Nvidia Corporation is one of the largest developers of graphics processors and chipsets for personal computers and game consoles. The head office is in Santa Clara, California. NVIDIA Corporation does not have its own manufacturing facilities and therefore works according to the fabless principle.
The company was founded in January 1993 by Jen-Hsun Huang, Curtis Priem and Chris Malachowsky. In May 1995, Nvidia launched the NV1 (STG-2000), one of the first 3D accelerator processors (GPU). In January 1999, Nvidia was included in the NASDAQ (NVDA) and delivered the ten millionth graphics chip in the same year. In the Forbes Global 2000 of the world's largest companies, Nvidia ranks 572 (as of: 2017 financial year). The company had a market value of approximately US $155 billion in mid-2018.
According to NVIDIA's latest financial reports and stock price the company's current number of shares outstanding is 2,470,000,000. At the end of 2023 the company had 2,470,000,000 shares outstanding. The number of outstanding shares is usually impacted by stock plits and shares buy back.