The Best (And Worst) Third-Quarter Technology Vendor Stocks

Advanced Micro Devices

CEO: Rory Read

Sept. 28, 2012: $3.37

June 29, 2011: $5.73
Change: -41.2%

A tough quarter on Wall Street got even tougher on Sept. 18 when the company said CFO Thomas Seifert resigned, two months after the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based chip maker reported a drop in revenue. "Clearly, our performance in the quarter was disappointing and did not meet our commitments," said AMD CEO Rory Read in July.

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