NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it -2.32% to close at $61.15 with the total traded volume of 14.87 Million shares. Nvidia (NVDA) reported that it is not happy with the data that Intel has presented in a recent keynote involving the company’s Xeon Phi compute processors. According to Nvidia, Intel has used old benchmarking software and hardware to paint Xeon Phi in a more competitive light against Nvidia’s compute hardware.
On a slide presented at ISC 2016, Intel claims that their Xeon Phi hardware is up to 2.3x faster at neural network training than a competing Nvidia GPU. Xeon Phi is also allegedly up to 38% better at scaling, according to the data and comparisons that Intel used on the above slide. Nvidia has disputed both of these claims in a recent blog post.
Intel has apparently manipulated these benchmarks by using an out-of-date version of the benchmarking software Caffe AlexNet, the latest versions of which give Nvidia a 30 percent training performance advantage over Intel. Nvidia also says that Intel compared Xeon Phi to older Maxwell-based products; had they compared to modern Pascal parts, Nvidia would have a 90 percent advantage. The firm has institutional ownership of 94.50%, while insider ownership included 0.80%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 6.32. NVDA attains analyst recommendation of 2.40 with week performance of 4.51%.
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with -0.54% to $35.02. Intel Corp. (INTC) reported that it signaled it wants a bigger role in artificial intelligence, revealing plans to modify a line of chips to target a fast-growing market turning into a battleground for technology suppliers. The company told technology developers Wednesday that it plans next year to deliver a new version of the Xeon Phi processor, a product line previously targeted at scientific applications, with added features designed to accelerate tasks associated with what Silicon Valley calls artificial intelligence.
Intel said the technology will help accelerate a technique called deep learning, increasingly used for tasks such as interpreting speech, identifying objects in photos and piloting autonomous vehicles. The share price of INTC attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 1.14%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 45.38% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -1.79%.
Sprint Corporation (NYSE:S) [Trend Analysis] plunged reacts as active mover, shares a decrease -0.66% to traded at $6.01 and the percentage gap between open changing to regular change was 0.00%. Sprint (NYSE:S) reported that it is reaching out to assist the local community impacted by Blue Cut Fire currently burning out of control north of San Bernardino. The company is delivering charging stations to evacuation centers, loaning devices with service at no charge to state and local agencies impacted or assisting in response to this event and making a $1,000 donation to the American Red Cross Serving San Bernardino County to assist evacuees.
“Sprint is actively involved in the local community and we want to lend a helping hand to our family, friends, customers and neighbors,” said Kevin Kunkel, Sprint’s Region President for Southern California. “We need to be nimble with our support for those impacted by the Blue Cut Fire and provide some relief to our customers, our employees and local agencies affected by the wildfire.” The firm’s current ratio calculated as 0.80 for the most recent quarter. The firm past twelve months price to sales ratio was 0.74 and price to cash ratio remained 4.71. As far as the returns are concern, the return on equity was recorded as -11.30% and return on investment was 0.30% while its return on asset stayed at -2.80%. The firm has total debt to equity ratio measured as 1.90.