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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC

Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Semiconductor – Specialized in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC  has a market cap of 14162.66. Since its IPO date on the 3/26/1990, Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC performance year to date is 41.99%. Today Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC has gained 0.61%, with a current price of 59.08.

Ownership of the company is 0.80% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 97.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 61.40%. Return of assets are at 25.00%, with return on investment at 27.80%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 34.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 75.90%, and operating margin of 44.50%. Linear Technology Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 9.8, while the quick ratio is 9.2.

For the last year Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC has seen a EPS growth of -5.00%. A performance for the year of 58.47%. The 52-week high is -7.79%, and the 52-week low is 61.54%. The average volume for Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC is 1639000.

With a target price of 61.6, can Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Linear Technology Corporation, LLTC. Linear Technology Corporation has a P/E of 29.29 and a forward P/E of 25.35. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.93. Linear Technology Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 9.95 and 8.22 respectively. For P/cash, Linear Technology Corporation has a value of 9.78, while it is 42.35 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 59.08, Linear Technology Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.17%. We see a return on equity of 29.60%.

Looking more long-term Linear Technology Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 6.98% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -5.00% for this year and for the last five years a -4.20% growth has been seen.

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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