Intel stock rises on earnings beat and strong revenue guidance

Signage exterior Intel headquarters in Santa Clara, California, on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023.

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Intel shares rose about 6% in after-hours buying and selling after the corporate reported third-quarter earnings on Thursday that beat expectations for revenue and gross sales, whilst general income declined.

Here’s how Intel did versus LSEG (previously Refinitiv) consensus expectations for the quarter ended October 1:

  • Earnings per share: 41 cents, adjusted, versus 22 cents anticipated
  • Revenue: $14.16 billion, versus $13.53 billion anticipated

For the fourth quarter, Intel expects earnings of 23 cents per share, adjusted, on income of $14.6 billion and $15.6 billion, versus LSEG expectations of 32 cents per share on $14.31 billion in gross sales.

Intel posted GAAP internet earnings of $297 million, or 7 cents per share, versus internet earnings of $1.02 billion, or 25 cents per share in the identical quarter final 12 months.

Revenue fell 8% from $15.33 billion a 12 months in the past, the seventh consecutive quarter of declining gross sales. Intel’s gross margin for the quarter was 45.8%, which is flat year-over-year.

CFO David Zinsner stated in a press release that Intel’s earnings per share this quarter benefited from the corporate controlling bills. Intel stated it has 120,300 staff, down from 131,500 final 12 months.

Here’s how Intel’s enterprise items carried out:

  • Sales in Intel’s Client Computing group, together with laptop computer and PC processor shipments, had been down 3% to $7.9 billion.
  • Intel’s Data Center and AI division, which presents server chips, noticed gross sales decline 10% to $3.8 billion. 
  • Mobileye, a publicly-traded Intel subsidiary for self-driving automotive elements, was a vivid spot, rising 18% to $530 million in gross sales. 
  • Intel foundry providers, the corporate’s nascent chip manufacturing enterprise, stays a small a part of Intel with $311 million in income, nevertheless it grew practically 300% on an annual foundation.
  • Intel’s community and edge division, which sells networking elements, reported gross sales down 32% to $1.5 billion. 

Earlier this month, Intel stated it will deal with its programmable chip unit as a standalone enterprise, and would search to checklist it on public markets within the coming years. It’s at present a part of Intel’s Data Center and AI group.

Intel stated that it stays on monitor to meet up with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s chipmaking expertise by 2025, a plan the corporate calls “five nodes in four years.”