Contrasting Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and The Competition
Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD) is one of 103 publicly-traded companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Advanced Micro Devices to related companies based on the strength of its earnings, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.
Volatility & Risk
Advanced Micro Devices has a beta of 2.49, indicating that its share price is 149% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Advanced Micro Devices’ peers have a beta of 1.00, indicating that their average share price is 0% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
60.9% of Advanced Micro Devices shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.6% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of Advanced Micro Devices shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.8% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Advanced Micro Devices and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Advanced Micro Devices||5||13||10||0||2.18|
|Advanced Micro Devices Competitors||933||4778||8743||364||2.58|
Advanced Micro Devices presently has a consensus target price of $14.40, suggesting a potential upside of 26.51%. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 5.20%. Given Advanced Micro Devices’ higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Advanced Micro Devices is more favorable than its peers.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Advanced Micro Devices and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Advanced Micro Devices||$4.27 billion||-$497.00 million||-126.44|
|Advanced Micro Devices Competitors||$4.37 billion||$529.33 million||43.69|
Advanced Micro Devices’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Advanced Micro Devices. Advanced Micro Devices is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Advanced Micro Devices and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Advanced Micro Devices||-1.39%||-4.99%||-0.65%|
|Advanced Micro Devices Competitors||-45.18%||1.24%||1.25%|
Advanced Micro Devices peers beat Advanced Micro Devices on 9 of the 12 factors compared.
Advanced Micro Devices Company Profile
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. is a global semiconductor company. The Company is engaged in offering x86 microprocessors, as standalone devices or as incorporated into an accelerated processing unit (APU), chipsets, discrete graphics processing units (GPUs) and professional graphics, and server and embedded processors and semi-custom System-on-Chip (SoC) products and technology for game consoles. The Company’s segments include the Computing and Graphics segment, and the Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom segment. The Computing and Graphics segment primarily includes desktop and notebook processors and chipsets, discrete GPUs and professional graphics. The Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom segment primarily includes server and embedded processors, semi-custom SoC products, development services, technology for game consoles and licensing portions of its intellectual property portfolio.
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