Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD) is one of 104 public companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Advanced Micro Devices to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Advanced Micro Devices and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Advanced Micro Devices 5 13 10 0 2.18
Advanced Micro Devices Competitors 934 4816 8828 368 2.58

Advanced Micro Devices currently has a consensus price target of $14.37, indicating a potential upside of 31.95%. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 9.97%. Given Advanced Micro Devices’ higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Advanced Micro Devices is more favorable than its competitors.

Risk and Volatility

Advanced Micro Devices has a beta of 2.49, suggesting that its stock price is 149% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Advanced Micro Devices’ competitors have a beta of 1.00, suggesting that their average stock price is 0% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

59.5% of Advanced Micro Devices shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.3% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.6% of Advanced Micro Devices shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.2% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Advanced Micro Devices and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Advanced Micro Devices -1.39% -4.99% -0.65%
Advanced Micro Devices Competitors -44.47% 1.38% 1.38%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Advanced Micro Devices and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Advanced Micro Devices $4.27 billion -$497.00 million -136.13
Advanced Micro Devices Competitors $4.31 billion $520.00 million 43.10

Advanced Micro Devices’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Advanced Micro Devices. Advanced Micro Devices is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Advanced Micro Devices competitors beat Advanced Micro Devices on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

Advanced Micro Devices Company Profile

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. is a global semiconductor company. The Company is engaged in offering x86 microprocessors, as standalone devices or as incorporated into an accelerated processing unit (APU), chipsets, discrete graphics processing units (GPUs) and professional graphics, and server and embedded processors and semi-custom System-on-Chip (SoC) products and technology for game consoles. The Company’s segments include the Computing and Graphics segment, and the Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom segment. The Computing and Graphics segment primarily includes desktop and notebook processors and chipsets, discrete GPUs and professional graphics. The Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom segment primarily includes server and embedded processors, semi-custom SoC products, development services, technology for game consoles and licensing portions of its intellectual property portfolio.

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