Shares of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) ended Wednesday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.30 points or 5.23% at $6.04 with 64.34 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $5.75, the shares hit an intraday low of $5.75 and an intraday high of $6.08 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $5.22 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 985.00 million shares.
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) on September 14, 2016 announced that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America, marking its 15th consecutive year on the index and another in a line of recognitions this year for its corporate responsibility leadership in the semiconductor industry.
“AMD has a long history of commitment and leadership in corporate responsibility, and we are honored to once again be named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index,” said Tim Mohin, senior director of Corporate Responsibility at AMD. “This recognition reflects the hard work of thousands of AMD engineers and employees around the world. Together we have improved the energy efficiency of many of our products, implemented sustainability initiatives to reduce our footprint, and partnered with our suppliers to help improve social and environmental conditions around the world.”
Shares of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) ended Wednesday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.08 points or -0.20% at $39.89 with 26.54 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $39.95, the shares hit an intraday low of $39.75 and an intraday high of $40.26 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $240.94 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 6.15 billion shares.
On Sept. 14, 2016 AT&T Inc. (T) is giving $1 million to the National Museum for African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The contribution qualifies AT&T as a Founding Donor.
The museum opens to the public on Sept. 24, on the National Mall. It will tell the full story of African Americans through 11 galleries. Visitors will learn about the rich history, community and culture.
“It’s important to understand the challenges and contributions of a culture because it helps us to understand who we are as a country,” said David Huntley, senior executive vice president and chief compliance officer. “Supporting the preservation and recognition of this history and rich culture is also important to AT&T.”
AT&T history is also African American history.
Alexander Graham Bell hired African American inventor Lewis Latimer in the 1800s. He developed the drawings necessary for the first telephone’s patent.