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Leading Tech Analyst Issues Earnings Previews for Apple, Altera, SanDisk, Lam Research and Cypress Semiconductor

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on technology stocks, has published updated outlooks on Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), Altera (Nasdaq: ALTR), SanDisk (Nasdaq: SNDK), Lam Research (Nasdaq: LRCX) and Cypress Semiconductor (Nasdaq: CY).

After a series of reports that nailed the market's high and low points in 2012, Editor Paul McWilliams has published his outlook for 2013. His new State of Tech report covers 72 technology stocks and outlines which stocks investors will want to own and which they should avoid. The report also dives deep into a number of exciting, emerging tech trends, well ahead of the Wall Street curve.

This report is a must read for investors and analysts focusing on technology in 2013. Trial subscribers will receive the 126-page report, which includes 35 detailed tables and graphs, for free, no strings attached. Trial subscribers will also receive McWilliams' earnings previews, offering in-depth coverage ahead of key earnings reports for dozens of tech stocks.

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 this point, no one has been more accurate than McWilliams when it comes to Apple.

Nearly a decade ago, McWilliams advised Next Inning readers that Apple was positioned to win big when it was trading for less than $10 per share (split adjusted).  However, as Apple was hitting record highs in 2012, he advised Next Inning readers to sell.  What led McWilliams to predict Apple's decline late in 2012 and what does he now predict for the stock in 2013?  In recent reports, McWilliams also offers critical insight into Apple's recent weakness and adds valuable commentary on the roles of key suppliers.

To get ahead of the Wall Street curve and receive Next Inning's in depth earnings previews for free, as well as McWilliams' year-end State or 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:

https://www.nextinning.com/subscribe/index.php?refer=prn1519

Topics discussed in the latest reports include:

-- Apple: Does McWilliams expect Apple to rally to $600 - or even $700 - in the wake of its earnings report this week? Earlier this year when Apple made its first run to the mid-$600s, McWilliams advised Next Inning readers it was time to take profits and reiterated that view in the fall as Apple moved above $700.  In his new earnings preview, McWilliams reveals the real reasons why Apple pulled back sharply from its September 2012 high, but more importantly, McWilliams outlines his outlook for Apple in 2013.  Here he shares what he thinks Apple needs to do to gain traction against Android with its iPhone, how he thinks Apple will fare in the expanding tablet market and specifically what he looks for Apple to do in the TV market. This report is a "must read" for all Apple investors and analysts.

-- Altera: As we prepared to enter 2012, McWilliams forecasted Xilinx would outperform Altera.  Because Altera had been the big winner during the last two years, this was a bold forecast that went against the grain of Wall Street forecasts.  However, McWilliams was right - Xilinx was the winner hands down in all categories, and posted a solid profit while the price of Altera declined for the year. Does McWilliams continue to view Xilinx as a more attractive investment in 2013? What key trends in the programmable logic sector are important to Xilinx and Altera investors and how does McWilliams see these trends shaping up for 2013?

-- SanDisk: In July, when SanDisk was trading at $36.48, McWilliams told investors that SanDisk was deeply undervalued. With shares now 31% higher, does McWilliams expect further gains for SanDisk investors? Could SanDisk shares move above $60 in the near term? Do current dynamics in the memory market favor SanDisk?

-- Lam Research: Is Lam Research now a more attractive investment than rival Applied Materials? Which stock does McWilliams recommend for investors looking to cover the semi equipment sector?  What other stock in the sector does McWilliams think investors should consider at this juncture?

-- Cypress: In his special year-end State of Tech report, McWilliams predicted that Cypress would fall short of Q4 expectations.  Two weeks later, Cypress lowered its Q4 guidance.  What weakness did McWilliams see that Wall Street missed?  Has the introduction Apple's new "Lighting" 9-pin connector posed challenges for Cypress as an Apple supplier? After a tough 2012, is Cypress poised for a strong rebound in 2013?  What strategy does McWilliams think Cypress will attempt to execute this year to rebound?

Founded in September 2002, Next Inning's model portfolio has returned 241% since its inception versus 64% 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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