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1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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Cash-to-Debt 0.88
NAS:AMD's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. NAS:AMD: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:AMD' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.62 Max: 2.78
Current: 0.88
0.17
2.78
Equity-to-Asset 0.13
NAS:AMD's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. NAS:AMD: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:AMD' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.13  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.13
-0.13
0.72
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 0.96
Beneish M-Score: -3.58
WACC vs ROIC
17.50%
-43.74%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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Operating Margin % -8.71
NAS:AMD's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
80% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. NAS:AMD: -8.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:AMD' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.43  Med: -5.77 Max: 13.06
Current: -8.71
-39.43
13.06
Net Margin % -11.63
NAS:AMD's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
80% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. NAS:AMD: -11.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:AMD' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.68  Med: -9.48 Max: 7.48
Current: -11.63
-57.68
7.48
ROA % -15.23
NAS:AMD's ROA % is ranked lower than
87% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. NAS:AMD: -15.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:AMD' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.56  Med: -12.74 Max: 9.9
Current: -15.23
-32.56
9.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -76.08
NAS:AMD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9.62 vs. NAS:AMD: -76.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:AMD' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -133.33  Med: -37.87 Max: 48.02
Current: -76.08
-133.33
48.02
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -10.00
NAS:AMD's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
80% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. NAS:AMD: -10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:AMD' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.4  Med: -2.8 Max: 18.9
Current: -10
-11.4
18.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 76.00
NAS:AMD's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. NAS:AMD: 76.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NAS:AMD' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.2  Med: 4.9 Max: 133.3
Current: 76
-29.2
133.3
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Advanced Micro Devices Inc is a semiconductor company with facilities around the world. It operates in two segments: Computing Solutions and Graphics and Visual Solutions.

Advanced Micro Devices designs and produces microprocessors and low-power processor solutions for the computer, communications, and consumer electronics industries. The majority of the firm's sales are in the computer market. AMD acquired graphics processor and chipset maker ATI in 2006 in an effort to improve its positioning in the PC food chain. In 2009, the firm spun out its manufacturing operations to form a foundry joint venture, GlobalFoundries.

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AMD Acquires Software Company HiAlgo, Laying Groundwork for Future Gaming Innovation in Radeon Software

HiAlgo Acquisition Brings New Capabilities to Radeon Software to Maximize Gaming Experience per Dollar for PC Users

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 29, 2016) - AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced the acquisition of software company HiAlgo Inc., a developer of unique PC gaming technologies designed to help Radeon™ RX Series GPUs transform gaming experience, increase GPU efficiency and improve the overall consistency of gaming experiences. The acquisition lays the groundwork for future gaming innovation in Radeon Software that will benefit owners of Radeon™ RX Series GPUs. "Software is an integral part of advancing the science of graphics, enabling us to best harness the silicon of the GPU to maximize performance and deliver outstanding experiences in games and applications," said Raja Koduri, senior vice president and chief architect, Radeon Technologies Group, AMD. "HiAlgo embodies our spirit of passion, persistence and play by delivering a number of creative approaches to software that improve gamers' experiences, and helps future-proof1 the GPU." Radeon Software enables the ultimate in performance, features and stability of Radeon™ graphics to ensure an exceptional user experience. Today, launching alongside the Radeon™ RX 480 graphics card are nine new features of Radeon Software Crimson Edition designed to give users more control over their computing experience, including multi-GPU, display, and power efficiency settings, and a redefined overclocking tool in Radeon WattMan2. For more information on Radeon Software, visit Radeon.com. Supporting Resources

Read more about Radeon Software at Radeon.com
Become a fan of AMD on Facebook
Follow Radeon™ graphics on Twitter

About AMD

For more than 45 years AMD has driven innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies -- the building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the datacenter. Hundreds of millions of consumers, leading Fortune 500 businesses, and cutting-edge scientific research facilities around the world rely on AMD technology daily to improve how they live, work, and play. AMD employees around the world are focused on building great products that push the boundaries of what is possible. For more information about how AMD is enabling today and inspiring tomorrow, visit the AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) website, blog, Facebook and Twitter pages. Cautionary Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ("AMD") which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are commonly identified by words such as "would," "may," "expects," "believes," "plans," "intends," "projects" and other terms with similar meaning. Investors are cautioned that the forward-looking statements in this press release are based on current beliefs, assumptions and expectations, speak only as of the date of this document and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations. Material factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations include, without limitation, the following: the possibility that Intel Corporation's dominance of the microprocessor market and its aggressive business practices may limit AMD's ability to compete effectively; AMD relies on GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. (GF) to manufacture all of its microprocessor and APU products and a certain portion of its GPU products, with limited exceptions. If GF is not able to satisfy AMD's manufacturing requirements, its business could be adversely impacted; AMD relies on third parties to manufacture its products, and if they are unable to do so on a timely basis in sufficient quantities and using competitive technologies, AMD's business could be materially adversely affected; failure to achieve expected manufacturing yields for AMD's products could negatively impact its financial results; the success of AMD's business is dependent upon its ability to introduce products on a timely basis with features and performance levels that provide value to its customers while supporting and coinciding with significant industry transitions; if AMD cannot generate sufficient revenue and operating cash flow or obtain external financing, it may face a cash shortfall and be unable to make all of its planned investments in research and development or other strategic investments; the loss of a significant customer may have a material adverse effect on AMD; global economic uncertainty may adversely impact AMD's business and operating results; AMD may not be able to generate sufficient cash to service its debt obligations or meet its working capital requirements; AMD has a substantial amount of indebtedness which could adversely affect its financial position and prevent it from implementing its strategy or fulfilling its contractual obligations; the agreements governing AMD's notes and the secured revolving line of credit (Secured Revolving Line of Credit) impose restrictions on AMD that may adversely affect its ability to operate its business; the completion and impact of its restructuring plan announced in October 2015, its transformation initiatives and any future restructuring actions could adversely affect it; the markets in which AMD's products are sold are highly competitive; uncertainties involving the ordering and shipment of AMD's products could materially adversely affect it; AMD's receipt of revenue from its semi-custom SoC products is dependent upon its technology being designed into third-party products and the success of those products; the demand for AMD's products depends in part on the market conditions in the industries into which they are sold. Fluctuations in demand for AMD's products or a market decline in any of these industries could have a material adverse effect on its results of operations; AMD's ability to design and introduce new products in a timely manner is dependent upon third-party intellectual property; AMD depends on third-party companies for the design, manufacture and supply of motherboards, software and other computer platform components to support its business; if AMD loses Microsoft Corporation's support for its products or other software vendors do not design and develop software to run on AMD's products, its ability to sell its products could be materially adversely affected; and AMD's reliance on third-party distributors and AIB partners subjects it to certain risks. Investors are urged to review in detail the risks and uncertainties in AMD's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including but not limited to AMD's Quarterly  Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 26, 2016. AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, Radeon, and combinations thereof, are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. 1 Statement of "future-proof" refers to support of current and upcoming technology standards including 14nm FinFET process technology, DirectX®12 and Vulkan™ API support, new display technology, and experiences such as VR. "Future-proof" statement is not meant to serve as a warranty or indicate that users will never have to upgrade their graphics technology again. Support of current and upcoming technology standards described above has the potential to reduce frequency of graphics upgrades for some users. RX-5 2 Formerly AMD OverDrive. AMD graphics processors are intended to be operated only within their associated specifications and factory settings. Operating your AMD graphics processor outside of specification or in excess of factory settings, including but not limited to overclocking, may damage your graphics processor and/or lead to other problems, including but not limited to, damage to your system components (including your motherboard and components thereon (e.g. memory)), system instabilities (e.g. data loss and corrupted images), shortened graphics processor, system component and/or system life and in extreme cases, total system failure. AMD does not provide support or service for issues or damages related to use of an AMD graphics processor outside of graphics processor specifications or in excess of factory settings. You may also not receive support or service from your system manufacturer. DAMAGES CAUSED BY USE OF YOUR AMD OR AMD GRAPHICS PROCESSOR OUTSIDE OF SPECIFICATION OR IN EXCESS OF FACTORY SETTINGS ARE NOT COVERED UNDER YOUR AMD PRODUCT WARRANTY AND MAY NOT BE COVERED BY YOUR SYSTEM MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY.







