AMD Beats on Both Top and Bottom Lines
Advanced Micro Devices (NYS: AMD) reported earnings on April 19. Here are the numbers you need to know.
The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended March 31 (Q1), Advanced Micro Devices beat slightly on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.
Compared to the prior-year quarter, revenue contracted slightly and GAAP earnings per share dropped to a loss.
Margins dropped across the board.
Advanced Micro Devices reported revenue of $1.59 billion. The 29 analysts polled by S&P Capital IQ expected revenue of $1.56 billion on the same basis. GAAP reported sales were 1.7% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.61 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.12. The 27 earnings estimates compiled by S&P Capital IQ anticipated $0.09 per share on the same basis. GAAP EPS were -$0.80 for Q1 against $0.68 per share for the prior-year quarter.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the quarter, gross margin was 1.7%, 4,140 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -36.1%, 3,980 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -37.2%, 6,880 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
Next quarter's average estimate for revenue is $1.59 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.12.
Next year's average estimate for revenue is $6.71 billion. The average EPS estimate is $0.65.
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Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on Advanced Micro Devices is hold, with an average price target of $7.61.
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