This Chipmaker Stock Has A Better 5-Year Return Than Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Ford And Starbucks

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.’s AMD high-performance computing and visualization products help gamers get the most from their favorite titles, and over the past five years, the most out of investors' portfolios.

Since October 2018, AMD stock's five-year return has outperformed a number of the world’s most popular tech and consumer discretionary companies:, Inc. AMZN, Apple Inc AAPLMicrosoft Corporation MSFT, Ford Motor Company F and Starbucks Corporation SBUX.

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Advanced Micro Devices designs microprocessors for the computer and consumer electronics industries. The majority of the firm's sales are in the personal computer and data center markets via CPUs and GPUs. 

AMD also supplies the chips found in prominent game consoles such as the Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox. The firm was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

Here's how the returns break down from October 2018 to present: 

  • Ford is up from $8.64 to $12.00 for a return of 38.89%
  • Amazon is up from $89.43 to $127.96 for a return of 43.08%
  • Apple is up from $55.53 to $177.49 for a return of 219.63%
  • Microsoft is up from $109.57 to $327.26 for a return of 198.68%
  • Starbucks is up from $56.45 to $92.85 for a return of 64.48%
  • And finally, AMD is up from $26.34 a share to $107.24 for a return of 307.14%

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