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Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD)


Business Summary:

AMD is a global supplier of integrated circuits for the personal and networked computer and communications markets with manufacturing facilities in the United States,
Europe and Asia. AMD, a Fortune 500 and Standard & Poor's 500 company, produces microprocessors, chipsets and graphics devices. Founded in 1969 and based in
Sunnyvale, California, AMD had revenues of $5.3 billion in 2013. In October 2006 AMD bought the graphics company ATI.

Institutional Ownership


Institutional Holdings 62.04%
Total Number of Holders 550
Total Shares Held 598,561,760
Total Value of Holdings 7,075,000,003
Net Activity 19,034,739
1.   VANGUARD GROUP INC 102,027,325
2.   BLACKROCK INC. 60,392,728
3.   FMR LLC 36,104,766
4.   STATE STREET CORP 32,121,298
5.   OPPENHEIMERFUNDS, INC. 22,076,133
  Holders Shares
Increased Positions 278 103,090,154
Decreased Positions 224 84,055,415
Held Positions 48 411,416,191
Total Institutional Shares 550 598,561,760
  Holders Shares
New Positions 102 19,863,745
Sold Out Positions 94 17,793,089
Quarterly Financial Segment Summary
Computing and Graphics segment revenue was $958 million, up 60 percent year-over-year and 17 percent sequentially. The year-over-year and sequential increases were primarily driven by strong sales of Radeon graphics and Ryzen desktop processors.
Operating income was $85 million, compared to an operating loss of $21 million in Q4 2016 and operating income of $70 million in Q3 2017. The year-over-year and sequential improvements were primarily driven by higher revenue.
Client average selling price (ASP) was up year-over-year driven by higher Ryzen desktop processors ASP. Client ASP was flat sequentially.
GPU ASP increased year-over-year and sequentially due to higher desktop and professional graphics ASP.
Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom segment revenue was $522 million, up 3 percent year-over-year driven by server revenue. Sequentially, revenue decreased 37 percent driven by seasonally lower semi-custom SoC revenue.
Operating income was $19 million compared to $47 million in Q4 2016 and $84 million in Q3 2017. The year-over-year decrease was primarily due to the absence of a $31 million licensing gain in Q4 2016 and an increase in R&D expenses, partially offset by the benefit from a richer product mix. The sequential decrease was primarily due to seasonally lower semi-custom SoC revenue.
All Other operating loss was $22 million compared with operating losses of $29 million in Q4 2016 and $28 million in Q3 2017. The year-over-year and sequential improvement was primarily related to lower stock-based compensation charges in Q4 2017.
Recent Corporate Highlights
AMD expanded its presence in the datacenter with new AMD EPYC™ processor-powered solutions and deployments:
Microsoft Azure became the first global cloud provider to deploy AMD EPYC processors in its datacenters for its latest L-Series of Virtual Machines.
Baidu deployed AMD EPYC single-socket platforms to power its AI, big data, and cloud computing datacenters.
New high-performance platforms powered by AMD EPYC CPUs are now available from ecosystem partners including ASUS, GIGABYTE Technology, and Supermicro.
The AMD EPYC processor-powered HPE ProLiant DL385 Gen10 server started shipping in volume in December 2017, which launched with record-setting SPEC CPU® performance and features leadership cost per virtual machine configurations.
EPYC CPUs were recognized as the Linley Group Analysts’ Choice Awards “Best Server Processor” and in the “Top 5 Products or Technologies to Watch” category of both the HPCWire Readers’ Choice and Editors’ Choice Awards.

