Intel Announces Q3 FY 2018 Earnings: Record Quarter

This afternoon, Intel announced their earnings for the third quarter of their 2018 fiscal year. Revenue was at a record level compared to any previous quarter, coming in at $19.2 billion, which is a gain of 19% compared to Q3 2017. Gross margin was up 2.2% to 64.5%. Operating income was up 43% to $7.3 billion, and thanks to a tax rate of just 10.4%, net income was up 42% to $6.4 billion. This resulted in earnings per share of $1.38, a gain of 47% from a year ago.

Intel Q3 2018 Financial Results (GAAP)
  Q3’2018 Q2’2018 Q3’2017
Revenue $19.2B $17.0B $16.1B
Operating Income $5.0B $5.3B $4.9B
Net Income $6.4B $5.0B $4.5B
Gross Margin 64.5% 61.4% 62.3%
Client Computing Group Revenue $10.2B +17.2% +16%
Data Center Group Revenue $6.1B +11% +26%
Internet of Things Revenue $919M +4% +8%
Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group $1.1B flat +21%
Programmable Solutions Group $517M -4% +6%

Intel saw gains across its lineup, despite setbacks on the manufacturing side which have stalled the company at their 14 nm process for several years. The Client Computing Group had revenues of $10.2 billion for the quarter, which is up 16% from a year ago, and operating income was up 26% to $4.5 billion. Intel attributes this growth to continued strong growth in the gaming sector, as well as commercial demand. Intel now puts their modem business into the Client Computing Group, and almost certainly thanks to a design win in a certain smartphone from Cupertino, Intel had growth of over 66% in their modem business, which had revenues of $1.2 billion this quarter. Revenue from notebook processor sales increased 13%, and desktop revenue was up 9%, with Intel overall growing PC volumes by 6% year-over-year. Considering the strong competition right now, that is quite impressive.

Intel Announces Q3 FY 2018 Earnings: Record Quarter 1

The Data Center Group continues its upward trajectory as well, with revenues up 26% to $6.1 billion for the quarter. Operating income grew 37% to $3.1 billion Looking at segments, Intel’s Cloud SP segment grew revenue by 50% year-over-year, and Comms SP was up 30% as datacenters evolve to software defined networks. Intel sold 15% more units in their Data Center Group, at 10% higher average selling prices.

The IOT Group had revenues of $919 million, which is up 8% from a year ago, while operating income grew 120% to $321 million. Non-Volatile Storage was up 21% year-over-year to $1.1 billion, thanks to growth in datacenter and Optane sales, and Intel is transitioning to 64-layer NAND for SSDs, with over 50% of sales now being this type. Operating income was up 408% as Intel earned $160 million from this group this quarter, compared with a $52 million loss last year. Programmable Solutions was up 6% year-over-year to $496 million, although operating income was down slightly at $106 million.

Intel is still promising 10 nm by holiday 2019, but as to what that ends up being is hard to say now. There’s little doubt the company has struggled to move past their 14 nm node, despite increasing R&D spending by 11% since 2015. Originally, they were targeting 100 million transistors per square millimeter, but it’s possible they’ve reset their expectations.

Intel Announces Q3 FY 2018 Earnings: Record Quarter 2

Looking ahead to Q4 2018, Intel is expecting revenue of $19 billion, and they have raised their full-year outlook to expect $71.2 billion for FY 2018.

Source: Intel Investor Relations

About the author

E-Crypto News was developed to assist all cryptocurrency investors in developing profitable cryptocurrency portfolios through the provision of timely and much-needed information. Investments in cryptocurrency require a level of detail, sensitivity, and accuracy that isn’t required in any other market and as such, we’ve developed our databases to help fill in information gaps.

Related Posts

E-Crypto News Executive Interviews



bitcoin
Bitcoin (BTC) $ 66,187.00
ethereum
Ethereum (ETH) $ 4,129.13
binance-coin
Binance Coin (BNB) $ 501.54
cardano
Cardano (ADA) $ 2.18
tether
Tether (USDT) $ 1.00
xrp
XRP (XRP) $ 1.14
solana
Solana (SOL) $ 172.01
polkadot
Polkadot (DOT) $ 44.36
dogecoin
Dogecoin (DOGE) $ 0.256222
usd-coin
USD Coin (USDC) $ 1.00
USD
EUR
GBP
bitcoinBitcoin (BTC)
$ 66,187.00
ethereumEthereum (ETH)
$ 4,129.13
tetherTether (USDT)
$ 1.00
bitcoin-cashBitcoin Cash (BCH)
$ 643.48
litecoinLitecoin (LTC)
$ 206.84
bitcoinBitcoin (BTC)
56.806,65
ethereumEthereum (ETH)
3.543,93
tetherTether (USDT)
0,858275
bitcoin-cashBitcoin Cash (BCH)
552,28
litecoinLitecoin (LTC)
177,53
bitcoinBitcoin (BTC)
48,030.25
ethereumEthereum (ETH)
2,996.41
tetherTether (USDT)
0.725675
bitcoin-cashBitcoin Cash (BCH)
466.96
litecoinLitecoin (LTC)
150.10

Automated trading with HaasBot Crypto Trading Bots

Crypto Scams

Behind The Scenes: How this Crypto Community Responded to + $50m Hack
October 18, 2021
Crypto Scams
Crypto Scams Still Persistent In 2021, SEC Warns About Red Flags To Watch
September 9, 2021
Poly Network
Here’s How Hackers Stole Over $600 million in the Poly Network Attack
August 12, 2021
The World’s Most Infamous Crypto Hacks and Scams
July 31, 2021
Cryptocurrency Exchanges
Cryptocurrency Exchanges and the Plague of Scams and Bans
June 29, 2021

Blockchain/Cryptocurrency Questions and Answers

ICo Presale
The Science Behind ICO Presales…
October 14, 2021
Beginner’s Guide to Investing in Cryptocurrency
August 9, 2021
Short-Sell Cryptocurrency
How to Short-Sell Cryptocurrency: A Brief Overview
July 17, 2021
Klaytn
What Is Klaytn (KLAY) And How Does It Work?
July 16, 2021
Cryptocurrencies
Our Crypto Roundup Interview Asks- Do Cryptocurrencies Have a Future?
July 15, 2021


CryptoCurrencyUSDChange 1hChange 24hChange 7d
Bitcoin66,421 0.50 % 3.50 % 17.90 %
Ethereum4,155.2 0.61 % 7.06 % 18.78 %
Binance Coin503.67 0.01 % 3.20 % 14.38 %
Cardano2.190 0.13 % 3.87 % 3.56 %
Tether0.9986 0.03 % 0.08 % 0.23 %
XRP1.140 0.11 % 4.39 % 3.51 %
Solana172.48 0.25 % 9.95 % 13.47 %
Polkadot30.87 2.19 % 17.29 % 10.73 %
Dogecoin0.2557 0.38 % 3.96 % 12.98 %
USD Coin1.000 0.14 % 0.20 % 0.17 %

bitcoin
Bitcoin (BTC) $ 66,187.00
ethereum
Ethereum (ETH) $ 4,129.13
binance-coin
Binance Coin (BNB) $ 501.54
cardano
Cardano (ADA) $ 2.18
tether
Tether (USDT) $ 1.00
xrp
XRP (XRP) $ 1.14
solana
Solana (SOL) $ 172.01
polkadot
Polkadot (DOT) $ 44.36
dogecoin
Dogecoin (DOGE) $ 0.256222
usd-coin
USD Coin (USDC) $ 1.00