The Semiconductor Industry and the Supply Chain with Andrew O’Brien
In this episode, Chris speaks with Andrew O’Brien, Putnam’s Assistant Director of Equity Research, where he focuses on fundamental analysis and valuation of companies in the semiconductor, hardware, and software industries. During the conversation, they touch on many topics, including:
- The current semiconductor landscape
- Supply chain issues
- Geopolitical problems
- The average semiconductor cycle
- How to solve the capacity issues
- Pricing issues
- Potential long-term winners
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