Friday, July 27, 2018

Intel Reports Second-Quarter 2018 Financial Results

Intel Corporation today reported second-quarter 2018 financial results. Record second quarter revenue of $17.0 billion was up 15 percent YoY driven by strength across the business and customer demand for performance-leading Intel platforms. Collectively, data-centric businesses grew 26 percent, approaching 50 percent of total revenue. PC-centric revenue was up 6 percent on strength in the commercial and enthusiast segments. Operating margin leverage and lower tax rate drove excellent EPS growth.

  • Record second-quarter revenue was $17.0 billion, up 15 percent year-over-year (YoY); data-centric businesses* grew 26 percent and PC-centric revenue grew 6 percent.
  • GAAP earnings-per-share (EPS) of $1.05 rose 82 percent YoY; non-GAAP EPS of $1.04 was up 44 percent.
  • Year-to-date, generated $13.7 billion in cash from operations, $6.3 billion of free cash flow and returned $8.6 billion to shareholders (dividends of $2.8 billion and share repurchases of $5.8 billion).
  • Raising full-year revenue outlook to approximately $69.5 billion, GAAP EPS outlook to approximately $4.10 and non-GAAP EPS of $4.15; up $2.0 billion, $0.31 and $0.30 from April guidance, respectively.