On Thursday, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) reached at $22.82 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average was -2.61%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average was 3.65% while it has a distance of 7.42% from the 200 days simple moving average.
AMD has released its AMD Radeon Adrenalin 19.3.2 driver which adds support for DX12 in Windows 7 and offers optimizations for The Division 2.
Earlier this week, Microsoft announced that it has worked hard to offer support for its DX12 API in Windows 7. Blizzard’s World of Warcraft is the first game that allows Windows 7 users to use the API, and Microsoft has stated that its likely that more titles will support DX12 in Windows 7.
AMD’s new driver set now officially adds support for DX12 in Microsoft’s older Windows version.
As said, the 19.3.2 driver also offers optimizations for The Division 2, which is being released today. In addition, the new driver also offers performance gains in Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Gathering Storm for those using a AMD Radeon VII GPU.
We’ve included AMD’s official release notes down below:
AMD Radeon Adrenalin 19.3.2 driver release notes
- Tom Clancy’s The Division 2
- Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Gathering Storm
Up to 4% average performance gains on AMD Radeon VII with Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.3.2 vs 19.2.3. RS-288
- DirectX 12 on Windows7 for supported game titles
AMD is thrilled to help expand DirectX 12 adoption across a broader range of Windows operating systems with Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 18.12.2 and onward, which enables consumers to experience exceptional levels of detail and performance in their games.
- Radeon ReLive for VR may sometimes fail to install during Radeon Software installation.
- Fan curve may fail to switch to manual mode after the manual toggle is switched when fan curve is still set to default behavior.
- Changes made in Radeon WattMan settings via Radeon Overlay may sometimes not save or take effect once Radeon Overlay is closed.
Past 5 years growth of AMD observed at 37.90%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 31.59%. The average true range (ATR) is a measure of volatility introduced by Welles Wilder in his book, “New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems.” The true range indicator is the greatest of the following: current high less the current low, the absolute value of the current high less the previous close and the absolute value of the current low less the previous close. The average true range is a moving average, generally 14 days, of the true ranges.
The stock has a market cap of $23.01B with 1.01B shares outstanding, of which the float was 997.92M shares. Analysts consider this stock active, since it switched Trading volume reached 42,818,584 shares as compared to its average volume of 86.41M shares. The Average Daily Trading Volume (ADTV) demonstrates trading activity related to the liquidity of the security. When Ave Volume tends to increase, it shows enhanced liquidity.
But when Ave Volume is lower, the security will tend to be cheap as people are not as keen to purchase it. Hence, it might have an effect on the worth of the security. AMD’s relative volume was 0.49. Relative volume is a great indicator to keep a close eye on, but like most indicators it works best in conjunction with other indicators and on different time frames. Higher relative volume you will have more liquidity in the stock which will tighten spreads and allow you to trade with more size without a ton of slippage.
Important Technical Indicators Analysis Report and Volatility Measures:
Beta is a measure of the volatility, or systematic risk, of a security or a portfolio in comparison to the market as a whole. Beta is used in the capital asset pricing model (CAPM), which calculates the predictable return of an asset based on its beta and predictable market returns. Beta is also known as the beta coefficient.
A beta of 1 indicates that the security’s price moves with the market. A beta of less than 1 means that the security is theoretically less volatile than the market. A beta of greater than 1 indicates that the security’s price is theoretically more volatile than the market. After a recent check, beta value for this stock comes out to be 3.41. A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for AMD producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 4.18% and for the month booked as 3.40%. Regardless of which metric you utilize, a firm understanding of the concept of volatility and how it is measured is essential to successful investing. A stock that maintains a relatively stable price has low volatility. When investing in a volatile security, the risk of success is increased just as much as the risk of failure.
The volatility value is used by the investors for various reasons and purposes in measuring the fundamental price change and the rate of variation in AMD’s price. The ART is a specific type of indicator, which is capable of weighing up stock volatility in the financial markets effectively.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. has an average true range (ATR) of 0.83. Other technical indicators are worth considering in assessing the prospects for EQT. AMD’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months was 3.55 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter was 17.97, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter was 19.91. The Company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months was N/A. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter was 1.40. Analysts mean recommendation for the stock was 2.50. This number is based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 indicates a Strong Buy recommendation while 5 represents a Strong Sell.
Should You Go With High Insider Ownership?
Many value investors look for stocks with a high percent of insider ownership, under the theory that when management are shareholders, they will act in its own self interest, and create shareholder value in the long-term. This aligns the interests of shareholders with management, thus benefiting everyone. While this sounds great in theory, high insider ownership can actually lead to the opposite result, a management team that is unaccountable because they can keep their jobs under almost any circumstance.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.‘s shares owned by insiders remained 0.70%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 67.60%.
Where Do Relative Strength Index (RSI) Stands?
Perhaps, it is one of the most important indicators, because it is used in the technical analysis of the stock in the money market. The relative strength index (RSI) is claimed to depict the latest and past performances of the stock market, based upon the ending price volumes of the current trading period. The RSI is characterized as a momentum oscillator, evaluating the speed and scale of directional price shifts. The momentum exemplifies both rising and falling rates of the Price in the stock market. Using RSI, you can calculate momentum as the percentage of elevated closes to reduced closes. But if the stocks have experienced optimistic changes rapidly, then it might have an increased RSI than stocks. So, it might cause negative changes in the market.
The RSI index is largely used by traders on a 14-day time period and is evaluated on a range from 0 to 100, along with both high and low volumes marked at 70 and 30, correspondingly. Both the shorter and longer timeframes are used by the traders for shorter and longer purposes. It further adds high and low ranges like from 80 to 20 and from 90 to 10. This trend takes place less repeatedly.
However, it represents stronger momentum in the market. In the meantime, the Accenture plc’s 14-day RSI was settled at 49.64. All in all, the trends of the stock market were shifting slowly but surely.
Meanwhile, AMD traded under umbrella of Technology sector, the stock was traded -33.16% ahead of its 52-week high and 152.43% beyond its 52-week low. So, both the price and 52-week high indicators would give you a clear-cut picture to evaluate the price direction.