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How Does Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Stack Up Right Now?

23 February 2017, 12:52 | Candice Butler

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A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on AMD. MKM Partners upped their target price on Advanced Micro Devices from $8.00 to $10.50 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 22nd.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) right now sits at consensus rating of 2.00 while 0 analysts have advocated the shares as "BUY", 0 calls it an "OUTPERFORM" and 0 suggest "HOLD". This is the current Zacks consensus EPS which was calculated at the time of writing. (NASDAQ:AMD) may hit a high of $16. The stock's current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 15.19% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 22.73% and 87.33% respectively. There were about 5.02B shares outstanding which made its market cap $171.16B. Advanced Micro Devices also generated positive free cash flow and improved its balance sheet with a series of capital markets transactions including the issuance of common stock and new convertible notes due in 2026 during in Q3 of past year, which lowered interest expenses and improved overall liquidity.

Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, January 31st.

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However the agency's three to five year economic forecast of its foreign weapons sales did sync up with Monday's SIPRI report. Saudi Arabia takes second place among arms importers, and purchased 212% more arms than in the previous period.

Daktronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:DAKT) reported fiscal 2017 third quarter net sales of $115.7 million, operating loss of $6.9 million, and net loss of $5.1 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, compared to net sales of $123.8 million, operating loss of $5.5 million, and net loss of $2.0 million, or $0.04 per diluted share, for the third quarter of fiscal 2016. The growth estimate for the next quarter is 80 percent. BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd raised its stake in shares of Advanced Micro Devices by 639.3% in the third quarter. For the past 5 years, the company's revenue has grown -8.2%, while the company's earnings per share has grown -23.7%.

In terms of Buy/Sell recommendations, analysts have a consensus rating of 2.50 on the shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. BlackRock Inc. now owns 528,631 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock worth $3,653,000 after buying an additional 150,726 shares during the last quarter.

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC)went up 1.06% during trading on the USA exchange where it had a trading capacity of 78.48M shares. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, CEO Lisa T. Su sold 665,414 shares of Advanced Micro Devices stock in a transaction on Friday, November 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.51, for a total value of $230,200.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Quantbot Technologies LP bought a new stake in shares of Advanced Micro Devices during the third quarter valued at about $123,000.

The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of 3.78%, which was maintained for the month at 43.59%. Technology companies have become global pacesetters, making technical advances at a prodigious rate always driving the industry to deliver more and more, faster and faster. They now have a United States dollars 10.5 price target on the stock.

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