Action Alerts Plus holding Nvidia (NVDA) 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) Xbox and Sony's (SNE) 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. 

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