Intel Corp. (INTC)

American corporation that manufactures a wide range of electronic devices and computer components, including semiconductors, microprocessors, chipsets (chipsets), and others. The company’s headquarters is located in Santa Clara, California, USA. The company was founded by Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore in 1968. In the 1990s, the company became the largest manufacturer of processors for personal computers, in 2008 it took 75% of this market. Series Pentium and Celeron processors are still the most common in the world. Intel has made a significant contribution to the development of computer technology. Almost 100% of the shares in free float on the stock exchanges. Market capitalization in mid-June of 2008 – 128.8 billion dollars.. The main buyers of the company’s products – manufacturers of personal computers Dell and Hewlett-Packard.

Net profit of the world’s largest manufacturer of microprocessors Intel Corp in the fourth quarter of 2015 was $ 3.6 mlrd.Intel for the entire 2015 net profit of $ 11.4 billion / Intel Reporting traditionally gives the start of the publication of quarterly results of US high-tech companies. Since Intel chips are used in more than 80% of personal computers around the world, investors regard it as an indicator of financial performance of the general state of the sector.