AMD releases its own quarterly results tonight, and it will be worth watching and closely contrasting with the Intel results, which we'll do later.
At press time, AMD stands at $17.09, while INTC stands at $27.56.
Intel's revenue grew 20% in the quarter to the end of March, but it turned in a jump in its net profits of 89% amounting to $1.73 billion. Most firms wouldn't be disappointed by that sort of profit, based on a 60% gross profit margin, but the analysts on Wall Street had expected it to do somewhat better.
It was left with a big lump of excess Pentium M/Centrino stock in Japan during the quarter, according to Intel. µ
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