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Altera Corporation (ALTR)

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  • Jul. 23, 2013, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Tuesday’s close: AAPL, ACC, ACE, AEC, ALTR, BCR, BRCM, CPWR, DFS, EA, FBC, FNB, FTI, HA, HLIT, HTS, IGT, ILMN, IRBT, JNPR, KFN, LLTC, NBR, NSC, PEI, PLCM, PNRA, RE, RFMD, RHI, RKT, T, TSS, UIS, USNA, VASC, VMW, VOCS, WCN, ZIXI
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  • Jul. 22, 2013, 5:35 PM
    Notable earnings after Tuesday’s close: AAPL, ACC, ACE, AEC, ALTR, BCR, BRCM, CPWR, DFS, EA, FBC, FNB, FTI, HA, HLIT, HTS, IGT, ILMN, IRBT, JNPR, KFN, LLTC, NBR, NSC, PEI, PLCM, PNRA, RE, RFMD, RHI, RKT, T, TSS, UIS, USNA, VASC, VMW, VOCS, WCN, ZIXI
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  • Jul. 17, 2013, 5:20 PM
    Xilinx (XLNX) is guiding for FQ2 revenue to be flat to up 3% Q/Q. That implies a range of $579M-$596M, above a $561.6M consensus. Shares +3.3% AH in response to the guidance and Xilinx's strong FQ1 beat, which was aided by a 300 bps Q/Q increase in gross margin to 69%. Gross margin is seen holding steady in FQ2. Industrial, Aerospace, & Defense sales +10% Q/Q and +9% Y/Y.. Telecom/data center +8% Q/Q and -2% Y/Y, Broadcast, Consumer, & Automotive +4% Q/Q and -5% Y/Y. Wired telecom and aerospace/defense are named strong points, as were sales of 28nm chips (exceeded $50M). Altera (ALTR) +2.5%. Citi upgraded Xilinx last Friday. (PR)
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  • Apr. 25, 2013, 4:51 PM
    Tech guidance roundup: 1) Synaptics (SYNA - earnings) expects FQ4 revenue of $190M-$205M, way above a $158.2M consensus. Strong mobile sales +57% Y/Y in FQ3) responsible. 2) Qlik (QLIK - earnings) expects Q2 revenue of $104M-$108M and EPS of -$0.02 to $0.00 vs. a consensus of $104.8M and $0.02. But it also expects 2013 revenue of $471M-$481M and EPs of $0.41-$0.44, mostly above a consensus of $471.9M and $0.40. 3) Altera (ALTR - earnings) expects Q2 revenue to be flat to up 4% Q/Q, below a consensus for 9% growth. SYNA +19.4% AH. QLIK +11.1%. ALTR -1.9%.(Synaptics PR) (Qlik PR) (Altera PR)
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  • Apr. 25, 2013, 4:18 PM
    Altera (ALTR): Q1 EPS of $0.37 beats by $0.05. Revenue of $410.5M (+7% Y/Y) misses by $3.25M. Shares -1% AH. (PR)
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  • Apr. 25, 2013, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Thursday’s close: AEM, ALTR, AMCC, AMKR, AMZN, BIDU, BJRI, BLDR, BMRN, CALX, CAMP, CB, CBG, CENX, CERN, CINF, CLWR, CRUS, CSTR, CTCT, DECK, DLB, ELY, EMN, EXPE, FII, FR, FSL, GERN, IGT, IM, INAP, INFA, KBR, KEG, KLAC, LEG, MCRS, MXIM, N, NR, NTGR, OLN, PFG, PKI, PMCS, QLIK, RMD, RRC, RSG, SBUX, SIMO, SPN, SWKS, SYNA, TCO, THRX, TLAB, UHS, VPRT, VRSN, WRE, WYNN
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  • Apr. 24, 2013, 5:35 PM
    Notable earnings after Thursday’s close: AEM, ALTR, AMCC, AMKR, AMZN, BIDU, BJRI, BLDR, BMRN, CALX, CAMP, CB, CBG, CENX, CERN, CINF, CLWR, CRUS, CSTR, CTCT, DECK, DLB, ELY, EMN, EXPE, FII, FR, FSL, GERN, IGT, IM, INAP, INFA, KBR, KEG, KLAC, LEG, MCRS, MXIM, N, NR, NTGR, OLN, PFG, PKI, PMCS, QLIK, RMD, RRC, RSG, SBUX, SIMO, SPN, SWKS, SYNA, TCO, THRX, TLAB, UHS, VPRT, VRSN, WRE, WYNN
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  • Mar. 19, 2013, 10:50 AM
    Lattice Semi (LSCC +7.5%) jumps after guiding for 6%-8% Q/Q revenue growth in Q1, well above prior guidance for a 2%-4% drop. Gross margin is expected to be at the low end of a prior guidance range of 52%-56% thanks to a greater mix of telecom and consumer chip sales. Bigger rivals Altera (ALTR +0.4%) and Xilinx (XLNX +1.5%) are up slightly. This morning, Xilinx introduced a new chip for its Zynq line of SoCs. By combining DSP and ARM CPU cores with Xilinx's programmable logic, Zynq expands Xilinx's reach within embedded markets.
