updated 2/10/2011 7:16:44 AM ET 2011-02-10T12:16:44

DALLAS, Feb. 10, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MicroStockProfit.com announces an investment report featuring Atmel Corp. (Nasdaq:ATML). The report includes financial, comparative and investment analyses, and industry information you need to know to make an educated investment decision.

The full report is available at: http://www.microstockprofit.com/lp/ATML

Atmel Corp. (ATML) designs, develops, manufactures and sells a range of semiconductor integrated circuit (IC) products and touch solutions. Its products consist primarily of microcontrollers, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory, radio frequency (RF) and system-level integration semiconductor solutions. The Company operates in four segments: Microcontrollers, Nonvolatile Memories, RF and Application specific integrated circuit (ASIC). The Company supplies its customers with solutions incorporating microcontrollers. These system-on-a-chip solutions are manufactured using its process technologies, including complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS), double-diffused metal oxide semiconductor (DMOS), logic, CMOS logic, bipolar, bipolar CMOS (BiCMOS), silicon germanium (SiGe), SiGe BiCMOS, analog, bipolar double diffused CMOS and radiation technologies.

The Company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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In the report, the analyst notes:

"ATML shares gained $1.44, or 9.8%, to close Wednesday at $16.10 after reaching a new 52-week high of $16.80 early in the session. About 30.51 million shares have traded hands Wednesday, versus the average daily volume of 10.31 million shares. ATML enjoyed a strong session after the semiconductor maker beat Wall Street's expectations for the fourth quarter, bolstered by demand for its products in many consumer and industrial applications."

"Notably, the Company said its microcontroller revenue hit a record $288 million, up 107% year-over-year, on the strength of its 8-bit and 32-bit products. Sales of the Company's flagship MaXTouch products grew to more than $140 million in the year, easily topping the Company's expectations."

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