10 Things to Know Before Investing in Intel

Taken from Intel's 2019 Annual Report

  1. Intel was founded in 1968 by Gordon Moore and Robert Noyce

  2. Intel achieved record revenue of $72.9 billion in 2019, 48% of which was from their data-centric businesses.

  3. Intel paid $5.6 billion in dividends to stockholders in 2019

  4. Intel has paid a cash dividend in each of the past 109 quarters.

  5. Intel acquired Habana Labs Ltd., an Israel-based developer of deep learning accelerators, for approximately $1.7 billion.

  6. Intel's big bets going on are memory, autonomous driving, and 5G

  7. Moore’s Law, a law of economics, was predicted by Intel’s co-founder Gordon Moore and it continues to be a strategic priority and differentiator of Intel.

  8. During 2019, Intel paid $5.6 billion in dividends and repurchased $13.6 billion in shares from shareholders.

  9. Intel has joined 11 other companies to fund an initiative to double the number of women of color graduating with computing degrees in the U.S. by 2025.

  10. Since 2015, Intel's Internet of Things Group has had an average operating income growth of 22% per year, and represents one of the fastest growing segments within the semiconductor industry.