Altera Corp (NASDAQ:ALTR)

34.46
Data as of Apr 17
 +0.48 / +1.41%
Today’s Change
30.62
Today|||52-Week Range
39.18
+5.99%
Year-to-Date
SECTOR
Electronic Technology
INDUSTRY
Semiconductors
MARKET CAP
$10.8B

Company Description

Altera Corp. is a global semiconductor company, which serves customers within the telecom and wireless, industrial automation, military and automotive, networking, computer and storage, and other vertical markets. Its other vertical market includes sub-markets of broadcast, consumer, medical and test. It designs, manufactures, and markets a variety of products: Programmable logic devices (PLDs), which consist of field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and complex programmable logic devices (CPLDs), are standard semiconductor integrated circuits, or chips, that the company's customers program to perform desired logic functions in their electronic systems; HardCopy application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) transition customer designs from high-density field-programmable gate arrays to low-cost non-programmable implementations for volume production; Pre-defined design building blocks, known as intellectual property (IP) cores, can be licensed by customers to add standard functions to their programmable logic device designs; and Proprietary development software licensed and used by customers to develop, compile, and verify their designs, and then program their designs into programmable logic devices. The company was founded in 1983 by Robert F. Hartmann, Michael Magranet, Paul Newhagen and James D. Sansbury and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Contact Information

Altera Corp.
101 Innovation Drive
San Jose California 95134
P:(408) 544-7000
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Employees

Shareholders

Mutual fund holders49.91%
Other institutional42.58%
Individual stakeholders1.30%

Top Executives

John P. DaaneChairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
William Y. HataSenior VP-Worldwide Operations & Engineering
Ronald J. PasekChief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
Misha R. BurichChief Technology Officer
Katherine E. SchuelkeSecretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel

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