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Nvidia’s products are at the forefront of a number of attractive trends, including ­artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and autonomous vehicles. But it’s most highly linked to the gaming sector, which accounts for 57% of revenues. The excitement around these technologies has helped shareholder returns reach an annualized 134% over the past three years. Not all of the company’s revenue streams are so glamorous: Nvidia also gets 20% of sales from data centers, creating a stable floor if economic downturns crimp its other businesses.

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Overall Score

4

Sector

Technology

Industry

Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment

CEO

Jensen Huang

Employees

11,528

HQ Location

Santa Clara, Calif.

Revenues ($M) (Past 12 Months)

$11,877

Profits ($M) (Past 12 Months)

$4,301

Market Value as of Oct. 10, 2018 ($M)

$149,380

Revenue and net income for 12 months ended July 31, 2018. Sources: Bloomberg; S&P Global.

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