Why Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) Is Unattractive?


Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)‘s shares have oscillated between a high of $-30.61% and a low of $203.94% over the last 12 months.

For the last 50 days, the stock has risen to a peak price of $-30.61% and hit a bottom of $9.54%.

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 72% Sell with a Weakening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction. Longer term, the trend strength is Strong. Long term indicators mostly agree with the trend. The market is approaching oversold territory. Be watchful of a trend reversal.

Recently, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) announced financial results and business progress for the 1st quarter. AMD reported ($0.04) EPS for the quarter, meeting consensus estimates of ($0.04). The company reported revenue of $984 million during the quarter. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.12) earnings per share. The revenues for the quarter were up 18.3% compared to the same quarter last year.

On moving volumes measurements, the stock?s 20-Day Simple Moving Average price is $-11.79%, 50-Day Simple Moving Average is $-18.19% and 200-Day Simple Moving Average is $9.36%.

The stock is now moved -4.85% for the year. Over the last six months it has moved 55.03%, compared with a movement of -20.43% for the quarter, -17.63% for the month and 3.85% for the week.

The average volume, usually a measurement of three months average, is 67.91M. Relative volume on the other hand is 0.97. In total, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. has 968.43M shares outstanding, with 935.34M of them being free float shares.

The stock?s short float stands at 12.77%, working out to a short ratio of 1.76.

Institutional investors own 67.60% of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.?s equity, while insiders own 0.60% of the stock. In the last couple of months, the stock has seen -4.14% institutional investor transactions, compared to -89.02% insider transactions.

How have the investors seen their investment in the stock change? Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.’s return on equity for the trailing 12 months is -231.40% and return on investments for a similar period calculates to -25.90%. The company posted return on assets of -13.60% for the same trailing 12 months period.

Does Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. have the ability to keep its doors open ? at least over the short-term? The company’s current ratio at the end of the most recent quarter was 1.80, while quick ratio for the same period was 1.20.

For the matters of debt, the company’s Long Term Debt/Equity for the most recent quarter was 3.44.

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