Altera Company Profile (NASDAQ:ALTR)

About Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)

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: Semiconductors
  • Sub-Industry: Semiconductors
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:ALTR
  • CUSIP: 02144110
  • Web:
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $53.01
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $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
  • Net Margins: 15.40%
  • Return on Equity: 7.40%
  • Return on Assets: 4.23%
  • Average Volume: 2.91 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)

What is Altera's stock symbol?

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

How were Altera's earnings last quarter?

Altera Co. (NASDAQ:ALTR) released its earnings results on Thursday, October, 22nd. The company reported $0.20 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.30 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $399.57 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $428.95 million. Altera had a return on equity of 7.40% and a net margin of 15.40%. The company's revenue was down 20.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.38 EPS. View Altera's Earnings History.

Who are some of Altera's key competitors?

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.

What is Altera's stock price today?

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

MarketBeat Community Rating for Altera (NASDAQ ALTR)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  335 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  488 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  823
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Analyst Ratings

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

Analysts' Ratings History for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/6/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformN/AView Rating Details
1/4/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
10/23/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$54.00N/AView Rating Details
10/23/2015BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price Target$41.00 -> $54.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)
Earnings by Quarter for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)
Earnings History by Quarter 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
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


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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)
Insider Trades by Quarter 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)


Headline Trends for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)
Latest Headlines for Altera (NASDAQ:ALTR)
DateHeadline logoChips Off the Old Block: Computers Are Taking Design Cues From Human Brains - September 17 at 8:38 PM logoIntel Vs. Taiwan Semiconductor: Which Is A Better Buy? - September 14 at 4:19 PM logoMicrosoft: FPGA Wins Versus Google TPUs For AI - August 28 at 3:50 PM logoIntelliProp Announces Gen-Z Persistent Memory Controller Combining DRAM and NAND - August 8 at 3:41 PM logoIntel’s Server Chips at Risk of ‘Fourth Wave’ of Computing, Says Jefferies - July 10 at 3:41 PM logoIntel Absolutely A Player To Be Reckoned With In Autonomous Driving - May 25 at 9:01 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Media Coverage Unlikely to Effect Altera (ALTR) Share Price - April 17 at 11:42 AM logoAltera's (ALTR) Sector Perform Rating Reaffirmed at Royal Bank of Canada - April 16 at 3:56 PM logoIntel Forms New AI Group Reporting Directly To CEO Brian Krzanich - April 7 at 7:59 AM logoThe Intel On Oracle - A Look At Two Tech Stocks - March 21 at 3:53 PM logoIs Management Really to Blame for Intel Corporation's Woes? - March 20 at 3:47 PM logoWhy Intel Is Buying Mobileye, And What Does It Need To Do To Be Successful? - March 17 at 4:10 PM logoHow Intel will try to avoid another acquisition fail with Mobileye - March 17 at 4:10 PM logoIntel Corporation Talks Contract Chip Manufacturing Ambitions - March 1 at 8:11 AM logoIntel Corporation Thinks It Can Gain Share in FPGAs in 2017 and Beyond - January 31 at 3:38 PM logoChinese traders charged with insider trading on hacked information - December 27 at 3:47 PM logoFeds say 3 hacked law firms' networks, made insider trades - December 27 at 3:47 PM



Altera (ALTR) Chart for Friday, September, 22, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/22/2017 by Staff