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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Linear Technology Corporation (NASDAQ:LLTC)?

The company in question is, Linear Technology Corporation (NASDAQ:LLTC) currently with a stock price of 59.09 (0.58% today). The market cap for Linear Technology Corporation is 14083.51, and is in the sector Technology, and Semiconductor – Specialized industry. The target price for Linear Technology Corporation is 60.63. Currently Linear Technology Corporation is trading with a P/E of 29.3, and a forward P/E of 25.35. Average volume for Linear Technology Corporation is 2440.9 and so far today it is 2074300.

Performance in the last year for Linear Technology Corporation has been 37.10%. For EPS growth, Linear Technology Corporation has seen a growth of -5.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 6.98%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -4.20% over the last five years and could be 10.00% for the next five years. Linear Technology Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -1.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -0.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.52%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 22.61%.

Since the IPO date for Linear Technology Corporation on the 3/26/1990, Linear Technology Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 42.01%. With Linear Technology Corporation trading at 59.09, the dividend yield is 2.17%, and the EPS is 2.02.

So could Linear Technology Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 29.3. The PEG is 2.93, P/S is 9.89 and the P/B is at 8.22. The P/cash is 9.72, with P/free cash flow at 42.12.

Linear Technology Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 9.8, and the quick ratio is 9.2. This is with long term debt/equity at 0, and total debt/equity at 0.

In terms of margins, Linear Technology Corporation has a gross margin of 75.90%, an operating margin of 44.50% and a profit margin of 34.70%.Payout ratio for Linear Technology Corporation is 61.40%. Return on assets come to 25.00% with return on investment coming to 27.80%.

Insider ownership for Linear Technology Corporation, is at 0.80% and institutional ownership comes to 97.00%. Outstanding shares are at 238.34. While shares float is 237.47. The float short is currently 1.11%, and short ratio is 1.08.

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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