Shares of AMD jumped as much as 10 percent in after hours trade following earnings results.
The semiconductor company reported earnings in line with expectations, but revenue fell short. AMD reported earnings of 8 cents per share on revenue of $1.42 billion. Wall Street had projected earnings per share of 8 cents on $1.44 billion in revenue, according to Refinitiv consensus estimates.
AMD President and CEO Lisa Su said the company continued to grow significantly revenue for a second straight year.
“Importantly, we more than doubled our EPYC processor shipments sequentially and delivered record GPU datacenter revenue in the quarter,” she said in a statement.
Su said she expects 2019 to be another strong year because of AMD’s competitive product portfolio.
AMD forecasts 2019 sales to grow in the “high single digit percentage” range. Wall Street had forecast 2019 sales of $6.88 billion, which would represent year-over-year revenue growth of