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Altera Corp. (ALTR)

33.03 0.51(1.55%) Oct 20, 4:00PM EDT
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Altera Corp.
101 Innovation Drive
San Jose, CA 95134
United States - Map
Phone: 408-544-7000

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Semiconductor - Specialized
Full Time Employees:3,094

Business Summary 

Altera Corporation, a semiconductor company, designs, manufactures, and sells programmable logic devices (PLD), HardCopy application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) devices, power system-on-chip devices (PowerSoCs), pre-defined design building blocks, and proprietary development software. The company offers PLDs, including field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and complex programmable logic devices (CPLDs), which are standard semiconductor integrated circuits or chips to perform desired logic functions in the electronic systems; HardCopy ASIC devices that offer customers a migration path from a PLD to high-volume, non-programmable implementation of their designs; and PowerSoCs, which simplify and drive the miniaturization of power circuitry in the electronic systems. Its products also include Stratix series high-end, system-level FPGAs; SoC FPGAs; Arria series mid-range FPGAs; Cyclone Series FPGAs; and MAX series CPLDs. In addition, the company provides intellectual property cores, which are pre-verified building blocks that execute system-level functions; and development tools that primarily include the Quartus II software for design entry, design compilation, design verification, and device programming. It serves various customers in the telecom and wireless, industrial automation, military and automotive, networking, and computer and storage, and other vertical markets. The company markets its products in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Japan through a network of distributors, independent sales representatives, and direct sales personnel. Altera Corporation was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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Corporate Governance 
Altera Corp.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Oct 1, 2014 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 7.
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Key Executives 
Mr. John P. Daane , 50
Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
Mr. Ronald J. Pasek , 53
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Sr. VP of Fin.
Mr. Jeffrey W. Waters , 49
Sr. VP and Gen. Mang. of Bus. Units
Mr. Bradley Steven Howe , 52
Sr. VP of R&D
Mr. William Y. Hata , 54
Sr. VP of Worldwide Operations & Engineering
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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