Altera 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 24, 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (408) 544-7000
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On July 24, 2012, Altera Corporation (the "Company") issued a press release announcing its financial results for the second quarter of 2012. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On July 19, 2012, the Company's board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per common share, up from the previous dividend of $0.08 per share. The quarterly dividend will be paid on September 4, 2012 to stockholders of record on August 10, 2012.
On July 20, 2012, the Company's board of directors approved an increase in the number of shares of common stock authorized for purchase under the Company's stock repurchase program from 193,000,000 shares to 203,000,000 shares.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press release dated July 24, 2012
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: July 24, 2012
Exhibit No. Description