Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares a decrease of -0.61% to 11.44 with around 21.25 Million shares have changed hands in this session. AMD reported that a new driver for its Radeon-branded graphics cards, labeled as Radeon Software Crimson ReLive Edition 16.12.2. The driver arrives with a huge list of fixes but no specific optimizations for new PC games. Only two game-related issues have been fixed in the release, joining a batch of general resolved issues such as Radeon Settings not loading after booting up the system, and Instant Replay not re-enabling itself when it’s turned off due to content protection.
“AMD FreeSync technology may experience performance issues with Borderless Fullscreen application support when a secondary display is attached and has dynamic content running such as video playback in a web browser or if other applications or game launchers are running on the primary screen in the background,” the company reports. “A workaround if this issue is experienced is to minimize all other running applications that are on the primary desktop display or on nonprimary extended displays.” The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 553.71% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -0.61%.
Similar, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as 82.99% and for the year was 354.94%, while the YTD performance remained at 301.05%. AMD has Average True Range for 14 days of 0.53.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring -0.55% to $52.25 in a active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 699993 shares have changed hands in this session. U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States, reported that it has named Beth McDonnell senior vice president and chief marketing officer. In this role, McDonnell will oversee all corporate and business line advertising and marketing efforts, in addition to setting the direction for the company’s brand, reputation, social and sponsorship activities. She joined the bank in 2014 as the head of Brand Strategy and Reputation.
McDonnell will be located in Minneapolis. “Beth is a passionate advocate for the U.S. Bank brand and is committed to building and enhancing our presence in every market we reach,” said Kate Quinn, executive vice president and chief strategy and reputation officer for U.S. Bank.
“She is driven to be the best, and she will push us to continue to be our consumers’ most trusted choice and carry our brand far into the future. Beth has made a tremendous impact on our organization since joining U.S. Bank and will be a remarkable leader in this new capacity.” The firm has institutional ownership of 74.00%, while insider ownership included 0.10%. USB attains analyst recommendation of 2.70 with week’s performance of 1.62%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 6.27%.