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AMD Launches the Radeon Rebellion With the Radeon(TM) RX 480 Graphics Card, Available Now

PC Ecosystem, Gamers and Game Developers Commend Radeon™ RX 480 for Redefining Performance/$ in Its Class and Delivering the Most Compelling Solution for Premium VR Experiences

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 29, 2016) - Today a revolution in PC gaming and VR began as AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) launched the Radeon™ RX 480 graphics card designed to deliver enthusiast-level gaming performance and features, the world's most advanced graphics technology and an extraordinary value proposition to fans and gamers around the world. The Radeon™ RX 480 introduces premium technology engineered to deliver the best performance/$ in its class1, democratize VR and deliver a wide range of future-proof technologies2 supporting current and forthcoming game and video standards. The cards will start at SEP $199 USD for the Radeon™ RX 480 4GB card, and SEP $239 for the Radeon™ RX 480 8GB card. Details regarding the new Radeon™ RX 480 graphics card and related technologies are available at AMD's new gamer-focused website, Radeon.com. "Our message to gamers everywhere is that the Radeon™ RX 480 is every bit as much your card as it is ours," said Raja Koduri, senior vice president and chief architect, Radeon Technologies Group, AMD. "We designed this technology by listening intently to you, the gamers who have bought and played on our graphics technology for years. We've worked tirelessly to produce something that satisfies the most discerning gamer, and delivers the ideal product at an impeccable price. We couldn't be more grateful for the reception we've received from gamers, customers, and technology partners who see what our engineering team has accomplished, and agree that with the Radeon™ RX Series, gaming and VR is truly #BetterRed." Radeon™ RX 480 Reception

The global PC ecosystem has demonstrated enthusiastic support for the Radeon™ RX 480 graphics card. OEM and system integrator partners such as Alienware, HP, and Lenovo are praising the Radeon™ RX 480's capabilities. Game and VR application developers including Bethesda, EA, and Ubisoft and VR headset manufacturers Oculus and HTC are applauding AMD for delivering on the promise of bringing flagship performance and features to the mass market, enabling them to greatly expand the reach of experiences they're developing. Professional and casual gamers alike are also celebrating the launch, with AMD-sponsored eSports teams such as Fnatic and Evil Geniuses hailing the Radeon™ RX 480 as a triumph for PC gamers everywhere, and prominent video reviewers worldwide affirming the exceptional value of the graphics card across a wide range of games. To see some of the industry-wide acclaim the Radeon™ RX 480 card is receiving at launch visit Radeon.com here. Radeon™ RX 480 Features

The Radeon™ RX 480 card packs an unprecedented amount of gaming and VR goodness into an incredible price point:

Premium technology engineered for unprecedented performance in its class - The Radeon™ RX 480 8GB card features the most advanced graphics and gaming technologies ever seen in a GPU at $239, delivering the best performance/$ in its class. The revolutionary Polaris architecture, optimized for the 14nm FinFET process, drives spectacular improvements in performance and efficiency. It delivers more than 15 percent more performance per compute unit3, up to 2.8x the performance/Watt over AMD's Radeon R9 200 series graphics architecture4, and fuels up to 5.8 trillion calculations a second. More information on the advances in the Polaris architecture are available here.
The most affordable solution for premium VR experiences - Starting at SEP $199 USD, the Radeon™ RX 480 4GB card is the most affordable solution for premium VR experiences, being both Oculus™ Rift- and Steam®VR-Ready.5 Utilizing LiquidVR™ technologies designed to provide smoother, more comfortable VR experiences, the Radeon™ RX 480 4GB card lowers the cost barrier to entry for PC VR making it affordable for millions of consumers. Visit Radeon.com here to learn more about how the Radeon™ RX 480 4GB card is helping to truly democratize VR.
Future-proof technologies2 - The Radeon™ RX 480 card continues the Radeon™ tradition of innovation being first to new process nodes, first in memory types and bandwidth, and first to support new gaming APIs. Gamers will enjoy the Radeon™ RX 480 card for a long time to come with a range of "future-proof" benefits including:

Premium HD gaming in DirectX® 12 and Vulkan™ - The Radeon™ RX 480 card excels in DirectX® 12 and Vulkan™, APIs that are powering the future of gaming. Polaris architecture uniquely supports asynchronous compute for superior experiences in games and VR applications using these new APIs, and combined with AMD FreeSync™ Technology6, gamers can enjoy silky smooth framerates at 1440p resolution across the most demanding games. More information on gaming in DirectX® 12 and Vulkan™ with the Radeon™ RX 480 card is available here.
Next-generation display and video technologies - The Radeon™ RX 480 card features HDMI® 2.0b, DisplayPort™ 1.3 HBR3, and DisplayPort™ 1.4 HDR supporting the new generation of high-resolution HDR and high-refresh displays enabling experiences such as FreeSync™ with high-refresh 4K, high refresh UltraWide, and single-cable 5K resolution computing at 60Hz. The Radeon™ RX 480 features AMD's most versatile decode accelerator ever, enabling beautiful HDR movies using 10-bit HEVC7 from the likes of Netflix and Amazon, accelerated H.264 video of streamers on Twitch, accelerated VP9 videos on sites like YouTube, and razor-sharp video calling using HEVC and MJPEG in applications like Skype. More information on the next-generation display and video technologies are available here.8
Unprecedented control with Radeon Software and the new Radeon WattMan - Radeon Software complements the sophisticated hardware of the Radeon™ RX 480 graphics card, enabling the ultimate in performance, features and stability to ensure an exceptionally smooth and fast out-of-box experience, and one that gets better with age as updates roll out. Launching today with the Radeon™ RX 480 card are nine new features of Radeon Software Crimson Edition designed to give users more control over multi-GPU, display, and power efficiency settings. Radeon WattMan, based on AMD OverDrive™ technology, enables users to take complete control over the Radeon™ RX 480 card with a redefined overclocking experience9 and a wide range of features including dynamic GPU frequency and voltage curves that allow users to customize both elements across seven states. Radeon WattMan also delivers a new histogram interface that enables recording of per-application data to easily track peak and average activity, clocks, temperature and fan speed. More information on the new Radeon WattMan is available here.


Radeon RX 480 Availability

Radeon™ RX 480 graphics cards are available from retailers and etailers around the world starting today.10 For more information on where to buy, visit http://shop.amd.com. Supporting Resources

Watch the Radeon Rebellion trailer on YouTube here
Watch more videos about the Radeon™ RX Series on YouTube here
Read some of the industry-wide acclaim the Radeon™ RX 480 card is receiving at launch on Radeon.com
Watch reviews of the Radeon™ RX 480 card on YouTube here
Read about advances of the Polaris architecture on Radeon.com
Read how the Radeon™ RX 480 card is helping democratize VR on Radeon.com
Read more about gaming in DirectX® and Vulkan™ with the Radeon™ RX 480 card on Radeon.com
Read about the next-generation display and video technologies of the Radeon™ RX 480 card on Radeon.com
Read about the new Radeon WattMan on Radeon.com
Become a fan of AMD on Facebook
Follow Radeon™ graphics on Twitter
About AMD

