ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:ON) [Trend Analysis] luring active investment momentum, shares a decrease -1.34% to $15.15. ON Semiconductor (NASDAQ:ON) continues to lead the progression of Internet of Things (IoT) technology with the evolution of its game-changing IoT Development Kit (IDK). Encompassing both hardware and software elements, this multi-faceted product, with a unique modular construction, presents a configurable platform that enables engineers to evaluate, develop and release to market highly differentiated IoT systems in the shortest possible timeframes.
The inherent flexibility of the IDK means that it has the necessary scope to address a broad spectrum of industry sectors – including environmental monitoring, healthcare, home/building automation, industrial control and wearable electronics. The IDK’s baseboard features the company’s advanced NCS36510 system-on-chip (SoC), with a low power-optimized 32-bit ARM Cortex-M3 core, running the ARM mbed OS.
By attaching different daughter boards to the Wi-Fi enabled IDK baseboard, a wealth of connectivity protocols enabled by the company’s ultra-low power radios (SIGFOX, Thread, EnOcean, Wireless Mbus, Bluetooth Low Energy, ZigBee, PoE, CAN, etc.), sensors (temperature, moisture, ambient light, proximity and pressure, along with heart rate monitoring and bio sensor interfaces) and actuators (with stepper and brushless motor driving, plus the ability to drive LED strings) can be added to the system. The total volume of 7.59 Million shares held in the session was surprisingly higher than its average volume of 6589.75 shares. EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at -10.00%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 18.53%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 1.65 and price to earnings ratio of 35.70 attracting passive investors.
Swiss drug maker, Roche Holding Ltd. (ADR) (OTCMKTS:RHHBY)) [Trend Analysis] reported that its shareholders authorized all proposals of the Board of Directors at its ordinary Annual General Meeting.
Christoph Franz was confirmed as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Anita Hauser was elected as a new member of the Board. All other Board members standing for re-election also were confirmed for a term of one year. After ten years on the Roche Board, Pius Baschera had decided to not stand for re-election, Franz said.
Further, shareholders authorized an increase in the gross dividend for the past financial year to 8.20 Swiss francs per share and non-voting equity security. This is the 30th consecutive dividend increase.