Linear Technology Company Profile (NASDAQ:LLTC)

About Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC)

Linear Technology logoLinear Technology Corporation is engaged in designing, manufacturing and marketing a line of analog integrated circuits. The Company produces power management, data conversion, signal conditioning, radio frequency (RF) and interface integrated circuits (ICs) and wireless sensor network products, among others. The Company's principal product categories include amplifiers, high speed amplifiers, voltage regulators, voltage references, interfaces, data converters, battery stack monitors, silicon oscillators and timer blox, phase locked loop (PLL) synthesizers and clock distribution, SmartMesh embedded wireless sensor network, radio and microwave frequency circuits, Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Controllers, and Other. The Company's products provide a bridge between analog world and the digital electronics in communications, networking, industrial, transportation, computer, medical, instrumentation, consumer, and military and aerospace systems.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Technology
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Sub-Industry: Semiconductors
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:LLTC
  • CUSIP: 53567810
  • Web:
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $64.06
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $61.37
  • 52 Week Range: $43.33 - $65.76
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 27.08
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Annual Dividend: $1.28
  • Dividend Yield: 2.0%
  • Net Margins: 32.99%
  • Return on Equity: 26.98%
  • Return on Assets: 23.04%
  • Current Ratio: 9.53%
  • Quick Ratio: 9.04%
  • Average Volume: 2.03 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.11

Frequently Asked Questions for Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC)

What is Linear Technology's stock symbol?

Linear Technology trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LLTC."

How often does Linear Technology pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Linear Technology?

Linear Technology announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 24th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share on Tuesday, March 7th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 22nd. This is a boost from Linear Technology's previous quarterly dividend of $0.32. View Linear Technology's Dividend History.

How were Linear Technology's earnings last quarter?

Linear Technology Co. (NASDAQ:LLTC) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, January, 17th. The company reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.01. The company earned $375.82 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $373.92 million. Linear Technology had a return on equity of 26.98% and a net margin of 32.99%. The business's revenue was up 8.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.50 earnings per share. View Linear Technology's Earnings History.

Where is Linear Technology's stock going? Where will Linear Technology's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Linear Technology's stock. Their forecasts range from $63.00 to $63.00. On average, they expect Linear Technology's stock price to reach $63.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Linear Technology.

Who are some of Linear Technology's key competitors?

How do I buy Linear Technology stock?

Shares of Linear Technology can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Linear Technology's stock price today?

