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
Additional Links:
Companies Related to Altera:

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
12/6/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformView Rating Details
1/4/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated 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 Group LLCReiterated 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. (The)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
4/24/2015Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$40.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details
4/22/2015Piper Jaffray CompaniesDowngradeOverweight -> 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
3/30/2015William 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
(Data available from 2/24/2015 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)


Latest Headlines for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)
News IconThe Little Known Story of How India’s First Indigenous Supercomputer Amazed the World in 1991 (NASDAQ:ALTR) - February 20 at 3:26 PM
News Iconinstalled on Intel Atom SoC based platforms. (NASDAQ:ALTR) - February 20 at 3:26 PM
News IconIntel Dives Further Into IoT, Announces Cyclone 10 FPGAs (NASDAQ:ALTR) - February 14 at 4:07 PM logoDigital Signal Processors Market - Key Trends, Industry Opportunities And Projections For Upcoming Years (NASDAQ:ALTR) - February 2 at 8:31 PM logoIntel Corporation Thinks It Can Gain Share in FPGAs in 2017 and Beyond (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 31 at 3:38 PM
News IconMobile Signal Booster Market Share and 2022 Growth Forecasts by Types and Applications (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 30 at 8:45 PM
News IconIoT and datacentres lead Intel's success in Q4 2016 (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 30 at 3:39 PM
News IconData Centre, IoT Helps Intel To Beat The Street (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 28 at 3:33 AM
News IconPC chips and IoT propel Intel to record $60bn revenues in 2016 (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 28 at 3:33 AM
News IconIntel Reports Record Quarterly Revenue of $16.4 Billion (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 28 at 3:33 AM logoDoes Xilinx Pose a Threat to Intel’s Programmable Solutions Group? (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 27 at 3:37 PM
News IconIntel (NASDAQ:INTC) 4Q16 earnings; Beats Street View (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 26 at 8:47 PM logoCompetition Group Of The Year: Wilson Sonsini (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 26 at 8:47 PM
News IconAdviser to plead guilty to 'cherry-picking' investments in $1.3M scheme (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 26 at 8:47 PM
News IconDARPA licenses emerging chip technology (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 26 at 8:47 PM
News IconFPGA Engineer job in London (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 23 at 8:33 PM
News IconThrone of Elves Full Movie (2016) (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 20 at 3:57 PM
News IconHouse Bill Would Give Michigan Drivers Renewal Every 8 Years (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 19 at 8:51 PM
News IconModesto, CA Real Estate & Homes for Sale (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 18 at 2:11 AM logoDigital Signal Processors Market-Trends and Opportunities (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 17 at 10:08 AM
News IconWill The Needle Move For Altera Corporation (NASDAQ:ALTR) Shares This Earnings Season? - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 13 at 3:52 PM
News Icon张忠谋松口,台积电不排 - 集微网 (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 12 at 8:31 PM
News IconWall Street and Armchair Analysts Weigh in on Altera Corporation (NASDAQ:ALTR) Heading Into The New Year - Wall Street Beacon (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 12 at 8:31 PM logo全球半導體公司為跟上深度學習的發展求新求變 - 華爾街日報 (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 12 at 3:30 PM logo全球半导体公司为跟上深度学习的发展求新求变 - 华尔街日报中文网 (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 12 at 3:30 PM
News IconComputer Chips Evolve to Keep Up With Deep Learning (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 11 at 3:44 PM
News IconMoore’s Law Will Soon End, but Progress Doesn’t Have to (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 6 at 1:49 AM
News IconReal-time Operating Systems for IoT Market Analysis, Share, Trends and Forecast by 2022 – Market Research Report 2017 (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 5 at 3:44 PM
News IconFPGA Systems. Product Catalog Worlds Leading FPGA Design Services (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 5 at 2:23 AM
News IconBest Offers For Lexapro, Order Lexapro Online, Buy Lexapro Online No RX (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 3 at 3:51 PM
News IconEmbedded Software Senior Tech Lead job in Maidenhead at Technojobs (NASDAQ:ALTR) - January 2 at 4:05 PM
News IconGraphcore co-founder Nigel Toon on how you can make your startup a success (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 30 at 3:41 PM
News IconU.S. Charges Three Chinese Hackers With Profiting From Stolen M&A Info (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 30 at 1:35 AM
News IconCialis pills pictures, Where to buy Cialis Online - best offers for Cialis (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 29 at 8:34 PM
News IconHackers Make Millions off Insider Trading Info (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 29 at 3:33 PM
News IconUS charges Chinese traders with hacking law firms (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 28 at 8:29 PM
News IconIntel strives to 'change the tide' on Nvidia-TSMC duo in AI (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 28 at 3:27 PM
News IconChinese hackers make $5.8m from US hack (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 28 at 7:49 AM
News IconU.S. charges Chinese trio of hacking law firms, gaining M&A info for insider trading (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 28 at 7:49 AM
News IconUS cyber fraud: Three men accused of $4m insider deal (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 28 at 7:49 AM
News IconU.S. accuses Chinese citizens of hacking law firms, insider trading (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 27 at 3:47 PM
News IconChinese Nationals Charged With Hacking Firms to Steal M&A Info (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 27 at 3:47 PM
News IconArrest in $4mn US insider trading case from law firm hacks (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 27 at 3:47 PM logoChinese traders charged with insider trading on hacked information (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 27 at 3:47 PM logoFeds say 3 hacked law firms' networks, made insider trades (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 27 at 3:47 PM
News IconBest Offers For Propecia, Buy propecia japan, Buy propecia from canada (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 27 at 7:01 AM logoWhy the AWS Contract Is So Important for Xilinx (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 23 at 3:34 PM
News Icon“The Trillion Dollar Startup”: Fairchild and the Fairchildren (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 20 at 3:39 PM
News IconFM London Summit: What next for advanced tech? (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 19 at 3:47 PM logoCramer: Omaha! Call an Audible to Find the Open Company - (NASDAQ:ALTR) - December 14 at 8:40 PM


What is Altera's stock symbol?

Altera trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ALTR."

When will Altera announce their earnings?

Altera is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January, 20th 2016.

How do I buy Altera stock?

Shares of Altera can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Altera stock cost?

One share of Altera stock can currently be purchased for approximately $53.96.

Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR) Chart for Friday, February, 24, 2017

Institutional Ownership Chart

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)

Earnings History Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)

Dividend History Chart

Dividend Payments by Quarter for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)

Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by Staff