AMD continued its commitment to bring innovation and competition to every segment of the PC market with the launch of its Ryzen Mobile Processors with Radeon Vega graphics, including the AMD Ryzen™ 7 2700U processor - the world’s fastest processor for ultrathin notebooks.
Combining the power of the “Zen” CPU and “Vega” GPU architectures, Ryzen mobile processors deliver up to 3x the CPU performance, up to 2.3x the GPU performance, and up to 58 percent less power consumption compared to the previous generation AMD notebook processors.
Ryzen mobile-based notebooks are currently available from Acer, HP, and Lenovo, with more systems expected from Dell and other OEMs in Q1 2018.
AMD and Qualcomm announced a collaboration to bring smooth and fast PC connectivity based on Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ LTE modem solutions to high-performance AMD Ryzen mobile processors designed for consumer and enterprise notebooks.
At CES 2018, AMD announced details for upcoming computing and graphics products including its first 7nm product, a Radeon “Vega” GPU specifically built for machine learning applications, as well as next-generation Ryzen CPUs and desktop Ryzen APUs.
Momentum around AMD’s next-generation “Vega” graphics portfolio continues to build:
Apple launched its most powerful Mac ever, the iMac Pro featuring AMD Radeon Pro Vega graphics.
AMD designed a semi-custom GPU that will be integrated into the 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processor with Radeon RX Vega M Graphics.
AMD announced the expansion of the “Vega” family with the Radeon Vega Mobile GPU for ultrathin notebooks.
AMD released a major update to its advanced GPU software suite for Radeon graphics, the Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition.
AMD announced the appointment of Mark Durcan to its board of directors.
AMD expanded its leadership team with the appointment of graphics industry leaders Mike Rayfield as senior vice president and general manager of AMD Radeon Technologies Group (RTG) and David Wang as senior vice president of engineering for RTG. Rayfield will be responsible for all aspects of strategy and business management for AMD’s consumer graphics, professional graphics, and semi-custom products. Wang will be responsible for all aspects of graphics engineering, including the technical strategy, architecture, hardware, and software for AMD graphics products and technologies.
Current Outlook
AMD’s outlook statements are based on current expectations. The following statements are forward-looking, and actual results could differ materially depending on market conditions and the factors set forth under “Cautionary Statement” below.
For Q1 2018, AMD expects revenue to be approximately $1.55 billion, plus or minus $50 million, an increase of 32 percent year-over-year, primarily driven by the strength of the ramp of new Ryzen, GPU and EPYC products.
Guidance for Q1 2018 and the year-over-year comparison are under the new revenue recognition accounting standard (ASC 606). AMD is adopting the new revenue recognition standard by applying the “full retrospective”

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AMD DUE DILIGENCE / recent news/filings

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:04:20 GMT ~ Is It Panic Time for Advanced Micro Devices?

[at Wall St. Cheat Sheet] - The company has a lot of debt. In fact total debt at the end of the quarter was $2.21 billion, an increase from $2.14 billion at the end of the first quarter.

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:50:00 GMT ~ Why Advanced Micro Devices Sell-Off Is a Great Buying Opportunity

[at TheStreet] - Investors willing to ignore the 24% year-over-year jump in revenue and the company's 2-cent profit don't understand what the company is working to achieve.

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 19:36:19 GMT ~ Advanced Micro Devices Shares Continues To Tumble

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:50:00 GMT ~ [$$] Intel Taking Down AMD in the Low End

[at] - Pacific Crest Securities PC basket buyers beware! Buy fundamentals (Intel) and sell hope (Advanced Micro Devices). Intel's (INTC) Atom Bay Trail is taking notebook share from AMD (AMD) at PC original equipment manufacturers (OEM). Based on design-win visibility at PC OEM customers, recent conversations with notebook ODMs indicate that AMD is ceding material share to Intel's Atom Bay Trail platform in the sub-$399 computing market. We note that Intel's new competitive strategy will refocus the company on the low-end x86 computing segment, a market in which the company has not participated in since its netbook push ended in 2010.

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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:02:09 GMT ~ What's Wrong With Intel Corporation Today?

[at Motley Fool] - Intel is giving back some of its Wednesday gains today. What's going on?

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$AMD company information

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Ticker: $AMD
OTC Market Place: Not Available
CIK code: 0000002488
Company name: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Incorporated In: DE, USA


