Intel shares: price, dividends and performance

James Rodriguez James Rodriguez  updated on 2022-06-15

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Intel stock remains one of the most popular technology stocks for investors and offers an attractive yield.

How much can you make with Intel stock?

Get up-to-date and precise information on Intel stock with its current price, dividend yield, analysis and our opinion.

This page is for information purposes only and does not constitute investment advice. Remember that investing can be risky.

Want to buy shares in Intel: Our key take-aways

  • Stock exchange: Nasdaq
  • Stock index: Nasdaq 100
  • Dividend 2021: $1392
  • Dividend forecast 2022: $1450
  • 1 year performance: -26.78%

Should I buy Intel stock?

Intel stock lends itself to both a growth and a yield strategy.

With a dividend yield close to 3%, this stock allows its shareholders to receive a regular income that increases from year to year.

In addition, the analyst consensus remains quite optimistic about the stock's long-term prospects, which could lead to an attractive capital gain.

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How can I buy shares in Intel ?  

To buy Intel on the stock market:

  1. Find an online broker offering stock investments.
  2. Open your trading account by filling out a simple form.
  3. Deposit funds into your account.
  4. Search for the stock
  5. Place a buy order to add Intel to your stock portfolio.

To invest in Intel, you can go through a traditional investment firm, an online brokerage or speak with a financial advisor.

How much are Intel shares?

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Why Intel shares could go up:

Various elements of the current analysis of Intel's situation suggest that the share price is likely to rise in the years to come, including:

  • Strong investments in R&D: Intel Group has long been investing a lot of money in research and development in order to innovate and offer many new products:
  • Strong investment in R&D: Intel Group has been investing a lot of money in research and development for a long time in order to innovate and offer many new products.
  • Leading-edge technologies: Thanks to its many innovations, Intel Group has been able to bring to market computers and technologies that are among the best.
  • A leader in certain segments: Intel's leadership in certain segments, such as semiconductors and microprocessors, is another of its current major assets.
  • International presence: The company operates worldwide and has a presence in virtually every country in the world.
  • Strong business partnerships: Intel Group regularly enters into strategic business partnerships with other leading companies, helping to boost its brand and sales.
  • Strategic Acquisitions: Intel Group's growth capabilities can also be achieved through the acquisition of smaller companies, which the company's available cash flow allows it to complete.

Why Intel shares could go down:

If Intel's growth prospects are real, the group also has some weaknesses that are likely to lead to a drop in the stock, including

  • A strong exposure to the PC market: despite efforts to diversify, Intel Group still makes most of its profits on the PC segment, which represents a significant risk.
  • Strong competition: Competition in this business segment is intense, which reduces its opportunities for growth and market share gains.
  • Shortcomings in certain segments: Intel is showing shortcomings in the mobile and laptop segments, which have been booming for the past few years, compared to its major competitors.

Can I buy Intel stock online?

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How can I sell my Intel shares? 

Shorting Intel stock is possible through a margin account.

This is because traditional registered savings and investment vehicles do not allow you to sell shares that you do not own.

It is also possible to use derivatives to speculate on the decline of this stock with CFDs or options.

What investment vehicles in Canada can hold Intel stock? 

Intel shares can be placed in several different savings vehicles including" 

  • RRSPs: these registered retirement savings plans offer funds that are accessible at the time of retirement and offer an income tax deferral.
  • TFSAs: tax-free savings accounts is an incredibly popular short-and long-term tax-free investment vehicle.
  • Margin accounts: This account offers leverage and allows you to borrow against the value of the securities you hold to make other investments. It allows you to sell short.
  • Cash accounts: This account allows you to trade stocks on North American markets only. 

You can buy Intel stock right now through an online brokerage platform. Simply choose the number of shares you want to buy and place a buy order.

It is also possible to buy Intel stock with other stocks by investing in a mutual fund or ETF.

Intel share price history over 10 years:

PériodeEvolutionCours le plus basCours le plus haut
1 mois-1.14%47.9146.41
3 mois-3.02%52.5144.07
6 mois13.13%55.7743.63
1 an8.66%56.2843.63
3 ans-68.92%65.5243.63
5 ans61.93%69.2833.07
10 ans61.93%69.2826.40
Intel 10-year performance

Intel dividends and payment dates

In 2021, Intel Group paid a dividend of $1.41 to its shareholders.

Intel Corporation has paid its shareholders without interruption since 1992.

Intel Corp's dividend is paid quarterly, four times a year, with ex-dividend dates in February, August and November.

The current dividend yield on Intel stock is 3%.

Intel Group has announced a dividend of $1.46 for 2022.

Dividend: payout 2021Payout 1Payout 2Payout 3Payout 4
Ex-dividend date04/02/202106/05/202105/08/202104/11/2021
Date:01/03/202101/06/202101/09/202101/12/2021
Dividend per stock$0.3475 per share$0.3475 per share$0.3475 per share$0.3475 per share
Intel 2021 Dividends: dates and amounts
Dividend: payout 2022Payout 1Payout 2Payout 3Payout 4
Ex-dividend date04/02/2022PendingPendingPending
Date:01/03/2022PendingPendingPending
Dividend per stock$0.365 per sharePendingPendingPending
Intel 2022 Dividends: dates and amounts

What is the dividend yield for Intel over the last 10 years?

