech is designed to help tech investors establish and manage strategies as well as capitalize on profit opportunities during the upcoming earnings season.  This highly acclaimed report covers 71 technology stocks and dives deep into a number of exciting, emerging tech trends.

Next Inning editor Paul McWilliams provides clear and actionable calls and defines what he views as a "full value" price range for over 71 leading tech stocks.  Some readers have said it's like getting next month's news today.  Trial subscribers will receive the 212-page report, which includes over 40 detailed tables and graphs, for free, no strings attached. This report is a must read for investors and analysts focusing on technology right now.

Over the past decade, well over a thousand Wall Street analysts, money managers and institutional investors have joined thousands of savvy private investors in gaining key tech industry insights and intelligence from industry veteran and celebrated investor Paul McWilliams in his role as editor of Next Inning Technology Research.

McWilliams spent a decades-long career in the technology industry and has earned a reputation for his skill in communicating complex technology trends to individual investors and professional analysts alike. His reports have won over readers with their ability to unravel the complexities of the industry and, more importantly, identify which companies are likely to be the winners and losers as technology trends change.

To get ahead of the Wall Street curve and receive Next Inning's Q3 2013 State of Tech report, you are invited to take a free, 21-day, no obligation trial with Next Inning, by visiting the following link:

https://www.nextinning.com/subscribe/index.php?refer=prn1629

Topics discussed in McWilliams' recent reports include:

-- Oracle: When Oracle fell into the high $20s last June, McWilliams wrote that the stock was clearly oversold.  We've since seen the price of Oracle recover significantly. What specific trends does McWilliams see developing that he thinks will favor Oracle?  Is Oracle's new partnership with Salesforce.com an important development?  What is McWilliams' price target for Oracle and how much upside does it represent?

-- HP: McWilliams called a successful swing trade in HP with an exit before HP reported results for its July-ending quarter and then suggested that Next Inning readers stay on the sidelines.  As it turned out, the "yellow flag" of declining deferred revenue McWilliams cited in his preview of HP's earnings proved to be a valid warning.  In so many words, HP executives noted that very problem when lowering guidance for fiscal 2014.  With the price of HP still down, does McWilliams think it is time to buy again for anther swing trade or does he think it's better to avoid the stock at this juncture?

-- Texas Instruments: TI has recently repositioned itself as an embedded processor solutions company. In what ways does this new direction put TI in the center of a new growth paradigm centered on the emergence of what is known as the "Internet of Things?" What two factors are driving this new paradigm? What data leads McWilliams to write that free cash flow is a better way to view TI's earnings power than its reported profit?  What else can we gather from the free cash flow data that suggests we'll see TI's earnings move higher than analysts appear to expect in 2014 and beyond?  At what price would McWilliams add shares of TI?

-- Corning: Does McWilliams see upside drivers for Corning that aren't yet reflected in the stock price?  What does McWilliams see driving Corning's growth this year and what does the company have on tap that he thinks will continue the trend into 2014 and beyond?

-- Applied Materials:  When the price of Applied Materials was mired in the $10-$12 area last year McWilliams boldly called it a strategic stock and predicted we would see Wall Street take notice of its important positioning as we moved through 2013.  How will the mega-merger between Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron shake up the semiconductor equipment sector? McWilliams provided insight into this important deal in his State of Tech report, including detailed analysis of the merger, why the combined company is optimally positioned to leverage emerging demands for 3D semiconductor fabrication and its wide-ranging impact on the tech sector as a whole. Should investors consider accumulating shares of Applied Materials now?

Founded in September 2002, Next Inning's model portfolio has returned 297% since its inception versus 86% for the S&P 500.

About Next Inning:

Next Inning is a subscription-based investment newsletter that provides regular coverage on more than 150 technology and semiconductor stocks.  Subscribers receive intra-day analysis, commentary and recommendations, as well as access to monthly semiconductor sales analysis, regular Special Reports, and the Next Inning model portfolio. Editor Paul McWilliams is a 30+ year semiconductor industry veteran.

NOTE: This release was published by Indie Research Advisors, LLC, a registered investment advisor with CRD #131926.  Interested parties may visit adviserinfo.sec.gov for additional information.  Past performance does not guarantee future results. Investors should always research companies and securities before making any investments. Nothing herein should be construed as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any security.

CONTACT: Marcia Martin, Next Inning Technology Research, +1-888-278-5515

 

 

 

 

SOURCE Indie Research Advisors, LLC

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