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  • Jan. 23, 2013, 5:32 PM
    Tech guidance roundup: 1) Altera (ALTR - earnings) expects Q1 revenue to fall 4%-8% Q/Q. This implies revenue of $404M-$422M, below a $461.8M consensus. 2) LSI (LSI - earnings) expects Q1 revenue of $535M-$575M and EPS of $0.09-$0.15 vs. a consensus of $576.2M and $0.13. 3) Polycom (PLCM - earnings) expects Q1 revenue of $330M-$340M and EPS of $0.10-$0.12, below a consensus of $341M and $0.14. ALTR -6% AH. LSI -2.5%. PLCM unchanged for now.
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  • Jan. 23, 2013, 4:21 PM
    Altera (ALTR): Q4 EPS of $0.37 misses by $0.02. Revenue of $439.4M (-4% Y/Y) misses by $11.33M. Shares -4.2% AH. (PR)
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  • Jan. 23, 2013, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings after Wednesday’s close: AAPL, ALTR, AMGN, BKW, CBST, CCI, FBC, FFIV, HXL, INVN, JEC, LOGI, LRCX, LSI, MIPS, MLNX, NE, NFLX, PLCM, SWFT, SNDK, SYK, SYMC, TER, URI, VAR, WDC
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  • Jan. 22, 2013, 5:35 PM
    Notable earnings after Wednesday’s close: AAPL, ALTR, AMGN, BKW, CBST, CCI, FBC, FFIV, HXL, INVN, JEC, LOGI, LRCX, LSI, MIPS, MLNX, NE, NFLX, PLCM, SWFT, SNDK, SYK, SYMC, TER, URI, VAR, WDC
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  • Jan. 18, 2013, 1:23 PM
    Though it soundly missed FQ3 revenue estimates (while slightly beating on EPS), Xilinx (XLNX +1.5%) is trading higher and is within range of its 52-week high. Expectations were low following Altera's (ALTR -0.3%) warning, and investors could be pleased with a healthy gross margin of 66.6% (up 110 bps Q/Q). The FPGA vendor guided for FQ4 revenue of $520M-$540M, below a $544.2M consensus. Sales for the Industrial, Aerospace & Defense segment rose 7% Q/Q in FQ3, but all other segments were lower. (transcript)
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  • Jan. 9, 2013, 4:38 PM
    QuickLogic (QUIK) -9.1% AH after warning it expects to report Q4 revenue of $3.1M, below prior guidance of $3.4M (+/- 10%). No explanation is given for the shortfall. Bigger rival Altera (ALTR) lowered its guidance last month. Altera, Xilinx (XLNX), and Lattice Semi (LSCC) could trade lower following the warning.
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  • Dec. 12, 2012, 4:15 PM
    Lattice Semi (LSCC) +2.1% AH after warning it expects Q4 revenue to fall 6%-8% Q/Q, worse than prior guidance of -2% to +2% and a consensus for flat sales. Rival Altera lowered guidance last week, something (among other things) that probably served to depress expectations.
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  • Dec. 4, 2012, 4:31 PM
    Altera (ALTR) -2.7% AH after guiding on its mid-quarter update for an 8%-10% Q/Q drop in Q4 revenue, worse than prior guidance for a 6%-10% drop. The FPGA maker is also guiding for a 2013 gross margin of 69%-70%, in-line with the 69.3% margin Altera reported for Q3, and for 2013 R&D spending of $404M, up 12% from expected 2012 R&D spending of roughly $360M. CC at 4:45 PM ET (webcast). Xilinx (XLNX) -1.8%.
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Company Description
Altera Corpdesigns and sells programmable logic devices, HardCopy application-specific integrated circuit devices, power system-on-chip devices, pre-defined design building blocks known as intellectual property cores, and associated development tools.