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Is Analog Devices, Inc.(NASDAQ: ADI), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 7/19/1984. Analog Devices, Inc. is in the Semiconductor – Integrated Circuits industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Analog Devices, Inc., is 2313.71, and so far today it has a volume of 1153461. Performance year to date since the 7/19/1984 is 17.18%.

To help you determine whether Analog Devices, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 31.09 and forward P/E is 19.48. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Analog Devices, Inc. has a value for PEG of 4.64. P/S ratio is 5.82 and the P/B ratio is 4.04. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 5.26 and 65.86 respectively.

At the current price Analog Devices, Inc. is trading at, 63.7 (-0.20% today), Analog Devices, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.63%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 78.90%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.05, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 16.05% after growing 11.10% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -15.70%, and -5.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 309.23, and the number of shares float is 305.73. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 88.60%. The float short is 1.42%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.87. Management has seen a return on assets of 8.80%, and also a return on investment of 12.10%.

The ability for Analog Devices, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 6.8, and quick ratio is 6.2. Long term debt/equity is 0.36 and total debt/equity is 0.36. In terms of margins, Analog Devices, Inc. has a gross margin of 64.90%, with its operating margin at 22.90%, and Analog Devices, Inc. has a profit margin of 19.10%.

The 52 week high is -4.80%, with 36.94% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 9.73% and the 200 day simple moving average is 13.17%.

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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