YearDividend amountVariancePerformance
20120.8711.25%3.94
20130.903.45%3.71
20140.900%2.61
20150.966.67%2.80
20161.048.33%3.01
20171.0793.75%2.35
20181.2011.20%2.50
20191.265%2.19
20201.324.76%2.89
20211.3925.45%2.76
Intel divident history

The yield on Intel shares is obtained by dividing the annual dividend by the annual average price.

A stock's yield provides key information about a company's dividend policy and its evolution over time and performance.

Annual gross shareholder return = Total dividend for the year ÷ average share price for the same year

The 10-year average return = Sum of annual returns ÷ 10

What analysts are saying about Intel stock:

A critical analysis of Intel stock:

The fundamental analysis of the Intel share is favourable over the medium and long-term, with the following indicators

  • High margins: Intel Group's EBITDA to sales ratio is high and reflects high margins before depreciation, amortization and taxes.
  • Strong financial position: Intel appears to have a strong financial position with a significant level of net cash.
  • Upwardly revised estimates: In recent months, analysts have repeatedly revised their revenue forecasts upward for this group.
  • Above-expectations releases: Intel Group has historically released results above market expectations.
  • Weak growth outlook: Intel Group is among the companies with a growth outlook that is below estimates.
  • Expected low growth in earnings per share (EPS): Intel Group's EPS growth for the next few years is expected to be relatively low.
  • High valuation: the company is highly valued in light of the cash flows generated by its business.
  • Divergent price targets: finally, the average price targets of analysts on this stock diverge more or less strongly, which indicates that the company is difficult to value.

A technical analysis of Intel stock:

Technical analysis of Intel stock shows negative long-term signals with the following indicators:

  • The RSI is currently at 43.196 which is a strong sell signal.
  • The short and medium-term stochastics are sending a sell signal while the long-term stochastic is sending an oversold signal.
  • The MACD is located at the negative level of -1.52, which sends a sell signal on this stock.
  • The MA5, MA10, MA20 and MA50 simple and exponential moving averages are sending a sell signal while the MA100 and MA200 are sending a buy signal.
  • The next technical support levels for this Intel stock are located at 44.94 and 40.31 and the next resistance levels are located at 53.34 and 57.11.

Who is Intel?

The Intel Corporation Group is an American company that operates in the technology sector. It is currently the world leader in semiconductors.

The turnover of the Intel group is distributed as follows:

  • Products for computer architectures with 80.7% of the turnover: with microprocessors of the Pentium or Intel Xeon brands, chips and motherboards for computers, servers, workstations, electronic pocket diaries, Internet of Things, graphics architectures, communication infrastructures. The group also develops associated software.
  • Other products with 19.3% of sales: with gas pedals, silicon wafers, cards, connectivity products, cellular modems, Ethernet controllers, network components and storage products.

The geographic breakdown of Intel's revenue is:

  • The United States with 17.9% of sales
  • China with 26.8% of turnover
  • Singapore with 18% of turnover
  • Taiwan with 17% of turnover
  • The rest of the world with 20.3% of turnover

Who are Intel’s competitors?

Several of Intel's current competitors are likely to take market share from it. Here are its major opponents:

  • Samsung Electronics : this company specialized in electronic products is a subsidiary of Samsung and the second largest consumer electronics company in the world after Apple.
  • Micron Technology : this American company specialized in computer products is the parent company of Lexar and Crucial.
  • Broadcom Corporation: This American company specializes in electronics and also develops semiconductors, particularly for telecommunications equipment.
  • Qualcomm: This American company specializes in mobile technology and in the design and implementation of telecommunications solutions.
  • Texas Instruments: This US-based electronics company is active in passive electronic components and semiconductors. It employs 30 000 people and offers more than 80 000 products.
  • Toshiba: This Japanese electronics and computer manufacturer is the country's largest semiconductor manufacturer and the world's third largest semiconductor manufacturer after Intel and Samsung.
  • Nvidia Corporation: This American company specializes in the design of graphics processors, graphics cards and graphics chips for PCs and game consoles.
  • Sony: the multinational Sony is a company active in various fields including electronics, telephony, computers, video games, music, cinema and audiovisual.
  • STMicroelectronics: Finally, this Franco-Italian company is one of the most important semiconductor manufacturers in the world and is included in the CAC stock market index.

Who are Intel’s partners?

Intel Group also regularly enters into business and technology partnerships with other companies, and its key allies include

  • Lenovo: the two companies have been collaborating for many years within the data center and provide an architecture that improves performance levels, density and efficiency within this sector.
  • Microsoft: Intel has collaborated with Microsoft in the development of the new Azure Stack HCI.
  • IBM: Intel has also partnered with IBM to invest in its factories and regain technology leadership.
  • Ivanti: The two companies have signed a strategic partnership to offer teleworkers self-preparation of client workstations with Ivanti Neurons and the Intel vPro platform.
  • SAP: Intel has established a multi-year partnership with SAP to optimize Intel platforms for SAP enterprise applications.
  • Juniper Networks: This partnership between the two companies will enable customers to deploy applications running on Intel infrastructure in the cloud, on-premises or in hybrid environments.