Semiconductor sales recover

    Semiconductor Analytics: March 18, 2020
    G. Dan Hutcheson
    Last Week in the Semiconductor Market:
    Semiconductor sales recovered as a rise in prices broke the fall of units. Semiconductor Supply-Demand fell to Saturated last week as defensive buying from the Coronavirus paused. Memory hoarding from Korea COVID-19 fears ended.
    Semiconductor Sales Nowcast: 1Q20/1Q19 Clawed back up to +5%
    Semiconductor Weather1 Report: 63° F COVID-19 Flu sends it to Chilly
    IC Supply-Demand2 Metrics: Fell to Saturated
    Electronics Pricing Trend: Bottoming
          Notebooks and CE turned up,
                            Smartphones down
    Overall Semi Sales Status Trend:
    Peaked: Mar 18 Cold with Dark Clouds: Sep 18 Freezing: Nov 18 Frozen: Jan 19 Freezing: Mar 19 Cold: May 19 Cool: July 19 Temperate: Oct 19 Sunny: Nov 19 Warm: Dec 19 Flu Chills: Feb 28
    1: Measures Order Activity 2: Measures Pricing Power
    W/W: Week-over-Week sequential growth W/Q: Week-over-Quarter W/Y: Week-over-Year