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Increased Earnings Estimates Seen for Advanced Micro Devices (AMD): Can It Move Higher?

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. AMDis a Semiconductor company that could be an interesting play for investors. That is because, not only does the stock have decent short-term momentum, but it is seeing solid activity on the earnings estimate revision front as well.

These positive earnings estimate revisions suggest that analysts are becoming more optimistic on AMD’s earnings for the coming quarter and year. In fact, consensus estimates have moved sharply higher for both of these time frames over the past four weeks, suggesting that Advanced Micro Devices could be a solid choice for investors.

Current Quarter Estimates for AMD

In the past 30 days, 5 estimates has gone higher for Advanced Micro Devices while 2 has gone lower in the same time period. The trend has been pretty favorable too, with estimates narrowing from a loss of 13 cents per share 30 days ago, to a loss of 11 cents today, a move of 15.4%.

Current Year Estimates for AMD

Meanwhile, Advanced Micro Devices current year figures are also looking quite promising, with 9 estimates moving higher in the past month, compared to none lower. The consensus estimate trend has also seen a boost for this time frame, with estimates narrowing from a loss of 42 cents per share 30 days ago, to a loss of 38 cents today, a move of 9.5%.

Bottom Line

The stock has also started to move higher lately, adding 29.5% over the past four weeks, suggesting that investors are starting to take note of this impressive story. So investors may definitely want to consider this Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) stock to profit in the near future.

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