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How to buy Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) stocks
Advanced Micro Devices stock has moved -6.17% from yesterday's closing price. Learn how to easily invest in Advanced Micro Devices stock.
Advanced Micro Devices is a semiconductors business based in the US. Advanced Micro Devices stocks (AMD.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $68.36 – a decrease of 1.64% over the previous week. Advanced Micro Devices employs 15,500 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $21.6 billion.
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- Can I buy shares in Advanced Micro Devices?
- Has coronavirus impacted Advanced Micro Devices shares?
- Advanced Micro Devices shares summary
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- Is Advanced Micro Devices stock a buy or sell?
- Advanced Micro Devices performance over time
- Are Advanced Micro Devices shares over-valued?
- Advanced Micro Devices's financials
- How volatile are Advanced Micro Devices shares?
- Does Advanced Micro Devices pay a dividend?
- Have Advanced Micro Devices shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Advanced Micro Devices stock price (NASDAQ:AMD)Use our graph to track the performance of AMD stocks over time.
Advanced Micro Devices shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$68.36|
|52-week range||$66.25 - $164.46|
|50-day moving average||$88.56|
|200-day moving average||$103.77|
|Wall St. target price||$123.13|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$2.30|
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Is it a good time to buy Advanced Micro Devices stock?
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Advanced Micro Devices price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-23)||0.59%|
|1 month (2022-08-30)||-21.37%|
|3 months (2022-06-30)||-10.61%|
|6 months (2022-03-28)||-43.15%|
|1 year (2021-09-30)||-33.57%|
|2 years (2020-09-30)||-16.62%|
|3 years (2019-09-30)||135.81%|
|5 years (2017-09-29)||436.16%|
Is Advanced Micro Devices under- or over-valued?
Valuing Advanced Micro Devices stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Advanced Micro Devices's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Advanced Micro Devices's P/E ratio
Advanced Micro Devices's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 30x. In other words, Advanced Micro Devices shares trade at around 30x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Advanced Micro Devices's PEG ratio
Advanced Micro Devices's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.6657. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Advanced Micro Devices's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Advanced Micro Devices's EBITDA
Advanced Micro Devices's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $5.6 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Advanced Micro Devices's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Advanced Micro Devices financials
|Revenue TTM||$21.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||16.83%|
|Gross profit TTM||$7.9 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||5.81%|
|Return on equity TTM||10.06%|
|Market capitalisation||$109.7 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Advanced Micro Devices share dividends
We're not expecting Advanced Micro Devices to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Advanced Micro Devices's shares ever split?
Advanced Micro Devices's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 22 August 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Advanced Micro Devices shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Advanced Micro Devices shares which in turn could have impacted Advanced Micro Devices's share price.
Advanced Micro Devices share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Advanced Micro Devices's shares have ranged in value from as little as $66.25 up to $164.4599. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Advanced Micro Devices's is 1.9676. This would suggest that Advanced Micro Devices's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Advanced Micro Devices overview
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. operates as a semiconductor company worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Computing and Graphics; and Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom. Its products include x86 microprocessors as an accelerated processing unit, chipsets, discrete and integrated graphics processing units (GPUs), data center and professional GPUs, and development services; and server and embedded processors, and semi-custom System-on-Chip (SoC) products, development services, and technology for game consoles. The company provides processors for desktop and notebook personal computers under the AMD Ryzen, AMD Ryzen PRO, Ryzen Threadripper, Ryzen Threadripper PRO, AMD Athlon, AMD Athlon PRO, AMD FX, AMD A-Series, and AMD PRO A-Series processors brands; discrete GPUs for desktop and notebook PCs under the AMD Radeon graphics, AMD Embedded Radeon graphics brands; and professional graphics products under the AMD Radeon Pro and AMD FirePro graphics brands. It also offers Radeon Instinct, Radeon PRO V-series, and AMD Instinct accelerators for servers; chipsets under the AMD trademark; microprocessors for servers under the AMD EPYC; embedded processor solutions under the AMD Athlon, AMD Geode, AMD Ryzen, AMD EPYC, AMD R-Series, and G-Series processors brands; and customer-specific solutions based on AMD CPU, GPU, and multi-media technologies, as well as semi-custom SoC products. It serves original equipment manufacturers, public cloud service providers, original design manufacturers, system integrators, independent distributors, online retailers, and add-in-board manufacturers through its direct sales force, independent distributors, and sales representatives.
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