Why Are Chip Stocks MU, NVDA, AMD, INTC Up Today?


  • Chip stocks are on the rise on Thursday.
  • That’s thanks to Micron (MU) beating estimates in its latest earnings report.
  • The company also posted a strong guidance for its upcoming quarter.
Chip Stocks - Why Are Chip Stocks MU, NVDA, AMD, INTC Up Today?

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Chip stocks are up today as investors react to positive earnings reports from one of the major players in the sector!

Micron (NASDAQ:MU) is behind today’s chip stocks rally following the release of its earnings report for the fiscal second quarter of 2024. The firm posted adjusted EPS of 42 cents and revenue of $5.82 billion during the quarter.

That’s a major win for investors in MU stock. Both its EPS and revenue beat out Wall Street estimates for -24 cents and $5.35 billion. Adjusted EPS also made a positive change from the -$1.91 reported in fiscal Q2 2023. Revenue also jumped from the $3.69 billion reported during that period.

Micron also included a strong fiscal Q3 guidance in that earnings report. It expects adjusted EPS to be 45 cents (plus or minus 7 cents) with revenue of $6.6 billion (plus or minus $200 million). For perspective, Wall Street estimates adjusted EPS of 20 cents on revenue of $6.03 billion during the quarter.

Let’s check out how Micron’s positive earnings report and outlook is affecting chip stocks below!

Chip Stocks Up Today

  • MU stock is up 14.6% alongside its fiscal Q2 earnings report.
  • Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) shares are rising 1.2% higher on Thursday morning.
  • Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ:AMD) stock is climbing 1.7% higher this morning.
  • Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) shares are getting a 2.5% boost as of this writing.

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