1 Stock the Market Hates
The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which industrials editor/analyst Brendan Byrnes and consumer goods editor/analyst Austin Smith discuss topics across the investing world.
In today's edition, Brendan and Austin continue their series "Stocks the Market Hates," in which they discuss stocks with high short percentages. Today, they discuss chip maker AMD. The company has seemingly always played second fiddle to Intel, and we think that will continue. But AMD is also a company that can carve out its own niche, which is why we wouldn't short it either. The company's new Fusion processor could recapture some market share, and we believe the company can compete against NVIDIA for some market share in the graphics processor market. Because of this, we rate this company as a solid hold.
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At the time this article was published Austin Smith has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. Brendan Byrnes owns shares of Apple. The Motley Fool owns shares of Apple, Google, and Intel.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendApple, Google, Intel, and NVIDIA. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.
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