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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.

3,094 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/14/14
Founded in 1983

altera corp (ALTR) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $420.0K
Senior Vice President and General Manager of ...
Total Annual Compensation: $372.5K
Senior Vice President of Research and Develop...
Total Annual Compensation: $370.8K
Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales and ...
Total Annual Compensation: $355.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

altera corp (ALTR) Key Developments

Altera Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 27, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fourth Quarter of 2014

Altera Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 27, 2014. For the third, the company reported net sales of $499,606,000 against $491,517,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $135,163,000 against $143,552,000 a year ago. Net income was $118,009,000 or $0.38 per diluted share against $127,004,000 or $0.41 per diluted share a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported net sales of $1,452,216,000 against $1,278,205,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $408,855,000 against $357,016,000 a year ago. Net income was $361,527,000 or $1.15 per diluted share against $341,131,000 or $1.05 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $515,437,000 against $459,449,000 a year ago. Purchases of property and equipment were $34,946,000 against $31,216,000 a year ago. TTM return on equity as at June 27, 2014 was 13%. Purchases of intangible assets was $1,269,000. The company provided earnings for the fourth quarter of 2014. For the period, the company reported gross margin of 66.5%. Tax rate to be 12% to 13%. In the fourth quarter, the company sees revenue declining 2% to 6%, mainly due to softness in telecom and wireless and to a lesser extent, other.

Altera Corp. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on December 1, 2014

Altera Corp. announced that board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share, to be paid on December 1, 2014 to shareholders of record on November 10, 2014.

Altera Corporation Unveils Nine New Altera Enpirion Powersoc Devices

Altera Corporation has unveiled nine new Altera Enpirion power system-on-chip, or PowerSoC, devices. The new Altera Enpirion PowerSoC devices comply with the Automotive Electronics Council qualification standard temperature grade 2, a critical stress test qualification for automotive integrated circuits. The newly qualified Enpirion devices include step-down PowerSoCs from the EP53xx and efficiency-optimized EN63xx families, supporting load currents up to 12 amps. Unlike discrete power products, these turnkey solutions give designers complete power systems that are fully simulated, characterized and production-qualified, streamlining the design-in process and making it much faster. These pre-tested power solutions are ideal for use with Altera's automotive-grade Cyclone FPGAs and SoCs and MAX FPGAs and CPLDs. Altera Enpirion PowerSoCs offer up to 96% peak efficiency and are ideal for the following applications: infotainment and driver information-Head units, display interfaces, instrument clusters, head-up displays, human-machine interface technology, and rear-seat entertainment systems; ADAS-Forward-looking cameras, surround view systems, radar, light detection and ranging, rear-view cameras, e-mirrors and telematics applications; and Electric vehicle and powertrain-Engine control unit, battery management systems, motor control, power conversion and adaptive suspension.


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