Stock market quotes, forex, financial news, forex tools – money-investing.com

Brian Krzhanich got rid of shareholding in Intel after detection of problems with chips

 Breaking News
  • US Ministry of Energy predicts reduction of oil prices The US Ministry of Energy has published a monthly report, which turned out to be discouraging. It is expected that in the last quarter of this year the price for...
  • 28 Chinese companies are blacklisted by the US Everyone knows that just in few days two powerful states China and the USA – are starting the next round of the negotiations. Official Beijing has announced that it is...
  • Startup WeWork again in spotlight We have been writing about the startup WeWork, which was forced to postpone the initial public offering. They earn by renting commercial space for a long time in order to...
  • Massive cuts in HSBC HSBC Holdings Plc, the largest bank in Europe and one of the most significant and serious players in the global financial market, has announced the launch of a cost-optimization program....
  • Oil quotes still wait for negotiations Today, at 8.15 a.m. Moscow time, futures for Brent crude oil were trading in London for $ 58.31 per barrel. This is only 0.1% below the closing price of the...
Brian Krzhanich got rid of shareholding in Intel after detection of problems with chips
January 05
09:00 2018

The story began with the fact that experts from Google Project Zero doubted the security of Intel’s microprocessors. Because of the detected shortcomings, hackers are able to take out any data from any computer built on the basis of this microprocessor. By the way, there have been no real cases of data leakage due to this problem. The New York Times published research data that claims that the problem could be eliminated, but the operation of computers would slow down by almost a third.

The problems have been identified not only in chips produced by Intel, but also in AMD microprocessors.
The general public knew about the problems with the security of microprocessors a couple of days ago.

Both Intel Corporation and AMR did not deny the existence of problems. The largest companies in the high-tech sector are currently offering their clients temporary “patches” to eliminate the problem identified.

An interesting fact came out: in November last year, Intel Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzhanich sold a personal block of shares of the company he headed. It happened after he became aware of a serious defect in microprocessors.
Of course, the press service of Intel Corporation made a statement that Krzhanich’s decision to get rid of assets had not been related to the problem identified.

Available data of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) show that the chief executive officer of Intel sold 644 thousand shares at the end of November at an average weighted price of 44.05 US dollars per share.

In addition, he sold another 245.7 thousand shares at an average weighted price of $ 44.55 per share.
As a result of the transactions, Brian Krzhanich got $ 25 million in cash.

Both these factors: the sale of shares and identified security problems will certainly affect the shares of Intel, causing a drop in quotations.

The material was prepared with the participation of Katya Gordon,
a leading analyst of the brokerage company CT Trade

Related Articles

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

There are no comments at the moment, do you want to add one?

Write a comment

Write a Comment