AMD heeft z'n derde kwartaals cijfers bekend gemaakt: een verlies van 105 miljoen dollar. Hier het nieuws van Techweb:
Strong sales of its Athlon processors and flash-memory products failed to stem losses at Advanced Micro Devices during the third quarter, forcing the company to take more radical steps to return to profitability.
AMD, in Sunnyvale, Calif., said Wednesday that it will sell its Communications group, which has 400 employees and accounted for slightly more than 10 percemt of the company's revenue in the third quarter.
[...] AMD continued to be plagued by manufacturing problems and was unable to ship as many Athlon processors as previously projected. The company said the recent earthquake in Taiwan "shut off motherboard shipments in the final week" of the third quarter, although it still expects to be able to hit its target of producing more than 1 million Athlon processors in the current quarter. [break] Positief nieuws is er ook, want het verlies is lager dan verwacht, zo bericht GA-Source: [/break] AMD Q3 Loss Narrower Than Expected, Athlon Chip Cited AMD reported a third quarter net loss that was narrower than analysts' expectations, citing strong sales of its new Athlon chip and flash memory chips.
AMD reported a third quarter net loss of $105.5 million, or 72 cents a share, versus a profit of $1 million, or one cent a share. According to First Call, the consensus estimate among analysts was a loss of 97 cents a share.
[...] The company also said its Athlon microprocessors were being sold at higher margins that its K-6 processors, helping shore up declining revenues and cut the company's operating loss. AMD said it has the ability to make over 1 million Athlon processors in its current, fourth quarter.