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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) shares fell 13.69% and closed at $3.53. The company on Oct. 17 reported that it moved to a profit for its fiscal third quarter. But the microchip maker saw a steep decline in sales of chips for notebook computers. The company earned $48 million, or 6 cents per share, for the quarter that ended Sept. 28. That compares with a loss of $157 million, or 21 cents per share, last year. Revenue jumped to $1.46 billion from $1.27 billion. On an adjusted basis, the company earned 4 cents per share versus a loss of 20 cents per share last year. Analysts were anticipating earnings of 4 cents per share on revenue of $1.46 billion.
Additionally, Wedbush upgraded shares of AMD from a neutral rating to an outperform rating in a report released on Oct. 16. Wedbush currently has $5.00 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $4.50.
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Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) shares gained 0.23% to $8.90. The company on Oct. 17 said its third-quarter profit rose 6.4% as the lender wrote off fewer bad loans and its loan portfolio increased 4.7%. The bank said it earned $178.5 million, or 20 cents a share, up from $167.8 million, or 19 cents a share, a year earlier. Profit beat the average estimate of analysts, who were expecting the company to earn 17 cents a share. But revenue, which declined 2.1% to $682 million, missed the analysts' estimate of $684.8 million.
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