For more than 45 years AMD has driven innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies -- the building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the datacenter. Hundreds of millions of consumers, leading Fortune 500 businesses, and cutting-edge scientific research facilities around the world rely on AMD technology daily to improve how they live, work, and play. AMD employees around the world are focused on building great products that push the boundaries of what is possible. For more information about how AMD is enabling today and inspiring tomorrow, visit the AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) website, blog, Facebook and Twitter pages. Cautionary Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ("AMD") including, among other things, the benefits and expectations of AMD's Radeon RX Series 480 graphics cards, which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are commonly identified by words such as "would," "may," "expects," "believes," "plans," "intends," "projects" and other terms with similar meaning. Investors are cautioned that the forward-looking statements in this presentation are based on current beliefs, assumptions and expectations, speak only as of the date of this document and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations. Material factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations include, without limitation, the following: the possibility that Intel Corporation's dominance of the microprocessor market and its aggressive business practices may limit AMD's ability to compete effectively; AMD relies on GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. (GF) to manufacture all of its microprocessor and APU products and a certain portion of its GPU products, with limited exceptions. If GF is not able to satisfy AMD's manufacturing requirements, its business could be adversely impacted; AMD relies on third parties to manufacture its products, and if they are unable to do so on a timely basis in sufficient quantities and using competitive technologies, AMD's business could be materially adversely affected; failure to achieve expected manufacturing yields for AMD's products could negatively impact its financial results; the success of AMD's business is dependent upon its ability to introduce products on a timely basis with features and performance levels that provide value to its customers while supporting and coinciding with significant industry transitions; if AMD cannot generate sufficient revenue and operating cash flow or obtain external financing, it may face a cash shortfall and be unable to make all of its planned investments in research and development or other strategic investments; the loss of a significant customer may have a material adverse effect on AMD; global economic uncertainty may adversely impact AMD's business and operating results; AMD may not be able to generate sufficient cash to service its debt obligations or meet its working capital requirements; AMD has a substantial amount of indebtedness which could adversely affect its financial position and prevent it from implementing its strategy or fulfilling its contractual obligations; the agreements governing AMD's notes and the secured revolving line of credit (Secured Revolving Line of Credit) impose restrictions on AMD that may adversely affect its ability to operate its business; the completion and impact of its restructuring plan announced in October 2015, its transformation initiatives and any future restructuring actions could adversely affect it; the markets in which AMD's products are sold are highly competitive; uncertainties involving the ordering and shipment of AMD's products could materially adversely affect it; AMD's receipt of revenue from its semi-custom SoC products is dependent upon its technology being designed into third-party products and the success of those products; the demand for AMD's products depends in part on the market conditions in the industries into which they are sold. Fluctuations in demand for AMD's products or a market decline in any of these industries could have a material adverse effect on its results of operations; AMD's ability to design and introduce new products in a timely manner is dependent upon third-party intellectual property; AMD depends on third-party companies for the design, manufacture and supply of motherboards, software and other computer platform components to support its business; if AMD loses Microsoft Corporation's support for its products or other software vendors do not design and develop software to run on AMD's products, its ability to sell its products could be materially adversely affected; and AMD's reliance on third-party distributors and AIB partners subjects it to certain risks. Investors are urged to review in detail the risks and uncertainties in AMD's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including but not limited to AMD's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 26, 2016. AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, OverDrive, Radeon, and combinations thereof, are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. DirectX is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the US and other jurisdictions. Vulkan and the Vulkan logo are trademarks of Khronos Group Inc. HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing, LLC in the United States and other countries. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. Use of third party marks / names is for informational purposes only and no endorsement of or by AMD is intended or implied. 1. As of June 22 2016, leading performance/$ in its class based on testing of the Radeon RX 480 8GB, Radeon R9 380X, Radeon R9 390, GeForce GTX 960, and GeForce GTX 970 in Doom in Ultra quality with TSSAA (8TX) at 1440p resolution, Fallout 4 in Ultra settings at 1440p resolution, Far Cry 4 in Ultra settings at 1440p resolution, The Witcher 3 in Ultra settings at 1440p resolution, Rise of the Tomb Raider in High settings at 1440p resolution in DirectX 11, Rise of the Tomb Raider in High settings in 1440p resolution in DirectX 12, Ashes of the Singularity in Extreme Quality settings at 1440p resolution in DirectX 12, The Division at Ultra settings at 1440p resolution, Crysis 3 in Very High settings with FXAA at 1440p resolution, Hitman at Ultra settings at 1440p in DirectX 12, Far Cry Primal in Very High settings at 1440p resolution, GTA V in Ultra settings at 1440p resolution, Battlefield 4 in Ultra settings at 1440p resolution on the naval map, Shadow of Mordor in Max settings at 1440p resolution, and Dirt Rally in High settings with 4xMSAA at 1440p resolution. The Radeon RX 480 8GB priced at SEP $239 scored a mean FPS of 51.2, the Radeon RX 380X priced at $229 scored a mean FPS of 39.2, the Radeon R9 390 priced at $309 scored a mean FPS of 53.8, the GeForce GTX 960 priced at $209.99 had a mean FPS of 33.5 and the GeForece GTX 970 priced at $304.99 had a mean FPS of 50.1. Pricing as of June 22, 2016. See pcpartpicker.com for pricing information. Testing conducted by AMD performance labs as of June 22, 2016 on a test system using the cards above and an Intel Core i7-5960X, 16GB DDR4-2666, Gigabyte X99-UD4, Windows 10 x64 (build 10586), and Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.2 and Nvidia driver 368.39. Performance may vary based on use of latest driver versions. Test results are not average and may vary, RX-18 2. Statement of "future-proof" refers to support of current and upcoming technology standards including 14nm FinFET process technology, DirectX®12 and Vulkan™ API support, new display technology, and experiences such as VR. "Future-proof" statement is not meant to serve as a warranty or indicate that users will never have to upgrade their graphics technology again. Support of current and upcoming technology standards described above has the potential to reduce frequency of graphics upgrades for some users. RX-5 3. Testing conducted by AMD performance labs as of May 18, 2016 on the Radeon RX 480 and Radeon R9 290 on a test system comprising Intel Core i7-5960X, 16GB DDR4-2666, Gigabyte X99-UD4, Windows 10 x64 (build 10586), Radeon Software Crimson Edition 16.5.2 using Ashes of Singularity, GTA V, Project Cars, Witcher, and Assassin's Creed Syndicate, all games tested at 1440p. Radeon RX 480 graphics (150W TGP/36 CU) vs. Radeon R9 290 graphics (275W TGP/40 CU) scores as follows: Ashes of the Singularity (44.19 FPS vs 46 FPS); GTA V (66.23 FPS vs. 66.44 FPS); Project Cars (48.99 FPS vs. 45.99 FPS); Witcher 3 (50.78 FPS vs. 50.13 FPS); Assassin's Creed Syndicate (50.51 FPS vs. 45.78 FPS). Average FPS of above game scores: 52.14 (Radeon RX 480) vs. 50.06 (Radeon R9 290). Discrete AMD Radeon™ GPUs and AMD FirePro™ GPUs based on the Graphics Core Next architecture consist of multiple discrete execution engines known as a Compute Unit ("CU"). Each CU contains 64 shaders ("Stream Processors") working in unison (GD-78). CU efficiency formula = average FPS/# of CUs. Test results are not average and may vary. RX-4 4. Testing conducted by AMD Performance Labs as of May 10, 2016 on 3DMark 11 and 3DMark Firestrike using a test system comprising of an i7-4600M, 8GB, AMD Radeon driver 16.20. AMD Radeon R9 M280X (14CUs) scored 5700 and 3500 with a board power of 82W. AMD Radeon RX 480M (16CUs) scored 7200 and 4070 with a board power of 35W. Using Performance/Board power, the resulting average across the 2 different titles was a perf per watt of 2.8X vs the Radeon R9 M280X. RX-5 5. See http://www.htcvive.com/ca/product-optimized/ and https://www.oculus.com/en-us/rift/ for required minimum system specifications for different VR headsets. 6. AMD FreeSync™ technology is designed to eliminate stuttering and/or tearing in games and videos by locking a display's refresh rate to the framerate of the graphics card. Check with your component or system manufacturer for specific capabilities. AMD FreeSync™ technology compatible monitor, AMD Radeon™ Graphics and/or AMD A-series APU compliant with DisplayPort™ Adaptive-Sync required. AMD Catalyst™ 15.2 Beta (or newer) required. Adaptive refresh rates vary by display; check with your monitor manufacturer for specific capabilities. A list of supported hardware and compatible monitors is available at www.amd.com/freesync. GRT-2 7. HEVC acceleration is subject to inclusion/installation of compatible HEVC players 8. HDR content requires that the system be configured with a fully HDR-ready content chain, including: graphics card, monitor/TV, graphics driver and application. Video content must be graded in HDR and viewed with an HDR-ready player. Windowed mode content requires operating system support. 9. AMD graphics processors are intended to be operated only within their associated specifications and factory settings. Operating your AMD graphics processor outside of specification or in excess of factory settings, including but not limited to overclocking, may damage your graphics processor and/or lead to other problems, including but not limited to, damage to your system components (including your motherboard and components thereon (e.g. memory)), system instabilities (e.g. data loss and corrupted images), shortened graphics processor, system component and/or system life and in extreme cases, total system failure. AMD does not provide support or service for issues or damages related to use of an AMD graphics processor outside of graphics processor specifications or in excess of factory settings. You may also not receive support or service from your system manufacturer. DAMAGES CAUSED BY USE OF YOUR AMD OR AMD GRAPHICS PROCESSOR OUTSIDE OF SPECIFICATION OR IN EXCESS OF FACTORY SETTINGS ARE NOT COVERED UNDER YOUR AMD PRODUCT WARRANTY AND MAY NOT BE COVERED BY YOUR SYSTEM MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY. 10. Not all models available in all countries -- check with your retailer.







