Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) reports earnings on July 28, with analysts expecting earnings of $0.17 per share on $1.86 billion in the second quarter of 2020 sales. The stock has fallen more than 3% after the giant semi-conductor met with the first quarter estimates and posted in-line second quarter guidance in April, but it melts quickly and settle into a trading range that broke to the upside this week. The stock is trading at an all-time high in the mid – $60s, after Dow component Intel Corporation (INTC) has pushed the release of its 7nm PROCESSOR.
- AMD stock has broken out to all time and could show impressive progress in the years to come.
- The risks of the coming week on the earnings increased as a result of this week’s high percentage of earnings.
- The purchase of interest needs to play “catch-up” with price increases.
Cowen updated AMD stock last week, raising its price target to $65, more than $1 below the current price. Analyst Matthew Ramsey reiterated its bullish view, noting that “Robust and predictable product of the execution and the server of the growth of income remain the most important long-term measuring sticks; we are confident in the two. Expect upside to the Q3, and the FY20 consensus driven by the console. Q3 GM percentage of likely tick down a quarter, but the strong ex-console of the year-on-year core margin expansion should continue.”
The evaluation of the brands the greatest risk to the players in the market to purchase the stock in advance of the state, as it has increased by more than nine points in the last two sessions, setting a high bar for the continuation of the increase. Wall Street consensus adds to this warning in view, with the advance of lifting prices well above the median $58 target and$ 5, below the Street high of $71 to the target. Accordingly, interested investors must hope for new upgrades and price target increases to direct you to the benefit of the new.
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Advanced Micro Devices Long-Term Chart (1990 – 2020)
A choppy upward trend during the 1990s topped out at $48.50 in 2000, giving way to a strong market decline, the decline amounted to 11-year low in the single digits in the fourth quarter of 2002. The stock has performed well during the mid-decade bull market, cover approximately 80% of the state of the lower front of the trim to $42.70 in 2006. Aggressive sellers then took control, carving a steady downtick which has accelerated during the economic collapse of 2008, before falling to the lowest since the 1980s.
The stock tested the low in 2012 and 2015, completing a triple bottom reversal that presaged a strong upward trend, driven by the bitcoin mining craze. The rise of the impasse below resistance at the 2000 and 2006 peaks in September 2018, in advance of a November 2019 breakout that has reached $59.27 in February 2020. It held up well during the vertical sale in March, bouncing strongly to the 50-week exponential moving average (EMA) and the negotiation of back up in April.
Advanced Micro Devices Short-Term Chart (2018 – 2020)
The balance volume (OBV), the accumulation-distribution indicator topped in February 2020, after a strong build-up phase, and decreased in March. She was overthrown in April, after testing resistance and has, so far at least, not to get on the red line. This triggers a modest bearish divergence that increases risk in the topic of next week’s release, warning that buying interest may not be sufficient to support a price increase without decline.
Two years of price action shows unusual symmetry, with the 2018 2019 cup and handle breakout pattern the same on a smaller scale 2020 evasion model. This type of “echo” can predict strong and long-lasting price of development that has the potential to lift Advanced Micro devices stock in the three figures in the years to come. Even so, it is best to trade short-term buy and sell signals until wide benchmarks to generate more strong tail wind.
The Divergence is when the price of an asset moves in the opposite direction of a technical indicator, such as an oscillator, or that is in movement, unlike other data. Divergence warns that the price may weaken and, in some cases, can lead to the price changing direction.
The Bottom Line
Advanced Micro devices stock has broken out to an all-time high, making the reward-to-risk profile of the topic the next week on the earnings report.
Disclosure: The author held no positions in the aforementioned securities at the time of publication.