Altera Corp (ALTR)

neg -0.06
Today's Range: 48.20 - 48.81 | ALTR Avg Daily Volume: 5,432,800
Last Update: 08/31/15 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 1,752,512
YTD Performance: 31.59%
Open: $48.41
Previous Close: $48.61
52 Week Range: $30.47 - $51.91
Oustanding Shares: 302,471,922
Market Cap: 14,706,184,848
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for ALTR
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 0 0 0 4
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 19 19 19 16
Moderate Sell 1 1 1 1
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 3.00 3.00 3.00 2.64
Latest Dividend: 0.18
Latest Dividend Yield: 1.48%
Dividend Ex-Date: 08/06/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 37.69
Price Earnings Comparisons:
ALTR Sector Avg. S&P 500
37.69 37.70 25.43
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
3.49% 38.33% 31.13%
Revenue 11.50 -0.06 -0.02
Net Income 7.40 -0.39 -0.15
EPS 11.20 -0.36 -0.14
Earnings for ALTR:
Revenue 1.93B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/15) Qtr (12/15) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $0.30 $0.34 $1.22 $1.54
Number of Analysts 16 16 14 17
High Estimate $0.35 $0.43 $1.35 $1.81
Low Estimate $0.25 $0.26 $1.10 $1.34
Prior Year $0.38 $0.36 $1.52 $1.22
Growth Rate (Year over Year) -20.72% -5.38% -19.88% 26.21%
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