One share of Linear Technology stock can currently be purchased for approximately $65.00.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Linear Technology (NASDAQ LLTC)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  184 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  472 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  656
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Linear Technology and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $63.00 (3.08% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC)
Price Target History for Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC)
Analysts' Ratings History for Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/13/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral$63.00LowView Rating Details
1/18/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$60.00 -> $63.00N/AView Rating Details
1/18/2017Drexel HamiltonReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
10/17/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
10/17/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
7/27/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetNeutral$47.00 -> $62.00N/AView Rating Details
7/27/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$60.00N/AView Rating Details
7/27/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetNeutral$46.00 -> $59.00N/AView Rating Details
7/27/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
7/27/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$51.00 -> $64.00N/AView Rating Details
5/13/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingOutperformN/AView Rating Details
4/20/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
3/1/2016Bank of America CorporationDowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$44.00N/AView Rating Details
1/21/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$45.00 -> $44.00N/AView Rating Details
1/21/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetNeutral$38.00 -> $40.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC)
Earnings by Quarter for Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Linear Technology (NASDAQ LLTC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/17/2017Q2 2017$0.53$0.54$373.92 million$375.82 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2016Q1$0.54$0.53$377.66 million$373.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2016Q4$0.54$0.54$373.91 million$373.77 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2016Q3$0.50$0.52$359.31 million$361.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/19/2016Q2$0.46$0.50$346.91 million$347.13 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/13/2015Q116$0.46$0.46$343.25 million$341.92 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2015Q4$0.56$0.54$385.42 million$379.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/14/2015Q315$0.53$0.55$371.86 million$372.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/13/2015Q2 15$0.49$0.51$356.04 million$352.58 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/14/2014Q1 15$0.54$0.53$372.34 million$371.06 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2014Q4 14$0.51$0.59$362.51 million$365.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/15/2014Q3$0.48$0.50$350.01 million$348.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/15/2014Q314$0.45$0.44$334.79 million$334.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/16/2013Q214$0.46$0.45$339.26 million$340.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2013Q4 2013$0.43$0.43$323.20 million$327.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/16/2013Q3 2013$0.44$0.46$313.46 million$314.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/15/2013Q2 2013$0.40$0.38$310.54 million$305.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/16/2012$0.46$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2012$0.47$0.44ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/17/2012$0.42$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/17/2012$0.39$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2011$0.50$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2011$0.56$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/18/2011$0.58$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.18
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.33
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$0.54$0.56$0.55
Q2 20175$0.52$0.53$0.53
Q3 20175$0.53$0.55$0.54
Q4 20175$0.54$0.59$0.57
Q1 20184$0.56$0.60$0.58
Q2 20184$0.53$0.58$0.55
Q3 20184$0.56$0.62$0.59
Q4 20184$0.58$0.64$0.61
Q1 20193$0.60$0.65$0.62
Q2 20193$0.57$0.60$0.59
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC)
Most Recent Dividend:3/7/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.28
Dividend Yield:1.97%
Dividend Growth:18.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:63.05% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
57.40% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
53.33% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:24 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Linear Technology (NASDAQ LLTC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 90.15%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/2/2017Donald P ZerioVPSell2,121$64.93$137,716.53View SEC Filing  
2/3/2017David A QuarlesVPSell3,013$63.30$190,722.90View SEC Filing  
1/27/2017Robert H Swanson JrInsiderSell38,529$62.98$2,426,556.42View SEC Filing  
1/26/2017Robert H Swanson JrInsiderSell31,541$62.91$1,984,244.31View SEC Filing  
11/28/2016Robert C DobkinVPSell38,828$63.39$2,461,306.92View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Donald P ZerioVPSell2,126$62.23$132,300.98View SEC Filing  
11/22/2016Donald P ZerioCFOSell1,169$62.18$72,688.42View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Steve PietkiewiczVPSell1,770$60.25$106,642.50View SEC Filing  
11/18/2016Robert H Swanson JrInsiderSell21,298$60.97$1,298,539.06View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016Lothar MaierCEOSell274,642$60.97$16,744,922.74View SEC Filing  
11/2/2016Robert C DobkinVPSell25,000$60.01$1,500,250.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2016Robert H Swanson JrInsiderSell20,598$60.28$1,241,647.44View SEC Filing  
10/25/2016Donald E PaulusVPSell9,998$60.25$602,379.50View SEC Filing  
4/25/2016V Paul ChantalatVPSell15,000$45.91$688,650.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2016David A QuarlesVPSell2,000$46.17$92,340.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016David A QuarlesVPSell3,000$43.84$131,520.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016Robert C DobkinVPSell24,539$43.10$1,057,630.90View SEC Filing  
2/10/2016David A QuarlesVPSell3,029$40.68$123,219.72View SEC Filing  
11/25/2015David A QuarlesVPSell1,913$45.34$86,735.42View SEC Filing  
11/16/2015Alexander MccannCOOSell28,000$43.77$1,225,560.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2015Robert C DobkinVPSell25,000$45.50$1,137,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2015David A QuarlesVPSell2,500$46.22$115,550.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2015Donald P. ZerioCFOSell3,000$44.55$133,650.00View SEC Filing  
