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Leading Tech Analyst Updates Outlooks for Cirrus Logic, Apple, UniPixel, IBM, and Fusion-io

PRINCETON, N.J., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Inning Technology Research (, an online investment newsletter focused on technology stocks, has issued updated outlooks for Cirrus Logic (Nasdaq: CRUS), Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), UniPixel (Nasdaq: UNXL), IBM (NYSE: IBM), and Fusion-io (Nasdaq: FIO).

During 2012, Next Inning editor, Paul McWilliams predicted both the spring and fall corrections as well as the rally that started in November and carried through the first quarter of 2013.  On the day the November rally started, he advised readers it would lift the NASDAQ by as much at 18% by the end of March 2013.  As we know now, that is exactly what happened. 

To keep Next Inning readers ahead of the curve, Next Inning published McWilliams highly acclaimed State of Tech report last week.  This report outlines McWilliams' outlook for the second quarter and provides readers with deep insight into 71 of the world's leading tech companies.  McWilliams also shares his opinions as to which of these companies investors should buy and which should be avoided.

Trial subscribers will receive the 167-page report, which includes 35 detailed tables and graphs, for free, no strings attached. This report is a must read for investors and analysts focusing on technology in 2013.

Already in 2013, McWilliams suggested buying several stocks ahead of quarterly earnings reports including Cree (up 63% year to date), Micron (up 56% year to date), Marvell (up 41% year to date), PMC Sierra (up 26% year to date) and SanDisk (up 32% year to date). Stocks he suggested avoiding/selling include Fusion-io (down 36% year to date) and Netlist (down 15% year to date). McWilliams' new State of Tech report outlines which stocks investors will want to own and which they should avoid as the market hits new all-time highs.

To get ahead of the Wall Street curve and receive McWilliams' Q1 2013 State of Tech report, you are invited to take a free, 21-day, no obligation trial with Next Inning.  For full details on this offer, please visit the following link:

Topics discussed in the latest reports include:

-- Cirrus Logic: Next Inning subscribers were not surprised to see Cirrus Logic's announcement this week that its revenue would be below the midpoint of its prior forecast and its outlook for the June quarter would be below expectations. McWilliams alerted Next Inning readers last February that Apple would release its next iPhone model in June or July and the transition would lead to a drop in Apple's demand for components. Beyond this anticipated pause in demand, what four fundamental risks do Cirrus investors need to be aware of today? Are Cirrus shares now oversold, opening up a potential profit opportunity?

-- Apple: Is Cirrus Logic's revenue warning a bearish signal for Apple? Next Inning is known for helping its readers generate strong returns, and no one has been more accurate than McWilliams when it comes to Apple. Nearly a decade ago, McWilliams advised readers that Apple was positioned to win big when it was trading for less than $10 per share (split adjusted).  However, in 2012, as Apple was hitting the mid-$600 level and again when shares popped above $700, he advised Next Inning readers to sell, and he reiterated a strong sell following Apple's last quarterly conference call.  What's next for Apple?

-- UniPixel:  A deal with Eastman Kodak has sent UniPixel shares soaring, but might the stamp of approval from Intel send shares even higher?  Intel clearly stated during its conference call this week that there would be new touch screen technologies shipping in production later this year.  Does McWilliams think there is reason to believe UniBoss from UniPixel will be one of the technologies Intel is pushing?  What other technologies does McWilliams think Intel will recommend for manufacturers building new touch-screen notebooks and tablets using Intel processors?

-- IBM and Fusion-io: What is IBM's involvement in NAND Flash and the design of solid-state drives (SSDs), and what does this mean for pure-play SSD firms like Fusion-io and STEC?  Is McWilliams still bullish on NAND Flash supplier SanDisk, a stock he suggested buying in 2012 when it dropped into the $30s?

Founded in September 2002, Next Inning's model portfolio has returned 230% since its inception versus 71% 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 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.

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