Linear Technology appears on the low P/S screener and, surprisingly for a semiconductor company, has a high predictability rank of 4.5 stars. Linear is also owned by gurus Jean-Marie Eveillard
(1.12% of assets) and Joel Greenblatt
(.19% of assets).
Linear Technology Corp (LLTC
) is a designer and manufacturer of a broad line of high performance analog integrated circuits. Analog integrated circuits are circuits that convert real-world (also called analog or linear) signals such as motion or light levels into digital signals. The company produces power management, data conversion, signal conditioning, RF and interface ICs, and µModule subsystems for use in industrial, communications, networking, automotive, computer, medical, instrumentation, military, aerospace and consumer devices. Common products containing analog circuits include computers, vehicles (specifically hybrid and electric), security systems, digital cameras, GPS devices, medical equipment, mobile handsets and military and space hardware. Continue Reading »