|Bid||0.00 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 900|
|Day's Range||270.75 - 278.24|
|52 Week Range||170.16 - 285.22|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||39.50|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.60 (0.22%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Shares of Nvidia getting a pop after analysts at Needham boosted their price target on the stock, saying that dominance in machine learnings means even more upside for Nvidia.
Investment portfolios for this mid-career crowd are also at critical junctures. With that as the backdrop, here’s a look at ten blue-chip stocks to buy if you’re around the age of 40. Perhaps best of all, they’re names that don’t require constant baby-sitting, letting mid-career investors focus on other things like work, kids and aging parents.
Volvo Trucks is a subsidiary of Volvo and is the world's second-largest producer of heavy-duty trucks. This week, the company introduced its autonomous vehicle (AV) solution, which is a cab-less vehicle towing a trailer.
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has been on a roll lately. While other tech stocks have been falling, the chip maker’s stock has gained a whopping 70% in the past month. The stock has more than tripled in value YTD (year-to-date). It’s now trading at a 12-year high.
When it comes to the chip space, much of the attention has been on Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) lately, whose stock has been on a powerful bull run. Note that last week Needham analyst Rajvindra Gill published a report, which included an increase in the price target from $325 to $350. This implies 27% upside for Nvidia stock.
NVIDIA's profit margin has been expanding in recent years and is significantly better than those of its main competitors.
Micron Technology (MU) has braced itself to withstand the challenge of falling memory prices by improving its cost competitiveness and increasing its mix of high-value solutions from the supply side. Now let’s look at the demand side of memory.
Shares of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. are up 1.6% in premarket trading Tuesday after Mizuho analyst Vijay Rakesh raised his price target to $36 from $20 overnight. He is increasingly upbeat about the stock following meetings with original equipment manufacturers and distributors in the PC supply chain. He thinks it's possible the company will endure "some near-term bumps" but is optimistic about the company's Epyc server ramp and its ability to capitalize on the fact that Intel Corp. is still in flux without a chief executive. Rakesh also raised his price target on Nvidia Corp.'s stock to $295 from $280 after his supply-chain meetings. Nvidia's stock is up 0.5% in premarket trading. AMD shares have gained 148% over the past 12 months, while the S&P 500 has risen 15%.
Thanks to the mainstream emergence of multiple secular-growth technology trends, the global semiconductor market has been on fire recently. While financial media outlets love to talk about semi-darlings Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD), Micron (NASDAQ:MU), and other high-flyers, one semi-stock which is often left out of the discussion is Broadcom (NASDAQ:AVGO). Not only have Broadcom’s numbers boomed with the rest of the semiconductor industry over the past five years, but, during that stretch, AVGO stock has rallied more than 500%.
Tech stocks represent some of the most lucrative opportunities in the investing space, but identifying the long-term winners in a sector full of booms and busts is no easy task
Micron Technology (MU) is the third-largest DRAM (dynamic random-access memory) manufacturer in the world and supplies commoditized and specialized DRAM products to the PC, graphics, mobile, cloud computing, automotive, and embedded markets.
In the previous part of this series, we looked at how Goldman Sachs’s (GS) concerns weighed on stocks last week. In early September 2018, investment firm Evercore ISI downgraded several semiconductor stocks. Evercore is one of the top research firms covering semiconductor stocks.
Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) has been on a tear for the past several months, and the stock refuses to cool off. Every day, it seems like analysts are upgrading AMD stock and/or somebody in the media is saying something positive about market share gains.
AMD (NASDAQ:AMD), known formally as Advanced Micro Devices, continues to see its stock march higher. AMD stock finally reflects the company’s success, and it has moved ahead of the fundamentals. While I think AMD has subsequently become one of the most influential players in the chip industry, I would caution against buying Advanced Micro Devices stock at these levels.
Micron’s (MU) stock movement is similar to Intel’s (INTC) so far in 2018. That makes us wonder which one is better. Micron has better earnings growth and efficiency than Intel. Micron’s revenue rose 40% YoY (year-over-year) in Q2 2018, whereas Intel’s revenue rose 15% YoY. Micron’s RoE (return on equity) rose from -2.26% in fiscal 2016 to 54.3% in fiscal 2018, whereas Intel’s RoE rose from 16.2% to 19.2%.
Dow Jones futures: Chip stocks, China internets, marijuana IPO Tilray and Apple were notable winners Thursday. But Facebook stock continues to weaken.
NVIDIA has delivered life-changing returns for shareholders in recent years, but does that make it a better buy than Cypress?
The rest of Silicon Valley no longer cowers in the face of a big Apple event. During a big week for the iPhone, other tech companies had news of their own.
At least, that's what TheStreet's Jacob Sonenshine is saying. First, he and his wife MacKenzie announced the formation of the Bezos Day One Fund that will support existing organizations that aid homeless families.
Shares of Nvidia (NVDA) surged over 2.6% Friday after the firm received a substantially higher price target that pointed to the semiconductor company's strength in artificial intelligence as a major reason to be optimistic. The question for investors is should they consider buying Nvidia stock at the moment?
Think Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) and other FANG stocks are the best way to garner exposure to the technology sector? Not only are the world’s most recognizable ‘tech’ companies not actually tech stocks (they’re more along the lines of consumer services stocks), FANG stocks are all a bit overextended despite recent lulls. To that end, here’s a rundown of three other tech stocks to buy that won’t necessarily suffer all the public-spotlight trappings of being a FANG stock.