Stocks Primed For Top-Line Growth: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD), Wabtec Corporation (WAB)

    Looking at top Wall Street opinions, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMD) has recently made its way into the research list of Loop Capital – signaling that their analyst’s rating adjustment is noteworthy. This stock was Hold in the eyes of Loop Capital, as reported on Tuesday, August 13th, 2019. Another heavy-hitting research note was published by RBC Capital Mkts on Monday August 12th, 2019, with this firm Reiterated AMD to an updated rating of Outperform. In the past six months and three months of trading, shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) have moved by 28.27% and 5.93%, respectively.

    Brokerage Updates Related to Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) Stock

    This publicly-traded organization generated losses of -12.53% over the last 5 sessions. Right now, this stock is the subject of 34 analysts’ evaluations, who – on average – have given this company’s shares a Buy rating. Of the latest market expert opinions, 1 have given an underperform rating, 1 has given a sell rating, and 8 have given a rating of Buy or better. Based on the 34 stock market experts following this company, the average 12-month price target is $33.05. Moreover, individual price targets range between $8.00-$44.00. With its recent move to $33.00, we can see that these firms project this stock will gain by 48.20% in one year.

    Updates from Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) SEC Form 4

    This particular company’s shares have garnered a lot of attention in recent days, as insiders are unloading their holdings while having generated a 0.60% rise since the beginning of the calendar year. A Chief Technology Officer & EVP at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) sold off some of its shares in a transaction that was finalized on Aug 13. Similarly, Su Lisa T sold 429,497 shares of the organization’s stock at $33.53 apiece and racked up $14,401,034 in earnings from the sale. Now, Su Lisa T holds 2,802,267 shares of the company following the exchange. A SVP, CFO & Treasurer of the organization named KUMAR DEVINDER, was engaged in a transaction that occurred on Aug 12 that managed to be worth $5,115,672 from the sale of 152,570 common shares at a price of $33.53 per individual share.

    Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) Results in the Pipeline

    The next scheduled release of financial results for Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. will be for the Mar-19 quarter. As it stands right now, market analysts are anticipating the per-share earnings for the three-month period will be $0.05. In the same vein, they expect sales for the quarter to amount to $1,255.56 million.

    Now let’s turn to earnings surprise history: in the most recent quarter, the company reported about $1,272.00 million in revenue alongside EPS at $0.06. On average, the analyst projection was calling for $1,419.00 million with $0.08 per share in earnings, respectively. In the preceding quarter, this company’s revenue reached $1,653.00 million, with earnings per share ending up at $0.13.

    Wabtec Corporation (NYSE:WAB) experienced a drop of -3.02% from the closing price in the previous trading day. That drove the price to $62.31 per share, as observed on January 1st, 1970, at a time when the total trading volume reached 4,293,152 shares of stock – compared to the typical average of 2.06M shares per day (as recorded over the past three months). The consensus estimate for these shares has been shifted to $89.44.

    Pricing Indications for Wabtec Corporation (WAB)

    This organization has had a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.63 in the last year. Meanwhile, it gained 70.85 from its observable 50-day simple moving average. Right at this moment, the per-share value is -15.68% lower than the mean per-share price over the last 200 days in the market.

    Wabtec Corporation (NYSE:WAB) In-Depth Brokerage Insights

    We can see that a number of brokerage firms are putting their focus onto this stock. Out of this group, 0 have a sell rating, 4 have a Buy rating, 1 have an outperform rating, while 6 provided a Hold rating for these shares – thanks to data from Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Additionally, 0 have recommended that these shares are an Underperforming investment. The current consensus recommendation is at 2.20, based on information from Thomson Reuters.

    WAB Stock Value Potential

    In trading activity as of late, this stock’s value was 73.76 up from its 200 day moving average, while also -12.18% down when compared against its 50-day simple moving average. Over the course of the past year of trading, the share price stuck in the range of $80.00-$96.00. The market value for the entire organization reached 12.25B. In the last trading session, the price ended the day at $64.25. The institutional holdings related to this organization account for 1.20%, and the Beta factor is now 1.43. This company’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) managed to hit 31.30.

    Wabtec Corporation (NYSE:WAB) Analyst Points of Focus

    Wabtec Corporation (WAB) has found itself inside of Goldman’s research list, so their analyst rating adjustment is worth taking note of. This stock was upgraded to Buy, compared to its previous rating of Neutral by Goldman, as garnered from a news report on Thursday August 8th, 2019. An additional helpful research note was sent out by Wellington Shields’s on Friday July 12th, 2019. The brokerage decided to downgrade WAB to Hold from its previous rating of Gradually Accumulate.