Why Analog Devices Is Poised to Outperform
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, semiconductor company Analog Devices has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Analog Devices and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Norwood, Mass. (1965)
CEO Jerald Fishman (since 1996)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$3.9 billion / $821.6 million
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 92% of the 405 members who have rated Analog Devices believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Thirteen billion dollar Analog Devices designs, manufactures and markets analog, mixed-signal and digital signal processing integrated circuits used in virtually all types of electronic equipment. This stock will pay Fools to hold it as they gain higher prices! [Analog Devices] pays almost 3% in a dividend. ... P/E is average 19. P/S and P/B ratios are 4.4 and 3.
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