Intel is an American multinational company and technology company. The headquarter of Intel is in Santa Clara, California, in Silicon Valley.
Intel is the world’s 2nd largest and 2nd highest valued chip manufacturer which is based on revenue after being overtaken by Samsung Electronics. Because of the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Intel ranked 46th in the 2018 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States company by total revenue. Intel is also incorporated in Delaware. Intel design processors for computer system manufacturers like Apple, HP, Lenovo, and Dell.
Intel also design motherboard chipsets, flash memory, graphics chips, embedded processors, network interface controllers and integrated circuits, and other related devices to communications and for computing.
On July 18, 1968, Intel started its journey by semiconductor pioneers Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore, and partner with Andrew Grove who is the executive leadership and vision of Intel.
Intel’s name was designed as a portmanteau of the words integrated and electronics which also suggested by the co-founder Noyce who has been a principal inventor of the integrated circuit.
The central fact is that “intel” is also in term for intelligence information which made the name suitable. The early developer of SRAM and DRAM memory chips which represented the majority of its business until 1981 was Intel.
The main Competitors of Intel is in PC chipsets are Advanced Micro Devices, Silicon Integrated Systems, VIA Technologies, and Nvidia. Intel’s also have few competitors in networking are NXP Semiconductors, Infineon, Marvell Technology Group, Broadcom Limited, and Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, and other competitors in flash memory are Spansion, Qimonda, Toshiba, Samsung, STMicroelectronics, and SK Hynix. Intel has an only major competitor in the x86 processor market is Advanced Micro Devices. Although, the development of such mobile computing devices, which is in particular, smartphones, has in recent years led to a decline in PC sales.
Intel produced over 95% of the world’s smartphones which currently use processors manufactured by ARM Holdings, ARM which has become a significant competitor for Intel’s processor market.
Intel has a Diversity advantage which includes employee diversity groups also supplier diversity programs. Just like other companies with employee diversity groups that include groups based on race and nationality as well as sexual identity and religion. Intel was the first corporate which allowed Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender employee groups in 1994 and Intel also supports a Muslim employees group, a Jewish employees group, and a Bible-based Christian group.
Intel Stock Analysis & Overview
Market Capitalization– $226.02B
Highest Stock Price– $51.21
Lowest Stock Price– $49.42
Current Stock Price– $49.75
P/E Ratio– 11.88
Current Status– Incline Mode
In 2002, Intel got the 100% rating on the first Corporate Equality Index, which announced by the Human Rights Campaign. Intel has maintained this rating in 2003 and 2004. Intel was also recognized as one of the 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers in 2005 by Working Mother magazine.
Intel declared an investment of $300 million over the next five years to empower gender and racial diversity in their own company and also in the technology industry as a whole. Intel announced its Global Diversity & Inclusion 2015 Annual Report on February 2016.
Intel Brand Book is a book designed by Red Peak Branding as which is a part of a new brand identity campaign that celebrates Intel’s achievements because of setting the new standard for what Intel looks, sounds, and feels like.