Will Advanced Micro Devices’s Attempt to Raise Money Make These Top Institutional Shareholders Nervous?

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) has been struggling with slowing personal computer sales due to competition from tablets and has announced that they plan to sell and lease back their 58-acre campus in Austin, Texas in a transaction that will raise between $150 million-$200 million. They are expected to close in the second quarter. AMD has been depleting their cash reserves and has been laying off employees as they endeavor to find new markets for their products.

Will Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.’s shareholders increase their holdings?They reported owning a total of 769.234 million shares on 09/30/2012. The shares closed at $3.37 on 09/30/2012.

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Here are the eight largest positions in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. at the end of September 30th, 2012.

Waterstone Capital Management L.P. held 120,669,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $122,752,000. This brought the portfolio total to 8.56%.

Vanguard Group Inc. held 38,489,617 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $129,710,005. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

State Street Corp. held 33,127,323 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $111,639,075. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

Price T. Rowe Associates Inc. /MD/ held 33,000,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $33,611,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

Babson Capital Management LLC. held 27,500,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $27,947,000. This brought the portfolio total to 1.42%.

FMR LLC. held 27,467,355 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $92,564,983. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

Empyrean Capital Partners L.P. held 26,000,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $26,448,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.95%.

Silverback Asset Management LLC. held 23,480,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $23,832,000. This brought the portfolio total to 1.27%.

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