Most Volatile Stocks: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD), Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV), Omnicare Inc. (NYSE:OCR)
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) plans at Raised Share in GPU Space with Radeon Fury Series AMD’s position in GPU market may strengthen with R9 Fury X In the previous part of the series, we discussed the launch of AMD’s (AMD) Radeon Fury series, which is focused on the PC gaming space. All of the next generation consoles like Sony’s (SNE) PlayStation 4, Nintendo’s Wii U, and Microsoft’s (MSFT) Xbox One employ AMD’s chips. By supplying semi-custom chips for gaming consoles, AMD managed to generate positive incomes in 2014. MD’s Radeon Fury boasts of high bandwidth memory (or HBM). Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) stock price closed at $1.67 with the total traded volume of 16.03 Million shares. Its price to sales ratio ended at 0.27. Its market capitalization is 1.30 Billion. The stock owned by the Financial Institutions was 57.10% while by insiders was 0.40%.
Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) declared that its Flight Attendants have voted down a tentative contract that would have ended two years of negotiations. Representatives for Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 556 reported Flight Attendants rejected the deal by 87 percent of those casting ballots. Nearly 89 percent of eligible Flight Attendants voted. “This agreement ensured that our Flight Attendants would stay atop the industry in pay and benefits,” said Randy Babbitt, Southwest Senior Vice President Labor Relations. “It improved the Company’s competitiveness with certain work-rule changes and supported our evolving network, both domestically and in international markets. So naturally we’re disappointed that it didn’t pass.” Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) has the market capitalization of 23.28 Billion. Shares of firm moved down -4.06% to close at $35.00 with the total traded volume of 10.65 Million. The firm has current ratio of 0.70 for the most recent quarter.
Omnicare Inc. (NYSE:OCR) reported that its net income for the Q2 increased to $33.97M from last year’s $21.97M, with EARNINGS PER SHARE improving to $0.32 from $0.21 in the previous year. Adjusted cash EARNINGS PER SHARE from continuing operations was $1.02 (equivalent to $1.04 on an unaffected share price basis) compared to $0.91 in the previous year. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters predictable the firm to report earnings of $1.02 per share for the quarter. Analysts’ anticipates typically exclude special items. In the Q2, Omnicare and CVS Health Corp. (CVS) reported the two companies had entered into a definitive contract under which a subsidiary of CVS will attain Omnicare for $98 per share in cash. The transaction is predictable to close before the end of 2015. Omnicare Inc. (NYSE:OCR) begun last trade with a price of $95.16 and throughout the trading session climbed at a high of $95.54. The day-trade ended with -0.02% to $95.26. The stock is going forward to its 52 week low with 60.50% and lagging behind from its 52 week high price with -1.10%. OCR last month stock price volatility remained 0.38%.