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Is Linear Technology Corporation(NASDAQ: LLTC), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Linear Technology Corporation (NASDAQ: LLTC) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 3/26/1990. Linear Technology Corporation is in the Semiconductor – Specialized industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Linear Technology Corporation, is 2005.34, and so far today it has a volume of 1292400. Performance year to date since the 3/26/1990 is 13.95%.

To help you determine whether Linear Technology Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 23.62 and forward P/E is 21.97. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Linear Technology Corporation has a value for PEG of 2.36. P/S ratio is 8.15 and the P/B ratio is 6.93. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 8.55 and 35.28 respectively.

At the current price Linear Technology Corporation is trading at, 47.67 (0.76% today), Linear Technology Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.69%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 60.40%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.02, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 7.80% after growing 12.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -4.90%, and -2.90% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 244.52, and the number of shares float is 237.49. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.70%, and institutional ownership is at 96.00%. The float short is 3.61%, with the short ratio at a value of 4.27. Management has seen a return on assets of 25.60%, and also a return on investment of 32.80%.

The ability for Linear Technology Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 9.8, and quick ratio is 9.3. Long term debt/equity is 0 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, Linear Technology Corporation has a gross margin of 75.80%, with its operating margin at 44.70%, and Linear Technology Corporation has a profit margin of 34.60%.

The 52 week high is -0.46%, with 33.81% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.84% and the 200 day simple moving average is 9.69%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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