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AMD 25x20 Energy Efficiency Initiative Receives "Environmental Project of the Year" Award

Environmental Leader Recognizes AMD for "Real World Advances"

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 21, 2016) - AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced that the company's 25x20 energy efficiency initiative has been named an Environmental Leader "Project of the Year." The Environmental Leader awards, bestowed by one of the top publications in environmental science and stewardship, recognize excellence and innovation leading to improved environmental or energy management. Judges noted that the AMD 25x20 Initiative sets an "ambitious and audacious" goal with demonstrated real world advances in microprocessor energy efficiency benefitting consumers and other stakeholders. The 25x20 Initiative is part of an ongoing focus on energy efficiency across AMD product lines. "Our judges look for products or projects that provide clear, substantial benefits," said Paul Nastu, publisher of Environmental Leader. "This year's Project of the Year Award winners such as AMD have proven to have viable attributes that set them apart from others and clearly meet our judging criteria." In its fifth year, the awards recognize outstanding achievements in sustainability, energy, and environmental fields. The judging panel consisted of renowned experts from LNS Research, Anheuser-Busch InBev, GlaxoSmithKline, ConAgra Foods, Microsoft, Owens-Corning, and others, headed by an independent judging coordinator from outside Environmental Leader. "AMD is committed to being a good steward of our planet and applying innovation to overcome challenges, and we're thrilled by Environmental Leader's recognition," said Susan Moore, corporate vice president for public affairs at AMD. "Starting from a 2014 baseline, we're ahead of pace for achieving a 25 times improvement by 2020 in the energy efficiency of our mobile accelerated processing units, the goal of the 25x20 Initiative. The process improvements, architectural enhancements and intelligent power efficient techniques of our processors can make a difference in the world around us. Our customers and stakeholders should continue to see exciting developments." Supporting Resources

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About AMD For more than 45 years AMD has driven innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies -- the building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the datacenter. Hundreds of millions of consumers, leading Fortune 500 businesses, and cutting-edge scientific research facilities around the world rely on AMD technology daily to improve how they live, work, and play. AMD employees around the world are focused on building great products that push the boundaries of what is possible. For more information about how AMD is enabling today and inspiring tomorrow, visit the AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) website, blog, Facebook and Twitter pages. AMD, the AMD Arrow and combinations thereof are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other product names used in this publication are for identification purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective companies.







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AMD Publishes 21st Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 14, 2016) -  AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today released its 21st corporate responsibility (CR) report and summary magazine, detailing the company's progress towards its social and environmental goals, as well as outlining the CR impacts and opportunities in its supply chain and associated with the use of its products. "This year's corporate responsibility report highlights several examples of how AMD technologies are improving the world around us," said AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su. "From using virtual reality to power new medical breakthroughs and create more engaging educational environments to providing the computational horsepower to more accurately map the universe, AMD is helping lead the way on so many different fronts." Report Highlights

The report includes several case studies demonstrating how AMD technologies are helping to improve the world around us ranging from virtual reality applications for education and helping veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to supercomputers that are mapping the galaxy.
AMD's primary silicon wafer foundry partners now report as "conflict-free" -- meaning they do not use materials that support warring groups in Central Africa. Also, 100 percent of the known smelters or refiners of conflict minerals in AMD's supply chain have been independently audited and 96 percent are certified as conflict free. 
AMD announced new "science based" climate action targets designed to avoid the worst effects of climate change. AMD also endorsed the "American Business Act on Climate Pledge" to support action-oriented outcomes from the 2015 United Nations climate summit in Paris.
AMD is ahead of schedule to achieve the target of improving the energy efficiency of its accelerated processing units (APUs) 25 times by 2020 (compared to 2014 baseline). 
AMD was ranked 13th the Forbes list of the 25 Happiest Companies to Work for 2015 and 14th in Business Insider's 2015 list of the 25 Best Tech Companies to Work for in America.
1,184 employee volunteers contributed more than 3,500 hours across 17 AMD locations during the company's 2015 "AMD Cares Global Day of Service."
In 2015 AMD employees took actions that helped save more than 3 million liters of water, avoid more than 87 thousand kilograms of CO2 emissions, save more than 70 thousand kilowatt hours of electricity and reduce more than 5 thousand kilograms of solid waste.
Through corporate and facilities conservation programs, AMD reduced energy use by 12 percent and water use 10 percent, while diverting 77 percent of non-hazardous waste from landfills, saving more than $4 million USD.

Supporting Resources

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About AMD

For more than 45 years AMD has driven innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies -- the building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the datacenter. Hundreds of millions of consumers, leading Fortune 500 businesses, and cutting-edge scientific research facilities around the world rely on AMD technology daily to improve how they live, work, and play. AMD employees around the world are focused on building great products that push the boundaries of what is possible. For more information about how AMD is enabling today and inspiring tomorrow, visit the AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) website, blog, Facebook and Twitter pages. AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, and combinations thereof, are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.







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AMD Provides Sneak Peek of Full Line of Radeon(TM) RX Series Graphics Processors at E3

Polaris Architecture-Based Graphics Cards to Deliver Premium Engineering for Unprecedented Performance, Extraordinary VR Experiences and Future-Proof Technologies(1)

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 13, 2016) - E3 2016 -- Today at Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) CEO Lisa Su delivered a pre-launch showcase of the full line of forthcoming Radeon™ RX Series graphics cards set to transform PC gaming this summer by delivering enthusiast class performance and features for gamers at mainstream price points from $100-$300. AMD previously showcased the Radeon™ RX 480 graphics card, designed for incredibly smooth AAA gaming at 1440p resolution and set to be the most affordable solution for premium VR experiences starting at just $199 SEP for the 4GB version. Joining the Radeon RX family are the newly announced Radeon™ RX 470 graphics card delivering refined, power-efficient HD gaming, and the Radeon™ RX 460, a cool and efficient solution for the ultimate e-sports gaming experience. The Radeon™ RX Series of graphics processors are designed to transform the PC gaming industry across a variety of form factors, delivering on three fundamental "entitlements" for gamers and game developers:

Extraordinary VR experiences at price points never offered before - Previewed at Computex, the Radeon™ RX Series will expand the VR ecosystem by democratizing exceptional VR experiences, making them available to many form factors and millions of consumers by lowering the cost barriers to entry.
Great game content delivered to PC Gamers in real time - Through a combination of Radeon™ RX Series performance profiles and close-to-the-metal APIs that closely mirror console APIs, AMD believes that developers will be further empowered to co-develop high quality, high performing game content for both consoles and PCs, enhancing the PC gaming ecosystem.
Console-class GPU performance for thin and light notebooks - Gaming notebooks have traditionally been large and cumbersome or under-powered for today's gaming needs. The Radeon™ RX Series addresses this with flagship technology that effectively gives mobile users GPU performance that rivals that of consoles with exceptionally low power and low-z height to drive thin, light and high-performance gaming notebooks, and 1080p 60Hz gaming experiences for both eSports and AAA titles.

