ALTR Altera Corp

  • STOCK
  • ALTR
  • Price as of: Dec 22, 12:01 PM EST
  • $37.49
  • +$0.27
  • +0.7%
  • Industry
  • Semiconductor - specialized
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ALTR Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    1.60% Technology Average 3.14%
  • Annual Payout
    $0.60 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    39.7% EPS $1.51
  • Dividend Growth
    4 yrs Since 2010
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DARS Rating™ Breakdown

Dividend.com DARS Rating™ Breakdown for ALTR

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Relative Strength Sign Up For Ticker Ranking Sign Up For Sector Ranking Stock is slightly underperforming.
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Growth History

ALTR Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
Reveal More Dividend Growth History for ALTR 31.5% 38.9% 4 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

ALTR Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.5000 2013 38.9%
$0.3600 2012 28.6%
Historical Dividend Data

ALTR Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.1800 2014-11-06 2014-11-10 2014-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1800 2014-07-24 2014-08-07 2014-08-11 2014-09-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2014-04-24 2014-05-08 2014-05-12 2014-06-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2014-01-20 2014-02-06 2014-02-10 2014-03-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2013-10-22 2013-11-07 2013-11-12 2013-12-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1500 2013-06-03 2013-08-08 2013-08-12 2013-09-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2013-04-25 2013-05-08 2013-05-10 2013-06-03 Non-Qualified Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2013-01-23 2013-02-07 2013-02-11 2013-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-10-23 2012-11-08 2012-11-13 2012-12-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2012-07-24 2012-08-08 2012-08-10 2012-09-04 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2012-04-19 2012-05-08 2012-05-10 2012-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2012-01-24 2012-02-08 2012-02-10 2012-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2011-10-20 2011-11-08 2011-11-10 2011-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2011-07-19 2011-08-08 2011-08-10 2011-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2011-04-26 2011-05-06 2011-05-10 2011-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2011-01-25 2011-02-08 2011-02-10 2011-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2010-10-19 2010-11-08 2010-11-10 2010-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2010-07-20 2010-08-06 2010-08-10 2010-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2010-04-20 2010-05-06 2010-05-10 2010-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2010-01-26 2010-02-08 2010-02-10 2010-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2009-10-13 2009-11-06 2009-11-10 2009-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2009-07-13 2009-08-06 2009-08-10 2009-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2009-04-21 2009-05-07 2009-05-11 2009-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2009-01-26 2009-02-06 2009-02-10 2009-03-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2008-10-14 2008-11-06 2008-11-10 2008-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2008-07-15 2008-08-07 2008-08-11 2008-09-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2008-04-15 2008-05-08 2008-05-12 2008-06-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0400 2008-01-31 2008-02-07 2008-02-11 2008-03-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0400 2007-10-19 2007-11-07 2007-11-12 2007-12-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0400 2007-07-23 2007-08-08 2007-08-10 2007-09-04 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0400 2007-03-28 2007-05-08 2007-05-10 2007-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2000-07-13 2000-08-11 2000-07-26 2000-08-10 NM Stock Split NM
2-for-1 1999-04-21 1999-05-20 1999-05-04 1999-05-19 NM Stock Split NM
2-for-1 1996-12-04 1997-01-07 1996-12-18 1997-01-06 NM Stock Split NM
2-for-1 1995-04-26 1995-06-01 1995-05-10 1995-05-31 NM Stock Split NM
Company Profile

ALTR Company Profile

Exchange: NASDAQ
Sector: Technology

Altera- (ALTR)-designs, manufactures, and markets programmable logic devices (PLD), application-specific integrated circuits (ASIC), pre-defined design building blocks, and associated development tools. It has operations primarily in North America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and Japan. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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  • Altera Ups Share Buyback by 30 Million (ALTR)

    The Altera Corp (ALTR) board of directors announced on Wednesday that it has raised ALTR's share repurchase authorization by 30 million to 41.1 million shares in total. The 41.1 million figure represents 13% of outstanding shares that are now authorized for repurchase. The share buyback will be funded through "cash on hand, cash generated from operations and by adding additional debt to its capital structure while maintaining its investment grade profile." The repurchase program states that the company will use management's discretion to buy back shares on the open market from time to time. Altera's stock was up 26 cents, or .75%, at market close on Wednesday. YTD, the company's stock is down 3.82%. The Bottom Line Shares of Altera Corp (ALTR) have a yield of 1.72% based on Wednesday's closing price of $34.79 and the company's annualized payout of 60 cents. Altera Corp (ALTR)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Citigroup Upgrades Altera to "Buy" on Chinese Wireless Growth Opportunities (ALTR)

    On Monday, Citigroup announced that it has raised its rating on semiconductor company, Altera Corporation (ALTR) . The firm upgraded ALTR from "Neutral" to "Buy" due to opportunities in China wireless. Citigroup also raised its price target to $41, suggesting a 15% increase from the stock's current price of $34.66. Altera shares were mostly flat during premarket trading Monday. The stock has been mostly flat year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Altera Corporation (ALTR) have a 1.73% yield, based on Friday's closing price of $34.66. Altera Corporation (ALTR) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Altera Misses Q2 EPS Estimates (ALTR)

    Altera Corp (ALTR) announced its second quarter results after the closing bell on Tuesday. The semiconductor maker, which specializes in programmable logic devices and application-specific integrated circuits, reported second quarter earnings of $0.30 per share; analysts had expected EPS to come in at $0.31. Revenues, however, were reported at $421.8 million, slightly higher than Wall Street's $420.9 million estimate and up 3% from the first quarter of 2013. Commenting on the company's results, CEO and President John Daane noted "As anticipated, the pace of business picked up, and backlog has increased". Altera shares traded 0.25% lower during Tuesday's session. Year-to-date, the stock is down 0.95%. The Bottom Line Shares of Altera Corp (ALTR) currently yield 1.69% based on Tuesday's closing price of $35.47 and its annual payout of 60 cents. Altera Corp (ALTR)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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