Action Alerts Plus holding Nvidia (NVDA - Get Report) has a 24-year history that has seen the company produce the technology used within computers and gaming software.

Founded in 1993, the tech giant produced the graphics hardware for both Microsoft's (MSFT - Get Report) Xbox and Sony's (SNE - Get Report) Playstation 3.

Nvidia's performance has seen the company's stock shoot up from $12 per share when it first went public to over $200 per share.

Here are 5 facts about the tech giant.

Nvidia is Real Money's stock of the day on Friday August 17, 2018.  

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Editors' Pick: Originally published on November 9, 2017.