Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI – Get Rating) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday. The semiconductor company reported $2.83 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.75 by $0.08, RTT News reports. Analog Devices had a return on equity of 15.27% and a net margin of 28.16%. The firm had revenue of $3.26 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.21 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $2.40 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 9.8% compared to the same quarter last year. Analog Devices updated its Q3 guidance to $2.42-2.62 EPS.
Analog Devices Price Performance
ADI opened at $172.39 on Friday. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $186.11 and its 200 day moving average price is $176.80. Analog Devices has a 12-month low of $133.48 and a 12-month high of $198.24. The company has a current ratio of 1.79, a quick ratio of 1.50 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18. The firm has a market cap of $87.20 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.42, a PEG ratio of 1.33 and a beta of 1.15.
Analog Devices Announces Dividend
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 14th. Investors of record on Monday, June 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.86 per share. This represents a $3.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 2nd. Analog Devices’s payout ratio is 48.73%.
Insider Buying and Selling
Hedge Funds Weigh In On Analog Devices
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Fortis Capital Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Analog Devices during the first quarter worth about $31,000. Worth Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Analog Devices during the first quarter worth about $33,000. Quarry LP grew its position in shares of Analog Devices by 267.4% during the first quarter. Quarry LP now owns 169 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $33,000 after buying an additional 123 shares in the last quarter. Strategic Investment Solutions Inc. IL purchased a new position in Analog Devices in the first quarter valued at $39,000. Finally, Live Oak Investment Partners purchased a new position in Analog Devices in the fourth quarter valued at $48,000. 85.34% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Wall Street Analyst Weigh In
Several research firms recently commented on ADI. Susquehanna reduced their price objective on Analog Devices from $225.00 to $215.00 in a research note on Wednesday. KeyCorp decreased their target price on shares of Analog Devices from $230.00 to $220.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday. Credit Suisse Group raised their target price on shares of Analog Devices from $185.00 to $225.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 16th. The Goldman Sachs Group raised their target price on shares of Analog Devices from $186.00 to $210.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 16th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus decreased their target price on shares of Analog Devices from $225.00 to $210.00 in a research note on Wednesday. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eighteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus price target of $208.17.
Analog Devices Company Profile
Analog Devices, Inc is a global high-performance semiconductor company, which engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of integrated circuits (ICs). It produces a range of innovative products, including data converters, amplifiers and linear products, radio frequency (RF) ICs, power management products, sensors based on micro electromechanical systems (MEMS) technology and other sensors, and processing products, including DSP and other processors.
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