the same," he said.
Altera has been waiting for a pickup in spending by carriers in the United States and China. In the December quarter, its revenue fell 4 percent from the year-ago period.
In January, it forecast revenue would fall between 4 percent and 8 percent sequentially in the first quarter.
Shares of Altera were unchanged in extended trading after closing down 0.96 percent at $35.01. Xilinx was down about 0.9 percent at $37, versus a close of $37.30 on the Nasdaq.
Intel's stock was up 0.49 percent in extended trade after closing down 0.93 percent at $20.23.