10/22/2015Robert H. Swanson, Jr.ChairmanSell5,739$45.74$262,501.86View SEC Filing  
8/28/2015Robert C. DobkinVPSell10,000$40.86$408,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015Robert ReayVPSell60,000$46.95$2,817,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Erik M SouleVPSell30,000$47.12$1,413,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015David A QuarlesVPSell20,000$46.76$935,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Robert H Swanson JrChairmanSell6,695$46.50$311,317.50View SEC Filing  
5/8/2015Steve PietkiewiczVPSell3,473$46.50$161,494.50View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015Paul CoghlanCFOSell5,000$45.83$229,150.00View SEC Filing  
5/4/2015Paul CoghlanCFOSell10,000$47.05$470,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2015Robert C DobkinVPSell10,000$46.65$466,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/23/2015Alexander MccannCOOSell12,121$47.73$578,535.33View SEC Filing  
4/22/2015David A QuarlesVPSell2,500$47.64$119,100.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Robert C DobkinVPSell15,000$48.34$725,100.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Robert ReayVPSell60,000$47.92$2,875,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Donald E PaulusVPSell37,000$47.82$1,769,340.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2015Erik M SouleVPSell40,000$48.08$1,923,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2015Paul CoghlanCFOSell5,000$48.29$241,450.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015Paul CoghlanCFOSell5,000$47.50$237,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Paul CoghlanCFOSell5,000$47.05$235,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Paul CoghlanCFOSell10,000$46.53$465,300.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Robert H Swanson JrChairmanSell7,417$46.78$346,967.26View SEC Filing  
1/22/2015Paul CoghlanCFOSell20,000$46.71$934,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/28/2014Steve PietkiewiczVPSell20,000$45.90$918,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Erik M SouleVPSell30,000$45.21$1,356,300.00View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Steve PietkiewiczVPSell20,000$44.47$889,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014V Paul ChantalatVPSell20,000$43.51$870,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2014Robert H Swanson JrChairmanSell5,739$43.73$250,966.47View SEC Filing  
10/31/2014Robert C DobkinVPSell15,000$42.62$639,300.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2014David A QuarlesVPSell3,000$41.00$123,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2014Paul CoghlanCFOSell35,000$41.05$1,436,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Steve PietkiewiczVPSell5,000$45.03$225,150.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2014David A QuarlesVPSell13,558$45.08$611,194.64View SEC Filing  
8/26/2014Robert H Swanson JrChairmanSell6,695$45.20$302,614.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014Richard NicksonVPSell10,000$45.50$455,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Richard NicksonVPSell10,000$45.37$453,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014Richard NicksonVPSell10,000$45.15$451,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2014Robert ReayVPSell25,000$46.17$1,154,250.00View SEC Filing  
4/24/2014David QuarlesVPSell10,000$47.35$473,500.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2014Donald PaulusVPSell19,718$46.75$921,816.50View SEC Filing  
2/27/2014Thomas VolpeDirectorSell40,000$46.43$1,857,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2014V Paul ChantalatVPSell20,000$46.27$925,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Steve PietkiewiczVPSell10,000$45.85$458,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2014Lothar MaierCEOSell100,000$45.68$4,568,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014Richard MoleyDirectorSell40,000$44.72$1,788,800.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014Richard NicksonVPSell10,000$44.92$449,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Steve PietkiewiczVPSell5,000$44.74$223,700.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Robert Swanson, Jr.ChairmanSell5,739$44.25$253,950.75View SEC Filing  
2/4/2014David LeeDirectorSell40,000$43.38$1,735,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/22/2014Paul CoghlanCFOSell10,000$46.48$464,800.00View SEC Filing  
1/21/2014Donald PaulusVPSell30,000$46.18$1,385,400.00View SEC Filing  
1/17/2014Alexander MccannCOOSell27,745$46.11$1,279,321.95View SEC Filing  
1/17/2014David QuarlesVPSell2,000$46.00$92,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Alexander MccannCOOSell32,821$41.62$1,366,010.02View SEC Filing  
11/15/2013Steve PietkiewiczVPSell15,000$41.50$622,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2013Donald PaulusVPSell20,000$41.14$822,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2013Steve PietkiewiczVPSell15,000$40.94$614,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013Erik SouleVPSell20,000$41.11$822,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013David A QuarlesVPSell10,000$41.04$410,400.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013Robert C DobkinVPSell25,000$41.12$1,028,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Richard NicksonVPSell40,000$40.50$1,620,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/29/2013Robert H Swanson JrChairmanSell5,739$40.48$232,314.72View SEC Filing  
8/29/2013David QuarlesVPSell3,000$38.71$116,130.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Lothar MaierCEOSell100,000$40.80$4,080,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Robert C DobkinVPSell50,000$40.25$2,012,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Donald E PaulusVPSell28,000$40.16$1,124,480.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Robert H Swanson JrChairmanSell5,739$40.01$229,617.39View SEC Filing  
7/26/2013Thomas S VolpeDirectorSell20,000$39.18$783,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2013Robert C DobkinVPSell5,000$37.66$188,300.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Richard M MoleyDirectorSell20,000$38.00$760,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Donald E PaulusVPSell25,000$38.01$950,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Robert ReayVPSell25,000$37.77$944,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Robert C DobkinVPSell24,945$38.11$950,653.95View SEC Filing  
2/15/2013V Paul ChantalatVPSell20,000$37.98$759,600.00View SEC Filing  
1/18/2013Robert H Swanson JrChairmanSell12,798$36.18$463,031.64View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC)
Latest Headlines for Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC)
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Linear Technology (LLTC) Chart for Thursday, October, 19, 2017

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