Why Are Chip Stocks AMD, NVDA, INTC Down Today?

  • Chip stocks are sliding lower on Friday!
  • That’s due to data shared by Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).
  • This includes estimated revenue coming in $1 billion below expectations.
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Chip stocks are heading lower on Friday after recent data from a major player spooked investors.

That data comes from Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) and has to do with its upcoming earnings report. The chip company expects revenue to be $1 billion lower than its already soft estimates for the quarter.

According to AMD, the PC market experienced weakness during the period which explains its lower revenue expectations. And it’s not the only company putting out such a warning. Samsung (OTCMKTS:SSNLF) says it too foresees weak profit as consumers turn away from smartphone and memory chip purchases.

All of this has investors worried that other chip stocks won’t perform well in the coming months. As a result, several of those shares are down today. Let’s get into that below!

Chip Stocks Down on Friday

  • Let’s start with AMD, which is currently down 11.2% as of Friday afternoon.
  • Next up we have rival chipmaker Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA), which is seeing its stock slip 7% as of this writing.
  • Finally, Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) closes out our falling chip stocks on Friday with a 4.4% decline this afternoon.

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