What to Expect from Advanced Micro Devices
Advanced Micro Devices (NYS: AMD) is expected to report Q4 earnings on Jan. 22. Here's what Wall Street wants to see:
The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict Advanced Micro Devices's revenues will compress -32.0% and EPS will shrink to a loss.
The average estimate for revenue is $1.15 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is -$0.19.
Last quarter, Advanced Micro Devices reported revenue of $1.27 billion. GAAP reported sales were 25% lower than the prior-year quarter's $1.69 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at -$0.20. GAAP EPS were -$0.21 for Q3 compared to $0.13 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 preceding quarter, gross margin was 30.9%, 1,380 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was -10.1%, 1,830 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was -12.4%, 1,810 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $5.42 billion. The average EPS estimate is -$0.19.
The stock has a two-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 3,082 members out of 3,759 rating the stock outperform, and 677 members rating it underperform. Among 599 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 463 give Advanced Micro Devices a green thumbs-up, and 136 give it a red thumbs-down.
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 $4.74.
Is Advanced Micro Devices the best semiconductor stock for you? You may be missing something obvious. Check out the semiconductor company that Motley Fool analysts expect to lead "The Next Trillion-dollar Revolution." Click here for instant access to this free report.
- Add Advanced Micro Devices to My Watchlist.
The article What to Expect from Advanced Micro Devices originally appeared on Fool.com.Seth Jayson had no position in any company mentioned here at the time of publication. You can view his stock holdings here. He is co-advisor ofMotley Fool Hidden Gems, which provides new small-cap ideas every month, backed by a real-money portfolio. The Motley Fool has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.
Copyright © 1995 - 2013 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.