Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD)- Chipmaker Stocks Flirting with Minor Gains and Losses: Teradata (NYSE:TDC)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) [Trend Analysis] luring active investment momentum, shares a gain 0.61% to $9.88.. The total volume of 51.63 Million shares held in the session was surprisingly higher than its average volume of 50286.05 shares. EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at -60.60%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 133.30%.

AMD’s flagship graphics card, the Radeon Pro Duo has received a major price cut from AIB partners. The once $1500 US graphics card is now selling for just $799.99 US on various retail sites. The price cut is not region specific and the card is on discount in both North American and Asia Pacific regions. The discounts range from 31% up to 46% which is a major drop from its original price. The card launched in April, 2016. It was regarded as the flagship product in the Radeon lineup and was positioned as a workstation and gaming product.

At CES, AMD launched its first Zen chips for PCs, called Ryzen. Next on deck is the 32-core server chip code-named Naples, which will ship in the coming months. AMD is trying to drum up excitement for Naples, which will be reported in the first half of this year. It’s promoting Naples using the same tactic as it did for Ryzen — by talking about the performance benefits of the Zen CPU.

The Zen CPU core in Naples will provide the same performance benefits as in the Ryzen chips. AMD claims a 40 percent improvement in instructions per cycle, an important metric to measure CPU performance, compared to the company’s previous Excavator architecture.

Furthermore, it has price to sale ratio of 2.24 that signifies the value placed on each dollar of a firm’s sales or incomes. The firm’s price to book was 20.89, which can be compared with current price to get idea about under or overvalue of stock. Forward Price to Earnings ratio of AMD attains value of 200.41 that is projecting or estimating EPS for the next 12-months and its follow by traders who believe on anticipates of a firm’s future rather than past performance.

To have technical views, liquidity ratio of a company calculated as 1.90 to match up with its debt to equity ratio of 4.24. The float short ration was 9.41%; as compared to Short Ratio were 1.72. The firm has institutional ownership of 71.00%, while insider ownership included 0.70%. AMD attains analyst recommendation of 2.60 with week’s performance of -14.53%.

Under investment valuation analysis, Teradata Corporation (NYSE:TDC) presented as an active mover, it has floated short ration of 14.00%, hold to candle to sentiment indicator of Short Ratio, which was 10.41. Shares jumped up 1.84% to trade at $28.72 in most recent trading session.

Ratio Analysis

Entering into ratio analysis, TDC has noticeable price to earnings growth ratio of 45.43, which find it more attractive on the other stock that has lower PEG and vice versa. The firm price to earnings ratio calculated as 212.03. The co stands at price to sale ratio of 1.51 that signifies the value placed on each dollar of a firm’s sales or incomes; it is most relevant ratio to compare companies in similar sector. It has price to book ratio of 3.92, which gauges the market price of a share over its book value.

The firm has price volatility of 1.74% for a week and 1.92% for a month. Narrow down focus to firm performance, its weekly performance was -1.16% and monthly performance was -1.19%. The stock price of TDC is moving up from its 20 days moving average with 3.04% and isolated positively from 50 days moving average with 3.37%.


About Richard Avery

He is a capital projects manager and process design engineer at a large-cap company. He has renowned MBA degree. Before joining SWR, he was a freelance writer for renounce tech websites. He is currently studying for CFP exam. Interests: Tech stocks, Economic Markets, Blue-chips.

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