"Gamers and consumers today are being left behind," said Raja Koduri, senior vice president and chief architect, Radeon Technologies Group, AMD. "Today only the top 16 percent of PC gamers are purchasing GPUs that deliver premium VR and Gaming experiences.2 Hundreds of millions of gamers have been relegated to using outdated technology. Notebook gamers are often forced to compromise. And tens of millions more can only read about incredible PC VR experiences that they can't enjoy for themselves. That all changes with the Radeon™ RX Series, placing compelling and advanced high-end gaming and VR technologies within reach of everyone." Gamers in the market for a new graphics card need look no further than the forthcoming Radeon™ RX Series, consisting of:

Superior technology engineered for unprecedented performance - The Radeon™ RX Series features the most advanced graphics and gaming technologies ever seen in a GPU priced under $300 SEP, delivering cutting-edge engineering to everyday PC gamers and VR consumers. The Radeon™ RX Series harnesses the revolutionary Polaris architecture optimized for the 14nm FinFET process, the most cutting-edge process technology in the world featuring the smallest transistors ever used in a GPU, engineered to deliver unprecedented performance and power efficiency from incredibly small and thin chips.
Extraordinary VR experiences never widely affordable before - With models starting at $199 SEP, the Radeon™ RX 480 is the most affordable solution for a premium VR experience, supplying the graphics capability necessary to bring high-quality PC VR experiences from Oculus and HTC3 to anyone who wants it.
Future-proof technologies1 - The Radeon™ RX Series continues the Radeon™ tradition of innovation, like being first to 14nm FinFET process technology, first in memory types and bandwidth like HBM, and first to support low overhead gaming APIs. Gamers will enjoy these products for a long time to come with a range of "future-proof" benefits including:

Leading DirectX® 12 and Vulkan™ gaming - The Polaris architecture-fueled Radeon™ RX Series is built to deliver phenomenal DirectX® 9, DirectX® 10, and DirectX® 11 gaming performance, and designed to absolutely scream in DirectX® 12 and Vulkan™, the future of gaming. Polaris architecture uniquely supports asynchronous compute for superior experiences in games and VR applications using DirectX® 12 and Vulkan™. AMD brings gamers incredible DirectX® 12 and Vulkan™ game experiences including phenomenal VR content, by collaborating with the top DirectX® 12 and Vulkan™ developers in the world who want to develop on Radeon™ to bring the best games to market.
Next-generation display technologies - Radeon™ RX Series includes support for next-generation HDR gaming and video on new HDR monitors and TVs. The Radeon™ RX Series also supports HDMI™ 2.0b and DisplayPort 1.3/1.4 supporting the new generation of high-resolution HDR and high-refresh displays. The Radeon™ RX Series features exceptional accelerated H.265 encoding and decoding, enabling effortless streaming or recording of 10-bit 4K video at 60 FPS4.
Radeon Software designed to provide the best performance, features, stability and control - Equally as sophisticated as the Radeon™ RX Series graphics cards is the software that powers them. Radeon Software enables the ultimate in performance, features and stability to ensure an exceptionally smooth and fast out-of-box experience, and one that gets better with age as updates roll out.


For more information on Polaris architecture-based Radeon™ RX Series graphics cards, stay tuned to the AMD newsroom and associated social media channels. Supporting Resources

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About AMD

For more than 45 years AMD has driven innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies -- the building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the datacenter. Hundreds of millions of consumers, leading Fortune 500 businesses, and cutting-edge scientific research facilities around the world rely on AMD technology daily to improve how they live, work, and play. AMD employees around the world are focused on building great products that push the boundaries of what is possible. For more information about how AMD is enabling today and inspiring tomorrow, visit the AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) website, blog, Facebook and Twitter pages. AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, Radeon, and combinations thereof, are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. DirectX is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the US and other jurisdictions. Vulkan and the Vulkan logo are trademarks of Khronos Group Inc. HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing, LLC in the United States and other countries. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. Cautionary Statement This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ("AMD") including, among other things, the features, functionality, benefits, pricing, timing, expectations and availability of AMD Radeon™ RX series graphic cards, which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are commonly identified by words such as "would," "may," "expects," "believes," "plans," "intends," "projects" and other terms with similar meaning. Investors are cautioned that the forward-looking statements in this document are based on current beliefs, assumptions and expectations, speak only as of the date of this document and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations. Material factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations include, without limitation, the following: the possibility that Intel Corporation's dominance of the microprocessor market and its aggressive business practices may limit AMD's ability to compete effectively; AMD relies on GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. (GF) to manufacture all of its microprocessor and APU products and a certain portion of its GPU products, with limited exceptions. If GF is not able to satisfy AMD's manufacturing requirements, its business could be adversely impacted; AMD relies on third parties to manufacture its products, and if they are unable to do so on a timely basis in sufficient quantities and using competitive technologies, AMD's business could be materially adversely affected; failure to achieve expected manufacturing yields for AMD's products could negatively impact its financial results; the success of AMD's business is dependent upon its ability to introduce products on a timely basis with features and performance levels that provide value to its customers while supporting and coinciding with significant industry transitions; if AMD cannot generate sufficient revenue and operating cash flow or obtain external financing, it may face a cash shortfall and be unable to make all of its planned investments in research and development or other strategic investments; the loss of a significant customer may have a material adverse effect on AMD; global economic uncertainty may adversely impact AMD's business and operating results; and the markets in which AMD's products are sold are highly competitive; and uncertainties involving the ordering and shipment of AMD's products could materially adversely affect it. Investors are urged to review in detail the risks and uncertainties in AMD's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including but not limited to AMD's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 26, 2016. 1. Statement of "future-proof" refers to support of current and upcoming technology standards including 14nm FinFET process technology, DirectX 12 and Vulkan API support, new display technology, and experiences such as VR. "Future-proof" statement is not meant to serve as a warranty or indicate that users will never have to upgrade their graphics technology again. Support of current and upcoming technology standards described above has the potential to reduce frequency of graphics upgrades for some users.

2. Based on AMD internal data and analysis only, as of May 2016.

3. See http://www.htcvive.com/ca/product-optimized/ and https://www.oculus.com/en-us/rift/ for required minimum system specifications for different VR headsets.

4. HEVC acceleration is subject to inclusion/installation of compatible HEVC players







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AMD Showcases New High-Performance Solutions at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2016

Launches 7th Generation AMD A-Series APUs; Outlines the Market Opportunity and Announces Availability Date for New Radeon RX GPUs; Delivers First Public Demonstration of Upcoming High-Performance Desktop Processor Featuring "Zen" Processor Cores

TAIPEI, TAIWAN--(Marketwired - May 31, 2016) - COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2016 -- Building off its legacy of innovation, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today highlighted multiple updates about the company's upcoming high-performance compute and graphics solutions. "We entered 2016 with a great product lineup and growing momentum for AMD's technologies," said AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su. "Today's launch of our 7th Generation A-Series mobile APUs, to be followed closely by new Radeon™ RX Series GPUs and then our next-generation 'Summit Ridge' desktop processor powered by our 'Zen' core represent key proof points of our strategy to firmly re-establish AMD as a high-performance design leader." Key disclosures include:

Unveiling of the strategy for the upcoming Polaris architecture-based Radeon™ RX Series graphics cards, which will provide an exciting selection of future-proof1 gaming technologies and impressively smooth VR entertainment starting at only $199 SEP set to formally launch on June 29.
Launch of the new 7th Generation AMD A-Series mobile Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) which show major improvements in performance compared to the previous generation, including double-digit gains in gaming, video rendering, and file compression performance2.
First public demonstration of AMD's high-performance x86 processor core (codenamed "Zen"), powering a "Summit Ridge" desktop processor that features eight cores and sixteen threads.





AMD Radeon Polaris Architecture

Set to formally launch on June 29th, the Radeon™ RX Series will deliver the world's most affordable solution for premium PC VR experiences, including a model that is both HTC Vive™-Ready and Oculus™ Rift™ compatible. This significant technical achievement will provide VR experiences common to $500 GPUs in graphics cards that are less than half the cost. The Radeon™ RX Series will be disruptive technology that will add rocket fuel to the growth of the VR ecosystem, bringing a relevant and transformational technology into the hands of consumers. AMD expects that its aggressive pricing of select models starting at just $199 SEP can effectively grow the addressable market for PC VR and accelerate economies of scale in the VR ecosystem. 7th Generation AMD A-Series APUs

Notebooks powered by 7th Generation AMD A-Series Processors allow users to work faster and play longer3, as up to four cores deliver powerful performance and superior energy efficiency for all day battery life4. Shipping in volume to OEM customers, the full line of 7th Gen AMD A-Series processors feature mobile-optimized "Excavator" x86 CPU cores for high-speed computing plus built-in Radeon™ graphics -- with some models offering up to Radeon™ R7 graphics -- for smooth eSports gaming and enhanced HD streaming capabilities. The "Bristol Ridge" lineup consists of 35- and 15-watt versions of AMD FX, A12, and A10 processors, while "Stoney Ridge" processors include 15-watt A9, A6 and E2 configurations.

