Investor’s Alert: Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD), NewLead (NASDAQ:NEWL), Sirius XM Holdings (NASDAQ:SIRI), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)

Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD) was the target of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Traders acquired 28,260 put options on the stock, ARN reports. This is an increase of approximately 255% compared to the typical daily volume of 7,963 put options. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) stock performance was 1.42% in last session and finished the day at $4.29. Traded volume was 39.25million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 21.94million shares. The beta of the stock remained 2.53. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) insider ownership is 0.30%.

NewLead Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:NEWL) on July 7 announced that on June 23, 2014, in arbitration proceedings currently pending between the Company and Ironridge Global IV, Ltd. (“Ironridge”), the Company filed claims against Ironridge for breach of contract, fraudulent inducement of contract and fraud, securities market manipulation and misrepresentation in violation of United States federal securities laws, unjust enrichment, and violation of 15 U.S.C. 78p(b), seeking disgorgement of short-swing profits, damages in excess of $25 million, punitive damages in excess of $100 million, and reimbursement of legal costs and the costs of the arbitration. NewLead Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:NEWL) rose 1.08 percent to $0.103 Thursday on volume of 44.68million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $0.08 to $0.12. NewLead Holdings Ltd (NASDAQ:NEWL) has a market capitalization of $14.28million.

On July 8, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) by a notch to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) based on the company’s back-to-back deals with automobile manufacturers, Ford Motor Co. (F) and Chrysler Group. Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI)’s stock on July 10, 2014 reported a increase of 0.90% to the closing price of $3.38. Its fifty two weeks range is $2.98 -$4.18. The total market capitalization recorded $20.30billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 40.12million shares. In its share capital, SIRI has 6.03billion outstanding shares.

Chipmaker Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) declared that it is establishing Open Interconnect Consortium (“OIC”), an initiative focused on improving interoperability for Internet of Things (IoT) with the support of other industry leaders including Dell, Samsung, Atmel ( ATML ), Broadcom ( BRCM ) and Wind River. On Thursday, shares of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) advanced 1.20% to close the day at $31.26. Company return on investment (ROI) is 12.80% and its monthly performance is recorded as 10.69%. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) quarterly revenue growth is 16.86%.