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by Peter Wahlstrom, CFA

Bulls Say

Supercomputing processors based on Nvidia's graphics chips present the firm with a potentially massive growth opportunity.
The firm has become a key player in mobile device processors with Tegra.
The increasing complexity of graphics processors provides a barrier to entry for most potential rivals, since it would be difficult to match Nvidia's large R&D budget. Read more 

Bears Say

Rapid product cycles and heavy competition make it difficult for Nvidia to sustain its lead over AMD.
Nvidia's Tegra processor faces plenty of competition, as numerous chipmakers have offerings targeting mobile devices.
A majority of sales come from the maturing PC industry. Read more 

Management

We believe management has demonstrated exemplary stewardship of shareholder capital. CEO Jen-Hsun Huang cofounded Nvidia in 1993 after stints at LSI Logic and AMD. Huang continues to hold a major stake in the firm and controls about 4% of the total   Read more 

Profile

Nvidia is a leading designer of graphics chips that enhance the interactive experience on computing platforms. The firm's chips are used in a variety of products, including   Read more 

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