AMD delivers graphics and compute superiority versus the competition, with up to 53% higher graphics performance5 and up to 51% higher compute performance when the 7th Generation AMD FX processor is compared to the Intel Core i76.
"Stoney Ridge" APUs deliver up to 50% faster CPU core performance over the previous generation7 "Carrizo" APUs.
The new AMD A9 APU, designed to bring the "wow" to entry-level systems, provides up to 27% faster graphics performance than the Intel Pentium-4405U8 and even rivals the Intel i3-6100U with competitive graphics9 and system performance10, with a rated 1.2 GHz faster CPU speed11.





"Zen" High-performance x86 Core

AMD debuted the world's first live public demonstration of its revolutionary x86 "Zen" processor core architecture in the next-generation AM4 desktop processor (codenamed "Summit Ridge") which features eight cores and sixteen threads. AMD's "Zen" core is designed to scale across multiple markets including high-performance desktops, servers, notebooks and embedded solutions with first availability planned in our high-performance desktop "Summit Ridge" processor.  Supporting Resources

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About AMD

For more than 45 years, AMD has driven innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies -- the building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the datacenter. Hundreds of millions of consumers, leading Fortune 500 businesses, and cutting-edge scientific research facilities around the world rely on AMD technology daily to improve how they live, work, and play. AMD employees around the world are focused on building great products that push the boundaries of what is possible. For more information about how AMD is enabling today and inspiring tomorrow, visit the AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) website, blog, Facebook and Twitter pages. AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, Radeon, and combinations thereof, are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. Cautionary Statement This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ("AMD") including, among other things, the ability of AMD to re-establish itself as a high-performance design leader through its multi-year product roadmap; the features, functionality, benefits, timing and availability, as applicable, of AMD's 7th Generation A-Series mobile APUs, AMD Radeon™ RX series graphic cards the next-generation 'Summit Ridge' desktop processor and AMD's high-performance x86 "Zen" processor core; the market opportunity and strategy for AMD's upcoming Polaris architecture-based Radeon RX Series graphic cards; the expectation that AMD Radeon RX Series graphic cards will be a disruptive technology that adds rocket fuel to the VR inflection point; the expectation that the pricing of select models of AMD Radeon RX series graphic cards can effectively grow the addressable market for PC VR and accelerate economies of scale in the VR ecosystem; and that AMD's high-performance x86 processor core will be manufactured on 14nm FinFET process technology, which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are commonly identified by words such as "would," "may," "expects," "believes," "plans," "intends," "projects" and other terms with similar meaning. Investors are cautioned that the forward-looking statements in this document are based on current beliefs, assumptions and expectations, speak only as of the date of this document and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations. Material factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations include, without limitation, the following: the possibility that Intel Corporation's dominance of the microprocessor market and its aggressive business practices may limit AMD's ability to compete effectively; AMD relies on GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. (GF) to manufacture all of its microprocessor and APU products and a certain portion of its GPU products, with limited exceptions. If GF is not able to satisfy AMD's manufacturing requirements, its business could be adversely impacted; AMD relies on third parties to manufacture its products, and if they are unable to do so on a timely basis in sufficient quantities and using competitive technologies, AMD's business could be materially adversely affected; failure to achieve expected manufacturing yields for AMD's products could negatively impact its financial results; the success of AMD's business is dependent upon its ability to introduce products on a timely basis with features and performance levels that provide value to its customers while supporting and coinciding with significant industry transitions; if AMD cannot generate sufficient revenue and operating cash flow or obtain external financing, it may face a cash shortfall and be unable to make all of its planned investments in research and development or other strategic investments; the loss of a significant customer may have a material adverse effect on AMD; global economic uncertainty may adversely impact AMD's business and operating results; and the markets in which AMD's products are sold are highly competitive; and uncertainties involving the ordering and shipment of AMD's products could materially adversely affect it. Investors are urged to review in detail the risks and uncertainties in AMD's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including but not limited to AMD's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 26, 2016. 1 Statement of "future-proof" refers to support of current and upcoming technology standards including 14nm FinFET process technology, DirectX®12 and Vulkan™ API support, new display technology, and experiences such as VR. "Future-proof" statement is not meant to serve as a warranty or indicate that users will never have to upgrade their graphics technology again. Support of current and upcoming technology standards described above has the potential to reduce frequency of graphics upgrades for some users.

2 Testing by AMD Performance labs. PC manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. Dota 2 1366x768 @Maximum Detail average FPS; the 7th Generation AMD FX™ 9800P scored 31.03 FPS, while the 6th Generation AMD FX-8800P scored 22.7 for a benchmark score comparison of 31.03/22.7 = 1.37X or 37% more. Sony Vegas Pro average time to render to .avi; the 7th Generation AMD FX™ 9800P took 86.03 seconds, while the 6th Generation AMD FX-8800P took 107.99 seconds for a comparison of 107.99/86.03 = 1.26X or 26% faster. Testing by AMD Performance labs. PC manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. WinZip 18.5 average time to compress; the 7th Generation AMD FX™ 9800P took 47.03 seconds, while the 6th Generation AMD FX-8800P took 63.94 seconds for a comparison of 63.94/47.03 = 1.36X or 36% faster. BRN-40, BRN-41, BRN-42. System Configuration: 7th Gen AMD FX™ 9800P: AMD 'Gardenia' reference platform, 7th Gen AMD FX™ 9800P with AMD Radeon™ R7 Graphics, 2x4096 DDR3-1866 RAM, 244GB SSD Drive (Non-rotating), Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, Graphics driver 16.101.0.0 2016-01-31. AMD FX-8800P: HP ENVY m6 Notebook, FX-8800P with AMD Radeon™ R7 Graphics, 2x4096 DDR3-1600 RAM, 244GB SSD Drive (Non-rotating), Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, Graphics driver 15.300.1025.1001 2015-12-03
3 Testing by AMD Performance labs. PC manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. PCMark® 8 v2 Home is used to simulate system performance; the AMD FX™ 9830P scored 3477.4, while the AMD A10-5750M scored 2520.75 for a benchmark score comparison of 3477.4/2520.75 = 1.38X or 38% (Work Faster). Local 1080p video playback using the FX-9800P utilized 4.263W average while the A10-5750M utilized 12.925W average (Play Longer). Work Faster Configs: AMD FX™ 9830P: AMD Bristol, AMD FX™ 9830P with AMD Radeon R7 Graphics, 2x4096 DDR4-2400 RAM, 244GB SSD Drive (Non-rotating), Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise, Graphics driver 15.300.0.0 2015-11-09; A10-5750M: Hewlett-Packard HP ENVY TS 15 Notebook PC, A10-5750M with AMD Radeon HD 8650G, 2x4096 DDR3-1600 RAM, 244GB SSD Drive (Non-rotating), Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, Graphics driver 15.200.1055.0 2015-07-05. Play Longer Configs: 7th Gen AMD FX™ 9800P: AMD "Gardenia" platform, 2x4096 DDR4-1866 RAM, 256GB SSD Drive (Non-rotating), Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, Graphics driver 16.100.0.0 2016-1-12; AMD A10-5750M: AMD "Pumori" platform, 2x2048 DDR3L-1600, 250 GB 5400RPM HDD, Windows 8 Pro 64-bit, Graphics Driver 9.10.0.0 2012-10-23. BRN-20

4 AMD defines All-Day Battery Life as 8 hours of continuous use when measured with the Windows Idle test.

5 Testing by AMD Performance labs. PC manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. 3DMark 11 Performance is used to simulate gaming performance; the 7th Generation AMD FX @ 15W scored 2424.5 while the Intel® Core i7-6500U scored 1585.75, for a benchmark score difference of 2424.25/1585.75 = 1.53X or 53%. 7th Gen AMD FX™ 9800P: AMD "Gardenia" platform, FX 9800P with AMD Radeon R7 Graphics, 2x4096 DDR4-1866 RAM, 244GB SSD Drive (Non-rotating), Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, Graphics driver 16.101.0.0 2016-01-31; i7-6500U: ASUS X555UA, i7-6500U with Intel® HD Graphics 520, 2x4096 DDR3-1600 RAM, 244GB SSD Drive (Non-rotating), Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, Graphics driver 20.19.15.4352 2015-12-14. BRN-57

