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How to buy Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Advanced Micro Devices shares.

Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD) is a leading semiconductors business based in the US. It opened the day at USD$136.28 after a previous close of USD$136.23. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD$131.13 to a high of USD$137.44. The latest price was USD$132 (25 minute delay). Advanced Micro Devices is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 12,600 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Advanced Micro Devices shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-07.
Open$136.28
High$137.44
Low$131.13
Close$132.00
Previous close$136.23
Change $-4.23
Change % -3.105%
Volume 58,441,104
Information last updated 2022-01-22.
52-week range$72.50 - $164.46
50-day moving average $143.26
200-day moving average $108.52
Wall St. target price$143.49
PE ratio 36.6471
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.24

Advanced Micro Devices stock price (NASDAQ:AMD)

Use our graph to track the performance of AMD stocks over time.

Advanced Micro Devices price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $132 from 2022-01-26

1 week (2022-01-19) 2.91%
1 month (2021-12-27) -14.49%
3 months (2021-10-27) 7.95%
6 months (2021-07-27) 45.01%
1 year (2021-01-27) 48.58%
2 years (2020-01-27) 167.97%
3 years (2019-01-25) 501.92%
5 years (2017-01-27) 1,137.11%

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 37x. In other words, Advanced Micro Devices shares trade at around 37x 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 1.2246. 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 $3.4 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 $14.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 20.5%
Gross profit TTM $4.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 20.93%
Return on equity TTM 72.14%
Profit margin 26.72%
Book value $5.89
Market capitalisation $143.5 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 $72.5 up to $164.4599. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AMD.US volatility(beta: 1.87)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

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 1.8738. 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 x86 microprocessors for desktop PCs under the AMD Ryzen, AMD Ryzen PRO, Ryzen, Threadripper, AMD A-Series, AMD FX, AMD Athlon, AMD Athlon PRO, and AMD Pro A-Series processors brands; microprocessors for notebook and 2-in-1s under the AMD Ryzen, AMD A-Series, AMD Athlon, AMD Ryzen PRO, AMD Athlon PRO, and AMD Pro A-Series processors brands; microprocessors for servers under the AMD EPYC and AMD Opteron brands; and chipsets under the AMD trademark. It also offers discrete GPUs for desktop and notebook PCs under the AMD Radeon graphics and AMD Embedded Radeon brands; professional graphics products under the AMD Radeon Pro and AMD FirePro graphics brands; and Radeon Instinct and AMD Instinct accelerators for servers. In addition, the company provides embedded processor solutions under the AMD Opteron, 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.

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