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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 2568.56, and so far today it has a volume of 1557000. Performance year to date since the 3/26/1990 is 40.62%.

To help you determine whether Linear Technology Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 29.01 and forward P/E is 25.1. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Linear Technology Corporation has a value for PEG of 2.9. P/S ratio is 9.83 and the P/B ratio is 8.14. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 9.67 and 41.87 respectively.

At the current price Linear Technology Corporation is trading at, 58.51 (0.07% today), Linear Technology Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.19%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 61.40%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.02, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 6.98% after growing -5.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -0.20%, and -1.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 239.31, and the number of shares float is 237.96. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.80%, and institutional ownership is at 97.60%. The float short is 1.80%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.67. Management has seen a return on assets of 25.00%, and also a return on investment of 27.80%.

The ability for Linear Technology Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 9.8, and quick ratio is 9.2. Long term debt/equity is 0 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, Linear Technology Corporation has a gross margin of 75.90%, with its operating margin at 44.50%, and Linear Technology Corporation has a profit margin of 34.70%.

The 52 week high is -8.68%, with 59.98% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 7.51% and the 200 day simple moving average is 26.68%.

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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