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Last $49.84 USD
Change Today +0.17 / 0.34%
Volume 1.5M
ALTR On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
Hamburg
As of 8:10 PM 07/30/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

altera corp (ALTR) Snapshot

Open
$49.46
Previous Close
$49.67
Day High
$50.00
Day Low
$49.40
52 Week High
06/1/15 - $51.91
52 Week Low
10/10/14 - $30.47
Market Cap
15.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.5M
EPS TTM
$1.32
Shares Outstanding
302.5M
EX-Date
08/6/15
P/E TM
37.8x
Dividend
$0.72
Dividend Yield
1.44%
Current Stock Chart for ALTERA CORP (ALTR)

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altera corp (ALTR) Details

Altera Corp. designs, manufactures, and markets programmable logic devices (plds); structured application-specific integrated circuit devices; predefined design building blocks or intellectual-property cores; and associated development tools. Its programmable logic devices are semiconductor integrated circuits. Altera also provides HardCopy, HardCopy II, and other masked programmed logic devices, configuration devices, development software, and other tools and intellectual-property cores. Altera was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in San Jose, Calif.

3,091 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/13/15
Founded in 1983

altera corp (ALTR) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $420.0K
Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations...
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Senior Vice President and General Manager of ...
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Senior Vice President of Research and Develop...
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

altera corp (ALTR) Key Developments

Altera Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 26, 2015

Altera Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 26, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $414.162 million against $491.517 million a year ago. Operating margin was $86.331 million against $146.567 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $85.430 million against $143.552 million a year ago. Net income was $70.339 million against $127.004 million a year ago. Diluted net income per share was $0.23 against $0.31 a year ago. For the six months, the company reported net sales of $849.647 million against $952.609 million a year ago. Operating margin was $189.352 million against $281.162 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $187.145 million against $273.692 million a year ago. Net income was $165.191 million against $243.518 million a year ago. Diluted net income per share was $0.54 against $0.77 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $225.853 million against $301.388 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $43.339 million against $21.614 million a year ago. Purchases of intangible assets were $5.257 million against $0.535 million a year ago.

Altera Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend Payable on September 1, 2015

Altera Corp. announced board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share, to be paid on September 1, 2015 to shareholders of record on August 10, 2015.

Altera Corporation Announces the Availability of the Second-Generation Nios II Embedded Evaluation Kit

Altera Corporation announced availability of the second-generation Nios II Embedded Evaluation Kit (NEEK), which features Altera's non-volatile MAX 10 FPGA and Nios II soft-core embedded processor. The MAX 10 NEEK is a platform that provides a fast and simple way for embedded designers to experience the capabilities of a custom embedded processor in a non-volatile FPGA. The MAX 10 NEEK was jointly developed by Altera and its board partner, Terasic. The MAX 10 NEEK combines a MAX 10 FPGA-based board with a 7-inch, 5-point multi-touch display. Embedded developers can select from a variety of networking, audio, video and image processing reference designs, and launch example applications with the touch of a finger. The kit includes many amenities that enhance human machine interface (HMI), machine vision, and surveillance operation including an 8 megapixel MIPI CSI-2 camera, HDMI support, humidity and temperature sensor, 3-axis accelerometer, and built-in microphone. Combining a Nios II soft processor and a MAX 10 FPGA with on-die flash provides several advantages over microcontroller-based solutions, including enabling custom hardware configuration, obsolescence proofing, and custom hardware acceleration for real-time processing. Embedded designers can configure the perfect-fit processor system with Nios II processor and MAX 10 FPGAs, which is not possible to do with a standard microcontroller's limited peripheral sets. The Nios II processor delivers unprecedented flexibility for cost-sensitive, real-time and safety-critical (DO-254) systems. MAX 10 FPGAs revolutionize non-volatile integration by delivering dual-configuration flash, analog and embedded processing capabilities in a single-chip, small form factor, low-cost, instant-on programmable logic device. The MAX 10 NEEK is available for purchase on Altera's web site for $373.

 

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