- Advanced Micro Devices shares rose as much as 17%to a record high on Friday after competing company Intel revealed its next-generation processors are delayed
- AMD led the Nasdaq composite and S&P 500 through the session and now sits up 50%year-to-date.
- Intel’s statement ruined an otherwise favorable revenues report. The business beat estimates for profits and earnings, however the chip hold-up and weak assistance led investors to flee the stock.
- Intel’s 7-nanometer chips won’t reach products until late 2022 at the earliest, the company’s president stated. AMD already sells its own 7-nm processor.
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The rise placed AMD shares at a record high and established the stock as the biggest winner in both the Nasdaq composite and S&P500 The semiconductor business is up approximately 50%year-to-date, benefitting from a broader tech rally from the marketplace’s March lows.
Intel’s Friday announcement spoiled an otherwise positive second-quarter profits report. The chipmaker reported better-than-expected profits and earnings. Still, financiers browsed the figures and focused on a delay to a crucial development in chip technology.
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” We are seeing an approximate six-month shift in our 7-nanometer-based CPU item timing relative to prior expectations,” Intel CEO Bob Swan said in the report, pointing out a “flaw mode” in the chips.
Intel likewise disappointed with its third-quarter assistance, forecasting earnings per share of $1.10 compared to a slightly higher quote. The company’s shares toppled as much as 18% on the news.
AMD currently sells 7-nanometer chips, giving the business an unique lead over a number of peers. A smaller nanometer procedure permits chipmakers to position smallers transistors on a chip. Smaller transistors are likewise more power-efficient.
Intel now anticipates its first 7-nm chips to reach products in late 2022 or2023 Data-center items will receive 7-nm chips in the very first half of 2023, Swan included.
AMD traded at $6874 since 2: 25 p.m. ET Friday.
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