The chip manufacturer AMD in the second quarter has a significant increase in sales of 26 percent to 1.93 billion US dollars, which generated about 1.65 billion euros, compared to the previous year. The Group played the effects of the Corona pandemic in the cards. The high demand for consumers and data centers love the sale of Ryzen and EPYC processors compared to the previous year in the high pushed, but they fell slightly towards the first quarter.
Around 157 million dollars profit generated AMD in the second business quarter, a clear jump year-on-year. Because last year there were only 35 million dollars. Already in the first quarter, AMD had an even higher profit of 162 million dollars.
Doubled Ryzen and EPYC Sells
AMD-boss Lisa Su was satisfied in the second quarter in the second quarter, well-known that the increased demand for computers for home office in Consumers and Cloud computing power in data centers AMD have helped this good result. The revenue from the sale of processors of rows of Ryzen and EPYC had more than doubled compared to the previous year, SU said.
In the area alone "Computing and Graphics", The client segment desktop and notebook, AMD achieved sales of $ 1.367 billion, an increase of 45 percent year-on-year. In the same quarter of the previous year, sales were 940 million dollars. However, sales were 5 percent lower towards the first quarter of the current financial year.
In the Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom, in which server CPUs and chips are tied up for game consoles, AMD had to accept a revenue to $ 565 million. In the same quarter of the previous year, sales were still 591 million dollars. Over the first quarter, however, sales increased by 62 percent, which is due to high selling EPYC processors for data centers. AMD refers to business with Google and Amazon, which uses the second-generation AMD EPYC processors in their data centers.
The ruckle over the year is mainly on less selling in the semi-custom segment back. Here was caused by the fact that fewer chips were delivered for game consoles, since Sony’s Playstation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One stands in front of a generation change.
AMD dares an optimistic outlook according to the positive business figures: In the third quarter of the current year, AMD expects sales of about 2.55 billion dollars plus minus $ 100 million dollars. The revenues with Ryzen and EPYC processors should increase further. Also due to the new generation of console chips for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, AMD expects another thrust.
The execution results of the second quarter staggered investors in enthusiasm. The share rose on Wednesday morning by almost 9 percent to a value of 63.65 euros.