What does AMD do?
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is a major semiconductor company which manufactures computer microprocessors, graphics cards and motherboard chipsets for commercial and personal computing applications. The company supplies products for a number of leading tech brands, including Dell, Lenovo and HP.
When was AMD started?
AMD was established in 1969 by electrical engineer Jerry Sanders and seven of his colleagues who had left their previous employer to form their own semiconductor company. Sales of AMD’s initial products were solid enough to enable the company to go public three years later.
Where does AMD operate?
AMD is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and operates in over 50 locations around the world.
Where is AMD traded?
AMD’s shares are traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange and is a member of the S&P 500 index. You can trade the AMD share price, or buy AMD shares, with IG – find out more