AMD Reports Third Quarter Results - HotHardware
AMD Reports Third Quarter Results

AMD Reports Third Quarter Results

AMD Reports Third Quarter Results

– 18 Percent Sequential Revenue Increase Driven by Record Microprocessor Unit Shipments and Increased Graphics Segment Revenue –

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Oct. 18, 2007 — AMD (NYSE: AMD) today reported third quarter 2007 revenue of $1.632 billion, an 18 percent increase compared to the second quarter of 2007 and a 23 percent improvement compared to the third quarter of 2006.  In the third quarter, AMD reported an operating loss of $226 million, and a net loss of $396 million, or $0.71 per share.   Third quarter results include a negative impact of $120 million, or $0.22 per share, due to ATI acquisition-related, integration and severance charges and impairment of assets.  In the second quarter of 2007, AMD reported revenue of $1.378 billion and an operating loss of $457 million.  In the third quarter of 2006, AMD reported revenue of $1.328 billion and operating income of $121 million.

“We are encouraged by the progress we made in our third quarter financial results.  We delivered a strong revenue increase, gained 8 percentage points of gross margin and reduced our operating loss by more than half,” said Robert J. Rivet, AMD’s Chief Financial Officer.  “We sold a record number of microprocessors through our distribution channel and began revenue shipments of Quad-core AMD Opteron™ processors in the quarter.

“Graphics segment revenue increased 29 percent sequentially, as customers increasingly adopted AMD’s new ATI Radeon HD™ 2000 series of graphics processors.”

Third quarter charges of $120 million consisted of ATI acquisition-related, integration and severance charges of $78 million and asset impairments of $42 million associated with our ownership of Spansion, Inc. common stock...

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