Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) News: Corporate Responsibility Program, Patently Untrue & More

Editor’s Note:  Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD), Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT), Sony Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:SNE), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Optimists Take Different Approaches
(Schaeffer’s Investment research)
Option players from both sides of the aisle have taken a glass-half-full approach to Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) in recent weeks. For starters, speculators at the International Securities Exchange (ISE), Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), and NASDAQ OMX PHLX (PHLX) have bought to open 19,428 calls during the last two weeks, compared to 2,874 puts. What’s more, the resultant 10-day call/put volume ratio of 6.76 (up from its Aug. 1 reading of 2.83) ranks in the 73rd percentile of its annual range, pointing to a healthier-than-usual appetite for long calls over puts of late.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD)

Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT) Beats Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) In Comparison Of Market Capitalization (Property Mentor Group)
Cabot Corp (NYSE:CBT) was acknowledged as having a bigger market capitalization than the smaller end of the S&P 500 (INDEXSP:.INX) for instance Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD), in the most recent look at stocks structured by biggest market capitalization. Market capitalization plays a key role for the investors to help them know about various reasons and the most fundamental reason is that it provides a true evaluation of the value credited by the stock market to the stock of the company.

Advanced Micro Devices: Free Cash Flow Above Expectations (Seerking Alpha)
On August 22, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) held a Corporate Responsibility Program and Activities Conference Call. Although the stated purpose was not financial, there was some additional financial forecasted by management. I almost did not read the Seeking Alpha transcript, because I thought the conference call was not related to the financial status of AMD. I think most other investors also failed to listen to the call, and did not read the transcript.

AMD updates product roadmap for 2014 and 2015 (DigiTimes)
Advanced Micro Devices has recently updated its product roadmap and is set to release its Hawaii-based GPUs at the end of September, Kaveri-based APUs for the high-end segment and Kabini-based APUs for the entry-level segment in the first quarter of 2014, according to sources from the upstream supply chain. AMD has declined to comment on unannounced products. The Kabini-based APUs will adopt the Socket ST3 for notebook applications and the Socket FS1B for desktop applications. The APUs will enter mass production in February 2014 and be announced in March 2014.

AMD: Next-gen consoles not just PC’s in a box (Lazy Gamer)
The specs of the next consoles from Sony Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) both use bits of AMD hardware that have very similar PC analogues, leading many to believe that the next generation consoles are little more than mid-range PC’s in a fancy branded box. That would be silly thinking, says AMD. Speaking to Gamingbolt, PR Lead for Gaming and Enthusiast Graphics at AMD Robert Hallock said that it’s just “patently untrue” that the next-gen consoles are PCs-inna-box.