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Last $45.02 USD
Change Today -0.74 / -1.62%
Volume 5.5M
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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

Intel May Reportedly Launch Hostile Bid For Altera

Intel Corporation (NasdaqGS:INTC) may launch a hostile bid for Altera Corp. (NasdaqGS:ALTR). Intel signed a standstill agreement earlier this year with Altera that expires on June 1, 2015, after which it may launch a bid.

Altera Corp. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 27, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter of 2015

Altera Corp. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 27, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported sales of $435.5 million compared to $461.092 million a year ago. Net income was $94.9 million, $0.31 per diluted share compared with net income of $111.1 million $0.36 per diluted share in the fourth quarter of 2014 and $116.5 million, $0.37 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2014. Income before income taxes was $101.715 million against $130.140 million a year ago. Income from operations was $102.994 million against $133.141 million a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $136.633 million against $130.430 million a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $38.593 million against $12.622 million a year ago. Purchases of intangible assets were $0.257 million. For the second quarter of 2015, the company expects sequential sales expected to be 4% to 8%, gross margin expected to be 66.5% to 67.5%, research and development expected to $110 million to $112 million and tax rate expected to be 12% to 14%.

Altera Corp. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on June 1, 2015

Altera Corp. announced that its board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per common share. The quarterly dividend will be payable on June 1, 2015 to stockholders of record on May 11, 2015.


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