6 Testing by AMD Performance labs. PC manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. Basemark CL is used to simulate system performance; the AMD FX™ 9800P scored 80.7, while the Intel i7-6500U scored 53.57 for a benchmark score comparison of 80.7/53.57 = 1.51X or 51% more. 7th Gen AMD FX™ 9800P: AMD "Gardenia" platform, FX 9800P with AMD Radeon R7 Graphics, 2x4096 DDR4-1866 RAM, 244GB SSD Drive (Non-rotating), Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, Graphics driver 16.101.0.0 2016-01-31; i7-6500U: ASUS X555UA, i7-6500U with Intel® HD Graphics 520, 2x4096 DDR3-1600 RAM, 244GB SSD Drive (Non-rotating), Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, Graphics driver 20.19.15.4352 2015-12-14. BRN-70

7 Testing by AMD Engineering and Performance labs. PC manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. Cinebench R11.5 1T is used to simulate CPU core performance; the 7th Generation AMD A9 scored .96 while the previous generation A8 scored .63 for a benchmark score difference of .96/.63 = 1.52x or 52%. 7th Generation A9: AMD Reference platform, Windows 10, 256 GB Crucial SSD - T256M550SSD1, 1x4GB DDR4-2133, Graphic Driver 16.10_BR296655 1/4/2016); AMD A8-7410: AMD Gardenia, AMD A8-7410 with AMD Radeon™ R5 Graphics, 1x4096 DDR3-1866 RAM, 244GB SSD Drive (Non-rotating), Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro, Graphics driver 14.502.1002.1003 2015-01-31. SRN-15

8 Testing by AMD Performance labs. PC manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. 3DMark® 11 Performance is used to simulate system performance; the AMD A9-9410 scored 1202.25, while the Intel Pentium 4405U scored 947.75 for a benchmark score comparison of 1202.25/947.75 = 1.27X or 27% faster. 7th Gen AMD A9-9410: AMD "Gardenia" platform, A9-9410 with AMD Radeon™ R5 Graphics, 1x4096 DDR4-2133 RAM, 244GB SSD Drive (Non-rotating), Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, Graphics driver 16.100.0.0 2016-01-24 4405U: HP ProBook 450 G3, 4405U with Intel® HD Graphics 510, 2x4096 DDR3-1600 RAM, 244GB SSD Drive (Non-rotating), Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, Graphics driver 20.19.15.4390 2016-02-17. SRN-51

9 Testing by AMD Performance labs. PC manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. 3DMark® 11 Performance is used to simulate system performance; the AMD A9-9410 scored 1202.25, while the Intel i3-6100U in single channel RAM configuration scored 1230.75 for a benchmark score comparison of 1202.25/1230.75 = .98X or 98%. 7th Gen AMD A9-9410: AMD "Gardenia" platform, A9-9410 with AMD Radeon™ R5 Graphics, 1x4096 DDR4-2133 RAM, 244GB SSD Drive (Non-rotating), Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, Graphics driver 16.100.0.0 2016-01-24; i3-6100U: HP Pavilion x360 Convertible, i3-6100U with Intel® HD Graphics 520, 1x4096 -1600 RAM, 244GB SSD Drive (Non-rotating), Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise, Graphics driver 20.19.15.4300 2015-09-30. SRN-50

10 Testing by AMD Performance labs. PC manufacturers may vary configurations yielding different results. PCMark® 8 v2 Home is used to simulate system performance; the AMD A9-9410 scored 2668.25, while the Intel i3-6100U in single channel RAM configuration scored 2807 for a benchmark score comparison of 2668.25/2807 = .95X or 95%. 7th Gen AMD A9-9410: AMD "Gardenia" platform, A9-9410 with AMD Radeon™ R5 Graphics, 1x4096 DDR4-2133 RAM, 244GB SSD Drive (Non-rotating), Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, Graphics driver 16.100.0.0 2016-01-24 i3-6100U: HP Pavilion x360 Convertible, i3-6100U with Intel® HD Graphics 520, 1x4096 -1600 RAM, 244GB SSD Drive (Non-rotating), Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise, Graphics driver 20.19.15.4300 2015-09-30. SRN-55

11 The 7th Generation AMD A9-9410 has a base CPU of 2.9 and a max CPU frequency of 3.5 GHz, while the Intel Core i3-6100U only has a base frequency of 2.3 GHz http://ark.intel.com/products/88180/Intel-Core-i3-6100U-Processor-3M-Cache-2_30-GHz?q=i3-6100u







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Radeon(TM) RX 480 Set to Drive Premium VR Experiences Into the Hands of Millions of Consumers; Starting at Just $199

First Polaris architecture-based graphics processor to deliver premium VR capability with less than half the power consumption; expected to accelerate the size of the VR-ready install-base and dramatically increase the pace of VR ecosystem growth

TAIPEI, TAIWAN--(Marketwired - May 31, 2016) - COMPUTEX 2016 -- AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today unveiled the company's strategy for its upcoming Polaris architecture-based Radeon™ RX Series graphics cards, introducing impressive levels of VR performance and future-proof technologies1 at a variety of price points. The Radeon RX 480 delivers premium VR capability at a stunning price of starting at just $199 for the 4GB edition. Set for launch and availability on June 29th, the Radeon™ RX 480 will deliver the world's most affordable solution for premium PC VR experiences, delivering VR capability common in $500 GPUs. "VR is the most eagerly anticipated development in immersive computing ever, and is the realization of AMD's Cinema 2.0 vision that predicted the convergence of immersive experiences and interactivity back in 2008," said Raja Koduri, senior vice president and chief architect, Radeon Technologies Group, AMD. "As we look to fully connect and immerse humanity through VR, cost remains the daylight between VR being only for the select few, and universal access for everyone. The Radeon™ RX Series is a disruptive technology that adds rocket fuel to the VR inflection point, turning it into a technology with transformational relevance to consumers." In a notable market survey, price was a leading barrier to adoption of VR.2 The $199 starting SEP for select Radeon RX Series GPUs is an integral part of AMD's strategy to dramatically accelerate VR adoption and unleash the VR software ecosystem. AMD expects that its aggressive pricing will jumpstart the growth of the PC VR TAM and accelerate the rate at which VR headsets drop in price:

More affordable VR-ready desktops and notebooks: AMD expects that affordable PC VR enabled by Polaris architecture-based graphics cards will drive a wide range of VR-ready desktops and notebooks, providing a catalyst for the expansion of the addressable market to an estimated 100 million consumers over the next 10 years.4
Making VR accessible to consumers in retail: Thus far, retail has not been a viable channel for VR sales as average system costs exceeding $9993 have precluded VR-ready PCs from seeing substantial shelf space. The Radeon™ RX Series graphics cards will enable OEMs to build ideally priced VR-ready desktops and notebooks well suited for the retail PC market.
Unleashing VR developers on a larger audience: Adoption of PC VR technologies by mainstream consumers is expected to spur further developer interest across the ecosystem, unleashing new VR applications in education, entertainment, and productivity as developers seek to capitalize on the growing popularity of the medium.
Reducing the cost of entry to VR: AMD expects that affordable PC VR enabled by Polaris architecture-based graphics cards will dramatically accelerate the pace of the VR ecosystem, driving greater consumer adoption, further developer interest, and increased production of HMDs, ultimately resulting in a lower cost of entry as prices throughout the VR ecosystem decrease over time.

