Should Investors Love This Dow Stock: Intel?

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which technology editor/analyst Andrew Tonner and industrials editor/analyst Brendan Byrnes discuss topics around the investing world.

In today's edition of the Fool's series "Should You Love This Dow Stock?" Andrew and Brendan put semiconductor powerhouse under the microscope. Coming out of 2011, we see increasing bullishness in the semiconductor space. The supply disruptions resulting from last year's Japanese disaster and Thai floods led many observers to project a relatively large downturn in the semi market. However, during this most recent earnings season, we've seen semiconductor stocks largely beat estimates, Intel among them. But uncertainty does cloud part of the company's way forward. It still lacks a meaningful presence in the mobile space, something the company has pledged to correct. Check out the video to find out what investors should expect from Intel.

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At the time this article was published Andrew Tonner and Brendan Byrnes have no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Intel and Qualcomm.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendIntel. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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