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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Analog Devices, Inc., ADI

Analog Devices, Inc., ADI is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Semiconductor – Integrated Circuits in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Analog Devices, Inc., ADI  has a market cap of 19293.97. Since its IPO date on the 7/19/1984, Analog Devices, Inc., ADI performance year to date is 12.58%. Today Analog Devices, Inc., ADI has gained 0.46%, with a current price of 61.2.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 88.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 76.70%. Return of assets are at 8.90%, with return on investment at 12.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Analog Devices, Inc., ADI is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.35. While Total debt/equity is 0.35. With a profit margin of 19.50%, this is combined with a gross margin of 64.80%, and operating margin of 23.00%. Analog Devices, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 7, while the quick ratio is 6.4.

For the last year Analog Devices, Inc., ADI has seen a EPS growth of 11.10%. A performance for the year of 7.52%. The 52-week high is -7.93%, and the 52-week low is 32.44%. The average volume for Analog Devices, Inc., ADI is 71492.

With a target price of 73.15, can Analog Devices, Inc., ADI reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Analog Devices, Inc., ADI. Analog Devices, Inc. has a P/E of 28.8 and a forward P/E of 18.49. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 4.3. Analog Devices, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.68 and 3.75 respectively. For P/cash, Analog Devices, Inc. has a value of 5.07, while it is 55 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 61.2, Analog Devices, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.76%. We see a return on equity of 13.30%.

Looking more long-term Analog Devices, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 6.70%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 13.00% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 11.10% for this year and for the last five years a -1.10% growth has been seen.

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