Advanced Micro Devices: What you should know now!

by Sentiment Analyst |

Advanced Micro Devices and analyst ratings

Out of a total of 29 analyst ratings for Advanced Micro Devices stock over the past twelve months, 20 are “Buy” ratings, 9 are “Hold” ratings and 0 are “Sell” ratings. On average, this means a “Buy” rating for the security. This is also the view of analysts who recently issued ratings for the stock – the average recommendation for Advanced Micro Devices from last month is also “Buy” (4 Buy, 1 Hold, 0 Sell). Based on the price targets given, the average is $101.29. This means that the share could rise by 38.01% from the last closing price (USD 73.39). The recommendation derived from this is “Buy”. In summary, Advanced Micro Devices thus receives a “buy” rating from the analysts.

What does the fundamental valuation reveal?

The P/E ratio (price-to-earnings ratio) is currently 22.47 and is 71 percent below the industry average (sectorSemiconductor and semiconductor equipment) of 77.25. The stock is thus undervalued from today’s perspective. Therefore, Advanced Micro Devices receives a “buy” rating at this level.

What to expect from investor sentiment

Advanced Micro Devices has been rated rather neutral by mostly private users on social media over the past two weeks. This is the conclusion reached by our editorial team when evaluating the various comments and word messages that have dealt with this stock in the past two weeks. In contrast, predominantly negative topics were raised around the value in the past few days. In summary, we believe that investor sentiment at this level therefore permits a “Hold” rating. In addition, the editorial team also filtered out exactly predictable signals and ultimately found 4 sell signals. We therefore assign a “Sell” recommendation to this evaluation. Therefore, the investor sentiment measurement generates an overall “Hold” rating.

Investors express negative views on Advanced Micro Devices

No significant change in the sentiment picture could be detected for Advanced Micro Devices in recent weeks. A change in sentiment occurs when the mass of market participants on social media, which forms the basis of this evaluation, has a bias toward particularly positive or negative themes. Since no conspicuities were registered in this respect at Advanced Micro Devices, we rate this criterion as “Hold”. With regard to the strength of the discussion, or in other words, the change in the number of posts, on the other hand, a decreasing attention about the company was registered. We honor this with a “Sell” rating. In summary, Advanced Micro Devices therefore gets a “Sell” for this level.

Advanced Micro Devices in Technical Analysis

At $73.39, Advanced Micro Devices is now +12.3% away from its 50-day moving average, the GD50. This leads to a short-term Buy rating. On the basis of the past 200 days, however, the rating is “Sell”, as the distance to the GD200 amounts to -16.9%. In this respect, we rate the share as “Hold” overall from a chart perspective for the two periods.

Share price return not in line with the market

The stock has generated a return of -44.95 percent over the past year. Compared to stocks in the same sector (“Information Technology”), this puts Advanced Micro Devices 102.41 percent below the average (57.47 percent). The median annual return for securities in the same sector “Semiconductor and Semiconductor Equipment” is 44.05 percent. Advanced Micro Devices is currently 89 percent below this figure. Due to the underperformance, we rate the stock an overall “Sell” at this level.