Altera Company Profile (NASDAQ:ALTR)

About Altera

Altera logoAltera Corporation is a semiconductor company that designs and sells a range of products, including programmable logic devices (PLDs), highly integrated power devices, pre-defined design building blocks and development software. PLDs consist of field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), which are semiconductor integrated circuits, or chips, that the Company's customers program to perform desired logic and processing functions in their electronic systems. Highly integrated power devices, known as power system-on-chip devices (PowerSoCs), which simplify and drive the miniaturization of power circuitry found in the electronic systems of the Company's PLD customers. Pre-defined design building blocks, known as intellectual property (IP) cores, which can be licensed by customers to add standard functions to their PLD designs. Development software is used by customers to develop, compile and verify their designs, and then program their designs into the Company's PLDs.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductor - Specialized
  • Sub-Industry: Semiconductors
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: ALTR
  • CUSIP: 02144110
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $53.96
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $53.01
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $51.16
  • 52-Week Range: $32.67 - $53.97
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 41.19
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $N/A
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $54.00 (0.07% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/4/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
10/23/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$54.00View Rating Details
10/23/2015BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price Target$41.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
7/25/2015Northland SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/23/2015Drexel HamiltonDowngradeBuy -> Hold$47.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details
6/4/2015FBR & CoDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
6/3/2015Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHold$33.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
6/2/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
6/1/2015S&P Equity ResearchSet Price TargetHold$54.00View Rating Details
6/1/2015Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHold$42.00 -> $54.00View Rating Details
5/28/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
4/27/2015SunTrust Banks Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$36.00 -> $34.00View Rating Details
4/24/2015Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$35.00 -> $43.00View Rating Details
4/24/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$42.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details
4/24/2015Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$40.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details
4/22/2015Piper Jaffray Cos.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$43.24 -> $42.00View Rating Details
4/14/2015Barclays PLCSet Price TargetHold$32.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
4/1/2015ArgusDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
3/31/2015Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingUnderperformView Rating Details
3/30/2015Credit Agricole SADowngradeOutperform -> UnderperformView Rating Details
3/30/2015William BlairUpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
3/30/2015MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$42.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
3/30/2015Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$36.00 -> $44.00View Rating Details
3/24/2015Pacific CrestReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/23/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHold$38.00 -> $35.00View Rating Details
1/23/2015JMP SecuritiesLower Price TargetMarket Outperform$47.00 -> $45.00View Rating Details
1/8/2015Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/22/2015Q315$0.30$0.20$428.95 million$399.57 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.26$0.23$409.60 million$414.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.32$0.31$470.99 million$435.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/22/2015Q414$0.35$0.36$480.48 million$479.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.37$0.38$491.40 million$499.61 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.37$0.41$480.22 million$491.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.32$0.37$437.97 million$461.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2014Q413$0.30$0.31$442.07 million$454.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2013Q313$0.34$0.37$451.81 million$445.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2013Q2 2013$0.31$0.31$420.90 million$421.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.32$0.37$413.49 million$410.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2013Q4 2012$0.39$0.37$450.73 million$439.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2012$0.46$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2012$0.39$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2012$0.36$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2012$0.42$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2011$0.59$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2011$0.64$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.65$0.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2011$0.71$0.72ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.13 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.31 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.28$0.33$0.30
Q2 20162$0.32$0.36$0.34
Q3 20162$0.35$0.39$0.37
Q4 20162$0.35$0.40$0.38
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/23/2015Dan BiranSVPSell10,750$52.74$566,955.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015Mark Jon NelsonSVPSell5,062$52.64$266,463.68View SEC Filing  
6/12/2015Jeffrey WatersSVPSell52,854$51.52$2,723,038.08View SEC Filing  
6/4/2015Ronald J PasekCFOSell5,000$51.47$257,350.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2015Mark Jon NelsonSVPSell23,254$51.72$1,202,696.88View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015Elisha W FinneyDirectorSell20,000$51.73$1,034,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2015Katherine SchuelkeSVPSell14,639$51.69$756,689.91View SEC Filing  
5/15/2015Dan BiranSVPSell8,177$44.13$360,851.01View SEC Filing  
4/10/2015Dan BiranSVPSell6,969$45.00$313,605.00View SEC Filing  
3/27/2015Dan BiranSVPSell2,716$45.00$122,220.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014Mark Jon NelsonSVPSell1,386$38.00$52,668.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Katherine SchuelkeSVPSell20,000$36.42$728,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Kevin J McgarityDirectorSell10,000$36.47$364,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2014Katherine SchuelkeSVPSell10,000$36.35$363,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Katherine SchuelkeSVPSell10,000$35.80$358,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Thomas Michael NevensDirectorSell12,500$34.48$431,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Katherine SchuelkeSVPSell5,000$35.28$176,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2014John DaaneCEOSell100,000$36.37$3,637,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014William HataSVPSell119,408$34.62$4,133,904.96View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Kevin H LymanSVPSell8,000$34.85$278,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Jeffrey WatersSVPSell10,000$33.58$335,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014Mark Jon NelsonSVPSell8,635$32.69$282,278.15View SEC Filing  
8/1/2014Dan BiranSVPSell27,000$32.64$881,280.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Katherine SchuelkeSVPSell5,190$33.94$176,148.60View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014William HataSVPSell40,000$33.82$1,352,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014Mark Jon NelsonSVPSell2,177$33.33$72,559.41View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Dan BiranSVPSell2,697$33.11$89,297.67View SEC Filing  
3/11/2014Kevin McgarityDirectorSell1,667$36.15$60,262.05View SEC Filing  
12/20/2013William HataSVPSell20,000$31.38$627,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/29/2013William HataSVPSell20,000$32.49$649,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013Thomas Michael NevensDirectorSell8,381$38.66$324,009.46View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Mark Jon NelsonSVPSell8,169$36.10$294,900.90View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Katherine SchuelkeSVPSell5,000$35.50$177,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Ronald J PasekCFOSell40,355$33.98$1,371,262.90View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013William HataSVPSell20,000$33.87$677,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Kevin H LymanSVPSell2,021$33.53$67,764.13View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Ronald J PasekCFOSell14,436$33.69$486,348.84View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Susan WangDirectorSell55,833$33.75$1,884,363.75View SEC Filing  
9/14/2012Katherine SchuelkeSVPSell5,000$38.46$192,300.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2012William HataSVPSell21,059$36.68$772,444.12View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012George A PapaVPSell10,000$36.93$369,300.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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