"The Radeon™ RX series efficiency is driven by major architectural improvements and the industry's first 14nm FinFET process technology for discrete GPUs, and could mark an important inflection point in the growth of virtual reality," said Patrick Moorhead, principal analyst, Moor Insights & Strategy. "By lowering the cost of ownership and increasing the VR TAM, Radeon RX Series has the potential to propel VR-ready systems into retail in higher volumes, drive new levels of VR content investment, and even drive down the cost of VR headsets." "We congratulate AMD for bringing a premium VR ready GPU to market at a $199 price point," said Dan O'Brien, vice president of virtual reality, HTC. "This shows how partners like AMD survey the entire VR ecosystem to bring an innovative Radeon RX Series product to power high end VR systems like the HTC Vive, to the broadest range of consumers." "We've seen an incredible range of immersive applications and game-changing experiences that have given millions of people around the world their first taste of virtual reality," said Nate Mitchell, VP of Product, Oculus. AMD is going to help drive that adoption forward even more by bringing their high-end VR GPUs to the $199 price point." The Radeon™ RX Series launch represents the first salvo in AMD's new "Water Drop" strategy aimed at releasing new graphics architectures in high volume segments first to support continued market share growth for Radeon™ GPUs. In May 2016, Mercury Research reported that AMD gained 3.2% market share in discrete GPUs in Q1 20165. The Radeon™ RX Series will address a substantial opportunity in PC gaming: more than 13.8 million PC gamers who spend $100-300 to upgrade their graphics cards, and 84% of competitive and AAA PC gamers6. With Polaris architecture-based Radeon™ RX Series graphics cards, AMD intends to redefine the gaming experience in its class, introducing dramatically improved performance and efficiency, support for compelling VR experiences, and incredible features never before possible at these prices. For more information on Polaris architecture-based Radeon™ RX Series graphics cards availability later this month, stay tuned to the AMD newsroom and associated social media channels. Supporting Resources

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About AMD

For more than 45 years AMD has driven innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies -- the building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the datacenter. Hundreds of millions of consumers, leading Fortune 500 businesses, and cutting-edge scientific research facilities around the world rely on AMD technology daily to improve how they live, work, and play. AMD employees around the world are focused on building great products that push the boundaries of what is possible. For more information about how AMD is enabling today and inspiring tomorrow, visit the AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) website, blog, Facebook and Twitter pages. AMD, the AMD Arrow logo, Radeon, FirePro and combinations thereof, are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners. Cautionary Statement This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ("AMD") including, among other things, AMD's strategy for its upcoming Polaris architecture-based Radeon™ RX Series graphics cards, the features, functionality, benefits, pricing, timing, expectations and availability of AMD Radeon RX Series graphics cards; the expectation that AMD Radeon RX Series graphic cards and pricing can jumpstart the growth of the addressable market for PC VR and accelerate the rate at which VR headsets drop in price; the expectation that affordable AMD Radeon RX Series graphics will drive a wide range of VR-ready desktops and notebooks, providing a catalyst for the expansion of the addressable market to an estimated 100 million consumers over the next 10 years; the ability of the AMD Radeon RX series of graphics cards to enable OEMs to build ideally priced VR-ready desktops and notebooks suited for the retail PC market; the expectation that the adoption of PC VR technologies by mainstream consumers will spur further developer interest across the ecosystem; the expectation that affordable PC VR enabled by Polaris architecture-based graphics cards will accelerate the pace of the VR ecosystem, ultimately resulting in a lower cost of entry to VR; the ability of the Radeon RX Series graphics cards to benefit from the opportunity in PC gaming, which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are commonly identified by words such as "would," "may," "expects," "believes," "plans," "intends," "projects" and other terms with similar meaning. Investors are cautioned that the forward-looking statements in this document are based on current beliefs, assumptions and expectations, speak only as of the date of this document and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations. Material factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations include, without limitation, the following: the possibility that Intel Corporation's dominance of the microprocessor market and its aggressive business practices may limit AMD's ability to compete effectively; AMD relies on GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. (GF) to manufacture all of its microprocessor and APU products and a certain portion of its GPU products, with limited exceptions. If GF is not able to satisfy AMD's manufacturing requirements, its business could be adversely impacted; AMD relies on third parties to manufacture its products, and if they are unable to do so on a timely basis in sufficient quantities and using competitive technologies, AMD's business could be materially adversely affected; failure to achieve expected manufacturing yields for AMD's products could negatively impact its financial results; the success of AMD's business is dependent upon its ability to introduce products on a timely basis with features and performance levels that provide value to its customers while supporting and coinciding with significant industry transitions; if AMD cannot generate sufficient revenue and operating cash flow or obtain external financing, it may face a cash shortfall and be unable to make all of its planned investments in research and development or other strategic investments; the loss of a significant customer may have a material adverse effect on AMD; global economic uncertainty may adversely impact AMD's business and operating results; and the markets in which AMD's products are sold are highly competitive; and uncertainties involving the ordering and shipment of AMD's products could materially adversely affect it. Investors are urged to review in detail the risks and uncertainties in AMD's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including but not limited to AMD's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 26, 2016. 1. Statement of "future-proof" refers to support of current and upcoming technology standards including 14nm FinFET process technology, DirectX®12 and Vulkan™ API support, new display technology, and experiences such as VR. "Future-proof" statement is not meant to serve as a warranty or indicate that users will never have to upgrade their graphics technology again. Support of current and upcoming technology standards described above has the potential to reduce frequency of graphics upgrades for some users. 2. See April 2016 study by Advanced Imaging Society (http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160504005644/en/Consumer-Excitement-VR-High-7-10-American) 3. Based on internal AMD analysis. 4. See http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2014/10/zuckerberg-sees-50-to-100-million-oculus-units-sold-in-next-decade/; http://fortune.com/2016/01/21/200-million-vr-headsets-2020/ and http://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2016-05-15/china-s-virtual-reality-market-will-be-worth-8-5-billion-and-everyone-wants-a-piece. 5. Mercury Research Q1 2016 Market Report Mercury Research Q1 2016 Market Report 6. 13 million PCs worldwide next year will have the graphics capabilities needed to run VR according to Gartner as cited in http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-12-30/few-computers-are-powerful-enough-to-support-virtual-reality.







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Ratios

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industry
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Forward PE Ratio 188.68
AMD's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 19.57 vs. AMD: 188.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 29.23
AMD's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 836 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. AMD: 29.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AMD' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 4.14 Max: 132.73
Current: 29.23
0.83
132.73
PS Ratio 2.52
AMD's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. AMD: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AMD' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.64 Max: 2.78
Current: 2.52
0.17
2.78
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 1313.00
AMD's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 18.25 vs. AMD: 1313.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AMD' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.76  Med: 14.55 Max: 1455
Current: 1313
5.76
1455
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 126.25
AMD's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
96% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 12.56 vs. AMD: 126.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AMD' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.11  Med: 8.26 Max: 139.9
Current: 126.25
4.11
139.9
EV-to-EBIT -47.96
AMD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 19.23 vs. AMD: -47.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AMD' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.1  Med: -3.6 Max: 127.1
Current: -47.96
-56.1
127.1
EV-to-EBITDA -88.11
AMD's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 13.47 vs. AMD: -88.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AMD' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -199.5  Med: -6.7 Max: 1082.6
Current: -88.11
-199.5
1082.6
Current Ratio 1.88
AMD's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. AMD: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AMD' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 1.79 Max: 2.26
Current: 1.88
1.07
2.26
Quick Ratio 1.32
AMD's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. AMD: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AMD' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.45 Max: 2
Current: 1.32
0.77
2
Days Inventory 80.69
AMD's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
52% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 77.37 vs. AMD: 80.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AMD' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.24  Med: 77.4 Max: 85.45
Current: 80.69
45.24
85.45
Days Sales Outstanding 26.57
AMD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 63.48 vs. AMD: 26.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AMD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.11  Med: 49.54 Max: 57.31
Current: 26.57
20.11
57.31
Days Payable 49.05
AMD's Days Payable is ranked lower than
53% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 51.49 vs. AMD: 49.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AMD' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.23  Med: 55.69 Max: 100.38
Current: 49.05
24.23
100.38

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.50
AMD's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. AMD: -8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AMD' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16  Med: -5.4 Max: -2
Current: -8.5
-16
-2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 3.92
AMD's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. AMD: 3.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AMD' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.7 Max: 3.94
Current: 3.92
0.35
3.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -2.08
AMD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
82% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. AMD: -2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AMD' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.1  Med: 8.65 Max: 44.5
Current: -2.08
-2.1
44.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -6.34
AMD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. AMD: -6.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
AMD' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -81.8  Med: -17.6 Max: -2.7
Current: -6.34
-81.8
-2.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,272
EPS (TTM) $ -0.60
Beta2.74
Short Percentage of Float14.03%
52-Week Range $2.60 - 15.55
Shares Outstanding (Mil)941.40

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 4,622 5,089 5,603
EPS ($) 0.03 0.20 0.44
EPS without NRI ($) 0.03 0.20 0.44
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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