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How to buy Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) shares in South Africa
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$122.46 after a previous close of USD$120.35. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD$120.89 to a high of USD$127.43. The latest price was USD$127.03 (25 minute delay). Advanced Micro Devices is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 25,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
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- 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
How has Coronavirus impacted Advanced Micro Devices's stock price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Advanced Micro Devices's stock price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $127.03, which is 58.06% up on its pre-crash value of $53.28 and 245.66% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $36.75.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Advanced Micro Devices stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $866.94 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $2,644.76.
Is it a good time to buy Advanced Micro Devices stock?
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Advanced Micro Devices shares at a glance
|52-week range||$54.57 - $110.99|
|50-day moving average||$94.37|
|200-day moving average||$79.35|
|Wall St. target price||$102.37|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.24|
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 $127.03 from 2023-05-26
|1 week (2023-05-23)||17.49%|
|1 month (2023-04-28)||42.14%|
|3 months (2023-03-02)||57.92%|
|6 months (2022-11-30)||63.64%|
|1 year (2022-05-26)||28.64%|
|2 years (2021-05-27)||61.99%|
|3 years (2020-05-29)||136.12%|
|5 years (2018-05-30)||819.18%|
Is Advanced Micro Devices stock undervalued or overvalued?
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 110x. In other words, Advanced Micro Devices shares trade at around 110x 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 0.9019. 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 $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||$23.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||0.73%|
|Gross profit TTM||$12.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||0.16%|
|Return on equity TTM||71.8%|
|Market capitalisation||$174.1 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 21 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 $54.57 up to $110.99. 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 1.9367. 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. It operates in four segments: Data Center, Client, Gaming, and Embedded segments. The company offers x86 microprocessors and graphics processing units (GPUs) as an accelerated processing unit, chipsets, data center, and professional GPUs; and embedded processors, and semi-custom system-on-chip (SoC) products, microprocessor and SoC development services and technology, data processing unites, field programmable gate arrays (FPGA), and adaptive SoC products. It also provides processors under the AMD Ryzen, AMD Ryzen PRO, Ryzen Threadripper, Ryzen Threadripper PRO, AMD Athlon, AMD Athlon PRO, and AMD PRO A-Series brand names; graphics under the AMD Radeon graphics and AMD Embedded Radeon graphics; and professional graphics under the AMD Radeon Pro graphics brand name. In addition, the company offers data center graphics under the Radeon Instinct and Radeon PRO V-series brands, as well as servers under the AMD Instinct accelerators brand; server microprocessors under the AMD EPYC brands; embedded processor solutions under the AMD Athlon, AMD Geode, AMD Ryzen, AMD EPYC, AMD R-Series, and G-Series brands; FPGA products under the Virtex-6, Virtex-7, Virtex UltraScale+, Kintex-7, Kintex UltraScale, Kintex UltraScale+, Artix-7, Artix UltraScale+, Spartan-6, and Spartan-7 brands; adaptive SOCs under the Zynq-7000, Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC, Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoCs, Versal HBM, Versal Premium, Versal Prime, Versal AI Core, Versal AI Edge, Vitis, and Vivado brands; and compute and network acceleration board products under the Alveo brand. It serves original equipment and design manufacturers, public cloud service providers, system integrators, independent distributors, online and brick and mortar retailers, and add-in-board manufacturers through its direct sales force, independent distributors, and sales representatives.
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