How to buy Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) shares in Australia
Learn how to easily invest in Advanced Micro Devices shares.
Advanced Micro Devices Inc is a semiconductors business with stocks listed in the US. Advanced Micro Devices shares (AMD) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was US$128.37 – an increase of 5.75% over the previous week. Here's how to invest if you're based in Australia.
How to buy shares in Advanced Micro Devices
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a company listed in the US from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. Look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, which will typically include your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
- Search for Advanced Micro Devices. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: AMD. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment that matches your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Advanced Micro Devices reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying using consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$128.37, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Advanced Micro Devices, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Advanced Micro Devices. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights.
What's in this guide?
- Advanced Micro Devices key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Advanced Micro Devices stock a buy or sell?
- Advanced Micro Devices performance over time
- Are Advanced Micro Devices shares over-valued?
- Advanced Micro Devices's financials
- How volatile are Advanced Micro Devices shares?
- Does Advanced Micro Devices pay a dividend?
- Have Advanced Micro Devices shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Advanced Micro Devices stock price (NASDAQ:AMD)Use our graph to track the performance of AMD stocks over time.
Have Advanced Micro Devices's shares ever split?
Advanced Micro Devices's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 22 August 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before the split, the next day you would own 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Advanced Micro Devices shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Advanced Micro Devices shares which in turn could have impacted Advanced Micro Devices's share price.
Advanced Micro Devices shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$60.05 - US$132.83|
|50-day moving average||US$108.8022|
|200-day moving average||US$104.2083|
|Dividend yield||US$0 (1.16%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$0.11|
Advanced Micro Devices price performance over time
|1 week (2023-12-01)||5.75%|
|1 month (2023-11-09)||13.11%|
|3 months (2023-09-08)||21.00%|
|6 months (2023-06-09)||2.76%|
|1 year (2022-12-09)||87.16%|
|2 years (2021-12-09)||-7.05%|
|3 years (2020-12-09)||42.90%|
|5 years (2018-12-07)||559.66%|
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Is it a good time to buy Advanced Micro Devices stock?
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Is Advanced Micro Devices under- or over-valued?
Valuing Advanced Micro Devices stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Advanced Micro Devices's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Advanced Micro Devices's P/E ratio
Advanced Micro Devices's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1076x. In other words, Advanced Micro Devices shares trade at around 1076x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Advanced Micro Devices's PEG ratio
Advanced Micro Devices's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.7018. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Advanced Micro Devices's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Advanced Micro Devices's EBITDA
Advanced Micro Devices's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$3 billion (£2.4 billion).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Advanced Micro Devices's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure stock profitability.
Advanced Micro Devices share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Advanced Micro Devices's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$60.05 up to US$132.83. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Advanced Micro Devices's is 1.674. This would suggest that Advanced Micro Devices's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Advanced Micro Devices financials
|Revenue TTM||US$22.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||3.86%|
|Gross profit TTM||US$12.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||-0.08%|
|Return on equity TTM||0.38%|
|Market capitalisation||US$191.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Advanced Micro Devices share dividends
We're not expecting Advanced Micro Devices to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Advanced Micro Devices overview
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. operates as a semiconductor company worldwide. It operates in four segments: Data Center, Client, Gaming, and Embedded segments. The company offers x86 microprocessors and graphics processing units (GPUs) as an accelerated processing unit, chipsets, data center, and professional GPUs; and embedded processors, and semi-custom system-on-chip (SoC) products, microprocessor and SoC development services and technology, data processing unites, field programmable gate arrays (FPGA), and adaptive SoC products. It also provides processors under the AMD Ryzen, AMD Ryzen PRO, Ryzen Threadripper, Ryzen Threadripper PRO, AMD Athlon, AMD Athlon PRO, and AMD PRO A-Series brand names; graphics under the AMD Radeon graphics and AMD Embedded Radeon graphics; and professional graphics under the AMD Radeon Pro graphics brand name. In addition, the company offers data center graphics under the Radeon Instinct and Radeon PRO V-series brands, as well as servers under the AMD Instinct accelerators brand; server microprocessors under the AMD EPYC brands; embedded processor solutions under the AMD Athlon, AMD Geode, AMD Ryzen, AMD EPYC, AMD R-Series, and G-Series brands; FPGA products under the Virtex-6, Virtex-7, Virtex UltraScale+, Kintex-7, Kintex UltraScale, Kintex UltraScale+, Artix-7, Artix UltraScale+, Spartan-6, and Spartan-7 brands; adaptive SOCs under the Zynq-7000, Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC, Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoCs, Versal HBM, Versal Premium, Versal Prime, Versal AI Core, Versal AI Edge, Vitis, and Vivado brands; and compute and network acceleration board products under the Alveo brand. It serves original equipment and design manufacturers, public cloud service providers, system integrators, independent distributors, online and brick and mortar retailers, and add-in-board manufacturers through its direct sales force, independent distributors, and sales representatives. The company was incorporated in 1969 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.
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