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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 2402.75, and so far today it has a volume of 1913000. Performance year to date since the 7/19/1984 is 18.73%.

To help you determine whether Analog Devices, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 30.38 and forward P/E is 19.5. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Analog Devices, Inc. has a value for PEG of 4.53. P/S ratio is 5.81 and the P/B ratio is 3.96. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 5.19 and 56.25 respectively.

At the current price Analog Devices, Inc. is trading at, 64.25 (-0.31% today), Analog Devices, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.61%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 76.70%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.12, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 13.00% after growing 11.10% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 9.10%, and 0.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 307.14, and the number of shares float is 306.19. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 87.90%. The float short is 2.77%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.53. Management has seen a return on assets of 8.90%, and also a return on investment of 12.10%.

The ability for Analog Devices, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 7, and quick ratio is 6.4. Long term debt/equity is 0.35 and total debt/equity is 0.35. In terms of margins, Analog Devices, Inc. has a gross margin of 64.80%, with its operating margin at 23.00%, and Analog Devices, Inc. has a profit margin of 19.50%.

The 52 week high is -3.34%, with 39.04% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 2.30% and the 200 day simple moving average is 12.87%.

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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