Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD)

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Last closing price (Aug 19 4:00 EDT):
4.27 (1.43%) ? 
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Return to date (1m/3m/6m/12m):
5.43% ? 
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Consensus price target (1m/3m/6m/12m):
4.50
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Buy/Sell Mix (1m/3m/6m/12m):
50%/50%
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Description:
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. operates as a semiconductor company worldwide. It operates in two segments, Computing Solutions and Graphics. The company designs, develops, and sells microprocessor products, such as central processing units (CPU) and accelerated processing units (APU) for servers, desktop PCs, and mobile devices. Its microprocessors for server platforms include AMD Opteron 6000, 4000, and 3000 series processors; APUs for mobile PC platforms consist of performance mainstream AMD A-Series APU, the AMD E-Series APU for everyday performance, the AMD C-Series APU for HD Internet experiences in small form factors, and the AMD Z-Series APU for Windows-based tablets; and CPUs for mobile PC platforms comprise the AMD Phenom II mobile processor, AMD Turion X2 mobile processor, AMD Turion II mobile processor, AMD Turion II ultra mobile processor, and AMD Athlon II processor. The company’s APUs for desktop PC platforms primarily comprise the AMD A Series APU and the AMD E-Series APU, second generation desktop AMD FX processors, and AMD A-Series APUs for mainstream desktop platforms; and CPUs for desktop PC platforms include AMD FX processors, AMD Athlon II processors, and AMD Sempron processors. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. also offers embedded processor products for vendors in industrial controls, digital signage, point of sale/self-service kiosks, medical imaging, set-top box, and casino gaming machines. In addition, it provides chipset products with and without integrated graphics processors for desktop PCs and servers, and AMD controller hub-based chipsets for its APUs; and graphics, video, and multimedia products for use in desktop and notebook computers. The company serves original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, system builders, and independent distributors directly, as well as through independent distributors and sales representatives. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.
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Brad Pehrson Unaffiliated Buy   Jul 26, '14   3.73  4.50  Jan 26, '15  14.48% 
Vivek Arya BofA Merrill Lynch Sell   Jul 18, '14   3.83    Jul 18, '15  -11.49% 
Michael Mcconnell Pacific Crest Securities Sell   Jun 23, '14   4.01    Jun 23, '15  -6.48% 
Robert Burleson Canaccord Genuity Buy   Jun 10, '14   4.20    Jun 10, '15  1.67% 
John Pitzer Credit Suisse Sell   Apr 21, '14   4.12    Apr 21, '15  -3.64% 
jonathan luu Unaffiliated Buy   Feb 23, '14   3.71  5.00  Feb 23, '15  15.09% 
Joseph Moore Morgan Stanley Sell   Jan 22, '14   3.67    Jan 22, '15  -16.35% 
Craig Berger FBR Capital Markets & Co. Buy   Jan 22, '14   3.67  5.50  Jan 22, '15  16.35% 
Rick Schafer Oppenheimer & Co. Sell   Dec 16, '13   3.59    Dec 16, '14  -18.94% 
James Covello Goldman Sachs Sell   Oct 18, '13   3.53    Oct 18, '14  -20.96% 
John Pitzer Credit Suisse Sell   Oct 18, '13   3.53  3.00  Oct 18, '14  -20.96% 
Betsy Van Hees Wedbush Securities Inc. Buy   Oct 14, '13   3.97  5.00  Oct 14, '14  7.56% 
Craig Berger FBR Capital Markets & Co. Buy   Oct 07, '13   3.86  6.00  Oct 07, '14  10.62% 
Bobby Burleson Canaccord Genuity Buy   Sep 11, '13   3.82  6.00  Sep 11, '14  11.78% 
David Wong Wells Fargo Securities, Llc Buy   Aug 05, '13   3.82    Aug 05, '14  4.71% 
John Pitzer Credit Suisse Sell   Jul 19, '13   4.03    Jul 19, '14  4.96% 
Joseph Moore Morgan Stanley Sell   Jul 19, '13   4.03    Jul 19, '14  4.96% 
Bobby Burleson Canaccord Genuity Buy   Jul 11, '13   4.45  5.00  Jul 11, '14  -3.60% 
Vivek Arya BofA Merrill Lynch Buy   Jul 11, '13   4.45    Jul 11, '14  -3.60% 
Hans Mosesmann Raymond James Buy   Jul 11, '13   4.45    Jul 11, '14  -3.60% 
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