Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD): A brief note on last quarter

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Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) changes shares on Friday trading session, with a change of 0.35% or $0.19 shares. The trading starts at $54.41 and closed at $54.04 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $53.815 and day high was $55.455 on Friday, June 19. After the session, the Technology sector daily volume shifted to 52.75 million while its average volume is 69.90M. In other hand, the AMD market cap reached to $62.72B.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is up 1.36% and down -3.83% for month. Its quarterly performance was 36.91% above, while its half year performance is up 28.20%. AMD yearly performance stood at positive 80.71% and rise 18.25% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is 2.40.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. AMD EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.41. EPS for this year is -11.00%, while for the next year its value is 1.52. Sales growth for the current quarter is 3.75 while its EPS Q/Q reached 804.60%. It has an EPS of 20.70% up for past five years and for the next five years will be up 35.56%.

Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), Blackrock Inc. and FMR, LLC are the top three holders in Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) has 112.02 million shares which valued 5.09 billion. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. owned 82.64 million shares which valued at 3.76 billion. On Mar 30, 2020, FMR, LLC has a total of 50.04 million shares which valued at 2.28 billion. In the end, FMR, LLC have 4.27% shares outstanding of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 0.60% and institutional holding shifted to 76.80%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.41. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 31 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.16, while 0.08 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for AMD published in the report was 0.12-0.21 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.08 which is lower than 0.18 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for AMD rise 22.74% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 0.65% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 0.63%. The moving average value for Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) is 49.35 and 53.74 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in AMD stock. On Jun 15, Papermaster Mark D, Chief Technology Officer & EVP, sold 43,000 trading shares at the cost of $52.90, which valued at 2.27 million. On Jun 09, Su Lisa T, President & CEO, sold 150,000 shares at the cost of $55.41, with total shares of 2,403,670. On Jun 02, KUMAR DEVINDER, SVP, CFO & Treasurer, sold 62,764 shares at the cost of 53.06. After this transaction, KUMAR DEVINDER total shares reached to 475,013 which valued at 3.33 million.