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What: Shares of Advanced Micro Devices
So what: Revenue fell 10% from last year to $1.4 billion, resulting in net income of just $37 million, or $0.05 per share. CEO Rory Read cited overall macro weakness, soft consumer demand, and lower demand internationally for the tough quarter.
Now what: Read also said the company was taking definitive steps to boost performance and fix problems, but that next quarter is also expected to be challenging. AMD expects next quarter’s revenues to fall by 1% sequentially, plus or minus 3%. The figures show that chip giant Intel is chipping away at AMD’s already smaller market share in both PCs and servers.
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