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Economic Performance
Historical and Economic Information

Jensen Huang, Chris Malachowsky, and Curtis Priem founded NVIDIA in 1993. Mr. Huang is the company's president and chief executive officer.

NVIDIA became a public company in 1999 and trades under the symbol NVDA on NASDAQ.

Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., NVIDIA manages 54 offices around the world. As of January 2014, the company employed 8,808 people in 24 countries. Learn more about NVIDIA.

An overview of the company's economic activity over the past three fiscal years is presented in the table below.

Economic Indicators
Code Element
Total operating expenses
Net income
Gross margin
Income tax expense (benefit)
Total assets
Total stockholders' equity
Total liabilities and stockholders' equity
Revenue by country/region
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Direct employment
7,133 employees in 16 countries
7,974 employees in 16 countries
8,808 employees in 24 countries
Compensation of named executive officers
Payments to capital providers
On Dec. 2, 2013, NVIDIA issued $1.5 billion of convertible senior notes to Goldman, Sachs & Co. as initial purchaser

Dividend Program

We announced in 2012 a cash dividend program, with a quarterly dividend of $0.075 per share, which was equivalent to $0.30 per share on an annual basis. On November 7, 2013, we increased the quarterly cash dividend to $0.085 cents per share, or $0.34 cents on an annual basis. In fiscal year 2014, we paid $181.3 million in dividends to our common stockholders.

Revenue by Region