On Wednesday, Shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD), SUBTRACT -2.73% and closed at $6.78 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $6.70 and $7.01. Recently at the Canalys Channels Forum AMD ( NASDAQ : AMD ) declared the first PCs featuring 7th Generation AMD PRO APUs (formerly codenamed “Bristol Ridge PRO”). Built for business, AMD PRO APUs deliver raised computing and graphics performance, improved energy efficiency, while providing a secure and stable platform to protect customers’ IT investments.
“In the past two years we made incredible progress in the commercial client segment. Since its inception in mid-2014, AMD PRO processor unit shipments raised more than 45 percent, enabling businesses all over the world to simplify IT with secure, high performance, reliable solutions,” said Jim Anderson, senior vice president and general manager, Computing and Graphics Business, AMD. “We are thrilled to have PC market leaders like HP and Lenovo expanding their use of AMD technology in their business client portfolios.”
“We’re delighted to offer 7th generation AMD PRO processors in our new HP EliteDesk 705 G3 desktop series,” said Guayente Sanmartin, Vice President of Product Administration, Commercial Desktops, HP Inc. “We are delivering more performance, security and flexibility to give our enterprise customers peace of mind that allows them to focus on their business, not on IT complexity.”
Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB), jumped 1.32% and closed at $20.74 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $20.44 and $20.89. The company’s Market capitalization is $15.99 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 766.37 Million. Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) declared recently that its Equipment Financing group is expanding its market presence. The team will now operate as four distinct regions: South, North Central, Midwest and East.
“Organizing our team under the construct of four regions facilitates us to streamline our processes,” said Tom Partridge, president of Fifth Third Equipment Finance. “As a result, we’re able to better serve our existing and prospective customers, which is our number one priority.”
As part of the new structure, Fifth Third designated a managing director to lead each region.
Bob Davies brings more than 25 years of experience to lead the East Region. This includes Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.
Lance King will lead the South Region, covering Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Texas. He brings more than 20 years of experience to his role.
Bob Krefting will oversee the Midwest Region, which includes Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio. He has more than 35 years of experience, counting 13 years with Fifth Third.
Dave Schlaf, who brings more than 30 years of experience to the team, will lead the North Central Region. This covers Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Viacom, Inc . (NASDAQ:VIAB), gained 0.43% and closed at $37.74 in the last trading session. The last trading range of the stock ranges between $37.56 and $38.22. During the 52-week trading session the minimum price at which share price traded, registered at $30.11 and reached to max level of $53.35. The BET “HIP HOP AWARDS” has remained the most prominent hip hop showcase on television for ten years with its powerful performances, iconic hip hop honorees and much-anticipated cyphers. Multi-platinum artist, mega-producer and ‘Anthem King’ DJ Khaled hosted hip-hop’s biggest night of the year at The Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta, GA.
DJ Khaled and Kendrick Lamar tie the lead with three wins each; DJ Khaled wins “DJ of the Year”, “MVP of the Year”, and undoubtedly the “Hustler of the Year” award; Kendrick Lamar wins “Lyricist of the Year”, “Best Live Performer, and “Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse” for his verse in Beyoncé’s “Freedom”. The breakout newcomer, Chance The Rapper, picked up two awards counting “Best New Hip-Hop Artist” and “Best Mixtape”. Drake also wins two awards counting “Album of the Year” and “Best Hip-Hop Video” for “Hotline Bling”. And Travis Scott is crowned with the “People’s Champ Award”. Kendrick Lamar presented the “I Am Hip Hop” Award to Snoop Dogg whose speech was both politically and emotionally empowering.