Intel Corporation (INTC) is a leading semiconductors business based in the US. It opened the day at $54.2 after a previous close of $53.9. During the day the price has varied from a low of $53.8095 to a high of $54.49. The latest price was $54.46 (25 minute delay). Intel Corporation is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 113,700 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in Intel Corporation
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- Research Intel Corporation shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
- Buy your Intel Corporation shares. It's that simple.
What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Intel Corporation?
- Has coronavirus impacted Intel Corporation shares?
- Intel Corporation shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Intel Corporation stock a buy or sell?
- Performance over time
- Can I short Intel Corporation shares?
- Is Intel Corporation suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Intel Corporation shares over-valued?
- How volatile are Intel Corporation shares?
- Does Intel Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have Intel Corporation shares ever split?
- Other common questions
How has coronavirus impacted Intel Corporation's share price?
Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, Intel Corporation's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was $54.46, which is 15.36% down on its pre-crash value of $64.34 and 24.82% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $43.63.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Intel Corporation shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $769.48 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $845.22.
Intel Corporation share price (NASDAQ:INTC)Use our graph to track the performance of INTC stocks over time.
Intel Corporation shares at a glance
|52-week range||$42.4954 - $67.6325|
|50-day moving average||$53.776|
|200-day moving average||$56.3897|
|Wall St. target price||$62.06|
|Dividend yield||$1.355 (2.51%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$4.503|
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Is it a good time to buy Intel Corporation stock?
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Intel Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2021-10-11)||1.91%|
|1 month (2021-09-17)||0.37%|
|3 months (2021-07-17)||-1.68%|
|6 months (2021-04-16)||-15.89%|
|1 year (2020-10-16)||0.55%|
|2 years (2019-10-18)||6.04%|
|3 years (2018-10-18)||21.10%|
|5 years (2016-10-18)||44.26%|
Is Intel Corporation under- or over-valued?
Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value.
Intel Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 12x. In other words, Intel Corporation shares trade at around 12x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
However, Intel Corporation's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the semiconductors industry or those of similar companies.
Intel Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.0687. A PEG ratio over 1 can be interpreted as meaning shares are overvalued at the current rate of growth, or may anticipate an acceleration in growth.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Intel Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
However, it's sensible to consider Intel Corporation's PEG ratio in relation to those of similar companies.
Intel Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $34.7 billion (£25.2 billion).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Intel Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
To put that into context you can compare it against similar companies.
|Revenue TTM||$77.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||29.33%|
|Gross profit TTM||$43.6 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||9.27%|
|Return on equity TTM||22.19%|
|Market capitalisation||$220.9 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
How to short and sell Intel Corporation shares
- Create a CFD or spread betting account.
- Search for the stock code. E.g. "INTC.US"
- Choose your position size.
- Select "sell" rather than "buy".
- Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.
There are currently 58.9 million Intel Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as the "short interest". This figure is 4.2% down from 61.5 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Intel Corporation shares can be evaluated.
Short interest ratio (SIR)
Intel Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Intel Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Intel Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 19.6 million). Intel Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.01. In other words for every 100,000 Intel Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3010 shares are currently held short.
To gain some more context, you can compare Intel Corporation's short interest ratio against those of similar companies.
However Intel Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Intel Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Intel Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Intel Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Intel Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0145% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Intel Corporation shares, roughly 15 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Intel Corporation.
Find out more about how you can short Intel Corporation stock.
Environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Intel Corporation.
Total ESG risk score
Intel Corporation's total ESG risk: 12.89
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Intel Corporation's overall score of 12.89 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Intel Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
To gain some more context, you can compare Intel Corporation's total ESG risk score against those of similar companies.
Intel Corporation's environmental score: 2.18/100
Intel Corporation's environmental score of 2.18 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Intel Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Intel Corporation's social score: 4.06/100
Intel Corporation's social score of 4.06 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Intel Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Intel Corporation's governance score: 5.65/100
Intel Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Intel Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Intel Corporation's controversy score: 3/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Intel Corporation scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Intel Corporation hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.
Wondering how that compares? Below are the controversy scores of similar companies.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||12.89|
|Total ESG percentile||8|
|Environmental score percentile||2|
|Social score percentile||2|
|Governance score percentile||2|
|Level of controversy||3|
Intel Corporation share dividends
Dividend yield: 2.51% of stock value
Forward annual dividend yield: 2.58% of stock value
Dividend payout ratio: 30.89% of net profits
Intel Corporation has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 2.51% of its share value annually.
Intel Corporation has paid out, on average, around 30.89% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.58% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), shareholders could enjoy a 2.58% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Intel Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.355 per share.
While Intel Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that it may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Intel Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 1 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 4 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Intel Corporation's dividend yield is perhaps best considered in relation to those of similar companies.
- International Business Machines Corporation (IBM.US): 4.55% (4.66% forward annual dividend yield)
- NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA.US): 0.07% (0.08% forward annual dividend yield)
- Samsung Electronics CoLtd (SMSN.LSE): 0.00% (does not pay dividend)
- Advanced Micro Devices (AMD.US): 0.00% (does not pay dividend)
Have Intel Corporation's shares ever split?
Intel Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 31 July 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Intel Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Intel Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Intel Corporation's share price.
Share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Intel Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $42.4954 up to $67.6325. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Intel Corporation's is 0.5921. This would suggest that Intel Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
To put Intel Corporation's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.
- International Business Machines Corporation (IBM.US): 1.181
- NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA.US): 1.3937
- Advanced Micro Devices (AMD.US): 1.9979
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