46.19 +0.25 (0.54%)
After hours: 7:56PM EDT
|Bid||46.05 x 1000|
|Ask||46.12 x 1000|
|Day's Range||44.83 - 46.01|
|52 Week Range||39.37 - 57.60|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.08|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||16.57|
|Earnings Date||Oct 25, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.20 (2.67%)|
|1y Target Est||55.26|
There is one wrinkle for Microsoft though: the Surface Go, its great new tablet PC. It still looks sleek and it's very sturdy -- so at least Microsoft isn't outmatched by the competition. The new black option is a nice change, at least, but it's really just Microsoft going back to what it did with the first two Surface Pros.
We speak with serial entrepreneur Faraj Aalaei, CEO of San Jose-based fabless semiconductor Aquantia, about his advice for taking a company public, the automotive opportunities for chipmakers, and how he thinks about dealmaking.
Stocks scored big gains Tuesday as the major market indexes gapped up at the open and plowed higher throughout the session.
Intel (INTC) was surrounded by technical, competitive, and macro headwinds in the first nine months of 2018. Those headwinds started to clear one by one in October.
It’s important not to overreact to the recent declines in Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA) stock. Long-term, I still believe Nvidia stock is a buy. Short-term, it has been a different story. Nvidia stock has fallen 18% in just the last eight trading sessions before today.
Intel (INTC), the PC and server CPU (central processing unit) leader, started 2018 with the disclosure of chip design flaws Spectre and Meltdown. While Intel was working out a solution for these flaws, it announced a delay in the launch of its 10 nm (nanometer) products to the 2019 holiday season. Intel announced the abrupt resignation of its CEO Brian Krzanich and acknowledged that it would face a shortage of CPUs in the second half of 2018.
Intel (INTC) completed 50 years in the business in 2018. Five years ago, with changing trends, the company started a multiyear transformation from a PC-centric company to a data-centric company. The transformation increased Intel’s data-centric revenue contribution from 33% to 50%.
Last week, just days after flirting with the 27,000 threshold and setting new record highs, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged on worries over the impact rising long-term interest rates would have on the economy amid the Federal Reserve’s ongoing tightening cycle. This week, after the harrowing selloff, U.S. equities found respite thanks to these Dow Jones stocks. Adding to the worries has been a persistent bid in crude oil prices and the rollout of third-quarter corporate earnings results.
Intel (INTC) is seeing strong growth from its data-centric business, which is driving its revenues and profits in dollar terms. Its operating cash flow rose 18.0% sequentially and 57.5% YoY (year-over-year) to $7.4 billion in the second quarter. Intel’s second half is stronger than its first half in terms of revenues and cash flows as seasonal demand increases.
Intel’s (INTC) gross margin is influenced by unit volumes, ASP (average selling price), and the resultant product mix. Gross margin is also dependent on production cost. According to Moore’s law, every node shrink would improve performance and reduce cost.
Intel (INTC) has been adding a variety of products and leveraging its existing products in various applications. This is driving the company’s revenue growth rate while controlling expenses. However, the company is taking a hit on its gross margin, as some products have lower margins. Intel’s gross margin is a product of ASP (average selling price), sales volume, product mix, and production cost.