Worth Watching Stocks : Yamana Gold, Inc. (NYSE:AUY), Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD), Planar Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:PLNR), Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. (NYSE:FSL), MU

HSBC upgraded shares of Yamana Gold (NYSE:AUY) from an underweight rating to a neutral rating in a report issued on Tuesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. Yamana Gold, Inc. (NYSE:AUY) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is -33.60% and weekly performance is -3.34%. On last trading day company shares ended up $5.50. Yamana Gold, Inc. (NYSE:AUY) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -19.99%.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) has recruited a well-known veteran of Dell Inc. to lead one of the chip maker’s two main business groups. Forrest Norrod, 49 years old, was most recently vice president in charge of Dell’s server systems business. Prior to that role, he led an organization that developed custom-tailored servers for companies in the hyperscale market, AMD said. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) shares decreased -0.75% in last trading session and ended the day at $2.66. AMD Gross Margin is 34.70% and its return on assets is 1.20%. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) quarterly performance is -29.82%.

On Oct. 15, Planar Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:PLNR),said it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time (2:00 p.m. Pacific time) to discuss its financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and year ended September 26, 2014. On 27 October, Planar Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:PLNR) shares decreased -0.50% and was closed at $3.99. PLNR EPS growth in last 5 year was 44.60%. Planar Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:PLNR) year to date (YTD) performance is 57.09%.

On Oct 23, Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. (NYSE:FSL) announced financial results for the third quarter ended October 3, 2014. Net sales for the third quarter of 2014 were $1.21 billion, compared to $1.19 billion in the second quarter of 2014 and $1.09 billion in the third quarter of 2013. Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. (NYSE:FSL) ended the last trading day at $18.28. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 5.40% and price to cash ratio as 7.46. Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. (NYSE:FSL) showed a weekly performance of 8.49%.

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) said its board has authorized the discretionary repurchase of up to $1 billion of its outstanding common stock. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) belongs to Technology sector. Its net profit margin is 25.30% and weekly performance is 8.79%. On last trading day company shares ended up $32.30. Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is 1.96%.