Intel reports record revenue but suffers billion loss with mobile branch




Intel has achieved record sales in the fourth quarter of 2014 and also the whole 2014 will be remembered as the record year for sales. The stain on the figures that the mobile division: there was Intel billions on hand.

The PC Client Group, Intel delivered in the fourth quarter of 2014, 6 percent more processors, but the company was faced with a lower average price per processor. The quantities of desktop processors was 1 percent, while 11 percent more notebook chips were put away. The turnover of the industry totaled $ 8.9 billion, converted 7.6 billion. That was 3 percent higher than sales in the fourth quarter of 2013.

The Data Center Group achieved a 25 percent increase in revenue, $ 4.1 billion or 3.5 billion in the fourth quarter and now provides 30 percent of Intel’s total revenue. The turnover of the internet-of-things-division rose 10 percent.

The mobile division remains strong loss. In the fourth quarter, Intel suffered an operating loss of $ 1.1 billion in the division and throughout fiscal 2014 was a whopping $ 4.2 billion to euro 3.6 billion. In 2013 was the loss of the division $ 3.1 billion, or 2.66 billion euros. Intel has chosen to invest heavily to convince manufacturers to use its chips in hoping to gain market share from ARM chips. Intel hopes in the future to reap the fruits of which the move to smaller production process and architecture changes the chips have more attractive to manufacturers.

Eventually the quarter from Intel at $ 14.7 billion, or 12.7 billion euros, and the annual sales at $ 55.9 billion, converted 48 billion. Profit for the year increased 22 percent to $ 11.7 billion, converted 10 billion. For the coming quarter, Intel expects a decline in sales of 7 percent, but this could be due to seasonal influences.


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