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Fairchild Semiconductor Intl (NYSE:FCS) shares reached a new 52-week high on Wednesday , American Banking & Market News reports. The company traded as high as $17.39 and last traded at $16.87, with a volume of 6,676,027 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $15.98.

FCS has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Fairchild Semiconductor Intl from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, July 21st. They now have a $17.70 price target on the stock. Analysts at FBR Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of Fairchild Semiconductor Intl from $14.00 to $17.00 in a research note on Thursday, July 17th. They now have a “market perform” rating on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $14.96.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $15.61 and its 200-day moving average is $14.29. The company has a market cap of $2.022 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 94.59.

Fairchild Semiconductor Intl (NYSE:FCS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 17th. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $371.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $365.55 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.01 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Fairchild Semiconductor Intl will post $0.64 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc (NYSE:FCS) is focused on on developing, manufacturing and selling power analog, power discrete and certain non-power semiconductor solutions to a wide range of end market customers.

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