$AMD share structure

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Market Value: $3,482,531,405 a/o Jul 17, 2014
Shares Outstanding: 762,041,883 a/o Apr 28, 2014
Float: Not Available
Authorized Shares: Not Available
Par Value: 0.01
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#91300  Sticky Note $AMD recent news/filings mick 01/18/16 02:27:19 PM
#93812   running a little hot!.....might need to trade sideways dirtydozen911 05/22/18 05:38:39 PM
#93811   May 22, 2018 @ 03:39 AM 1,000 [UPDATE] No, abracky 05/22/18 04:20:23 PM
#93810   Asus kills its recently formed Arez brand for abracky 05/21/18 10:06:39 PM
#93809   it’s been in this 10ish to 15ish band janeyH 05/21/18 07:23:37 PM
#93808   oopsy - it’s coming though janeyH 05/21/18 02:52:19 PM
#93807   I believe we close around $13.74. Just an observation stocky101 05/21/18 09:23:12 AM
#93806   This could be the $50 stock that we stocky101 05/21/18 09:20:13 AM
#93805   yes it was, and I was happy to dirtydozen911 05/18/18 11:55:51 AM
#93804   janey called it - under 10 was a bargain janeyH 05/18/18 07:48:53 AM
#93803   Was pretty bummed out a few weeks ago. fraz123 05/17/18 09:08:58 PM
#93802   World’s Largest Commercial PC Manufacturers Introduce AMD Ryzen™ abracky 05/14/18 11:52:48 AM
#93801   looking good ....climbing the stairs,in fact all my dirtydozen911 05/14/18 11:41:40 AM
#93800   Next stop, Cliff jump! Lowjack 05/11/18 04:58:19 PM
#93799   Yeah except AMD cards are primarily used in dannyzee84 05/11/18 02:51:30 PM
#93798   Facebook Looking to enter into crypto which would stocky101 05/11/18 01:48:49 PM
#93797   So I was right but still can’t admit dannyzee84 05/11/18 01:27:43 PM
#93796   You’re not worth my time...BYE P.S. Better cover. schaub 05/11/18 01:26:41 PM
#93795   Uh there’s a gap starting at 10.2 area.. dannyzee84 05/11/18 01:23:42 PM
#93794   Gap already filled...moving higher. Now I’m LMAO. schaub 05/11/18 01:22:25 PM
#93793   “The new Vega cards can compete with the dannyzee84 05/11/18 01:15:28 PM
#93792   LMAO schaub 05/11/18 01:13:08 PM
#93791   We will see the gap filled before new dannyzee84 05/11/18 01:00:48 PM
#93790   $AMD Thinking about buying stock in Advanced Micro MazelTov 05/11/18 08:17:20 AM
#93789   I added on the 23rd......chart looks great.....I don`t dirtydozen911 05/09/18 10:36:11 AM
#93788   * * $AMD Video Chart 05-04-18 * * ClayTrader 05/04/18 05:05:40 PM
#93787   All your base belong to us! Lowjack 05/01/18 07:05:19 PM
#93786   AMD "It doesn't run the programs you buy"! Lowjack 05/01/18 12:31:16 PM
#93785   I think you're right .. long haul Peabody27 04/30/18 07:50:30 PM
#93784   Yeah right...thx, I needed a good laugh. schaub 04/30/18 07:18:53 PM
#93783   Cover? Looks like I’m right in my assessment. dannyzee84 04/30/18 06:12:09 PM
#93782   If intel can't get 10nm to print, what Lowjack 04/30/18 06:09:15 PM
#93781   I've been watching AMD over the past few PersianMeow 04/30/18 12:55:04 PM
#93780   hahahaha - sorry you missed the under 10 janeyH 04/28/18 05:51:22 PM
#93779   Ryzen's processor is highly recognized: AMD had a FuninUSA 04/28/18 11:18:39 AM
#93778   Don’t think so...nice try. Better cover before EOD. schaub 04/27/18 02:54:50 PM
#93777   Under $10 next week and back into the dannyzee84 04/27/18 12:31:00 PM
#93776   Overvalued? Thanks for the laugh. You schaub 04/27/18 12:28:07 PM
#93775   Gone back down, belongs below 10 until they dannyzee84 04/27/18 11:23:07 AM
#93774   It’s because it’s still over valued.. they are dannyzee84 04/27/18 11:21:46 AM
#93773   Long term play definitely. Might get bought out Cannabisprince 04/27/18 09:48:21 AM
#93772   Yeah well you might have your chance soon! audioguy 04/27/18 09:43:49 AM
#93771   Take it down to $5-6. So i can Cannabisprince 04/27/18 09:25:28 AM
#93770   Lets watch and see if it will be audioguy 04/27/18 09:07:42 AM
#93769   * * $AMD Video Chart 04-26-18 * * ClayTrader 04/26/18 04:09:22 PM
#93768   Where is my $14>? holter49 04/26/18 01:37:19 PM
#93767   $ 10.61 end of day 31twu 04/26/18 12:32:36 PM
#93766   Day Traders will take it back down under 31twu 04/26/18 11:58:17 AM
#93765   Booooooooooooooooooooooooooom Go AMD Sil 04/26/18 11:51:49 AM
#93764   We will see 12.12. Today and tomorrow 14.14. Sil 04/26/18 10:25:52 AM
#93763   Time for short squeeze Go AMD Sil 04/26/18 10:17:26 AM