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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

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GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

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» LLTC's 30-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2018-01-17 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

LLTC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Lee Ainslie 67,220 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 176,000 sh (+166.67%)
Joel Greenblatt 346,809 sh (+19.45%)
Pioneer Investments 472,089 sh (+12.13%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 24,715 sh (+11.61%)
First Eagle Investment 13,816,539 sh (+0.77%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 3,321,407 sh (-1.20%)
Jim Simons 7,395,600 sh (-1.98%)
Ray Dalio 79,439 sh (-45.03%)
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Q3 2016

LLTC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jeremy Grantham 565,130 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 26,022 sh (New)
Jim Simons 8,714,900 sh (+17.84%)
Tom Gayner 206,000 sh (+17.05%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 13,721,420 sh (-0.69%)
Pioneer Investments 421,121 sh (-10.80%)
Lee Ainslie 53,850 sh (-19.89%)
Joel Greenblatt 268,058 sh (-22.71%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,011,920 sh (-69.53%)
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Q4 2016

LLTC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 74,309 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 1,396,769 sh (+147.16%)
Mario Gabelli 34,772 sh (+33.63%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,023,314 sh (+1.13%)
First Eagle Investment 13,850,921 sh (+0.94%)
Tom Gayner 206,000 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie 52,070 sh (-3.31%)
Jim Simons 7,733,600 sh (-11.26%)
Joel Greenblatt 210,228 sh (-21.57%)
Pioneer Investments 81,361 sh (-80.68%)
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Q1 2017

LLTC Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Tom Gayner Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LLTC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Tom Gayner 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.31%$61.98 - $65.45 $ 65.002%0
Mario Gabelli 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$61.98 - $65.45 $ 65.002%0
First Eagle Investment 2017-03-31 Sold Out 2.21%$61.98 - $65.45 $ 65.002%0
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.17%$61.98 - $65.45 $ 65.002%0
First Eagle Investment 2016-12-31 Add 0.94%0.02%$58.75 - $62.66 $ 65.007%13,850,921
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 Reduce -21.57%0.05%$58.75 - $62.66 $ 65.007%210,228
Mario Gabelli 2016-12-31 Add 33.63%$58.75 - $62.66 $ 65.007%34,772
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Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors    NAICS: 334413    SIC: 3674
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Traded in other countries:LTC.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Linear Technology Corp is engaged in designing, manufacturing and marketing line of high performance analog integrated circuits for companies in diversified industries.

Linear Technology designs and manufactures standard high-performance analog integrated circuits for a diverse customer base spanning industrial, automotive, communications, and high-end consumer electronics. The firm offers thousands of analog products to tens of thousands of original equipment manufacturers globally. Most of its products support functions such as power management, data interface, and conversion. International markets account for the lion's share of Linear's revenue.

Guru Investment Theses on Linear Technology Corp

First Eagle Investments Comments on Linear Technology - Oct 24, 2016

Linear Technology (NASDAQ:LLTC) is a California-based analog semiconductor company that has long product life cycles and high margins. The company is being acquired by Analog Devices at what we consider a full and fair price.



From First Eagle Global Value Fund third-quarter 2016 commentary.



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Keeley Asset Management Comments on Linear Technology Corp - Oct 24, 2016

Linear Technology Corporation (NASDAQ:LLTC) also had a strong lift in late July following the announcement that Analog Devices would be acquiring the company. For the quarter, the stock gained 27% and contributed 32 basis points to the Fund’s performance. We elected to sell the position after it exceeded our price target.



From Keeley Mid-Cap Dividend Value Fund third-quarter 2016 commentary.



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Dividend Yield % 1.98
LLTC's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
55% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. LLTC: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
LLTC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.98
Current: 1.98
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Dividend Payout Ratio 0.63
LLTC's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. LLTC: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
LLTC' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.63
Current: 0.63
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Forward Dividend Yield % 2.03
LLTC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
52% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. LLTC: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.98
LLTC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
58% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. LLTC: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
LLTC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.98
Current: 1.98
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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,484.60
EPS (TTM) $ 2.03
Short Percentage of Float3.20%
52-Week Range $42.68 - 65.76
Shares Outstanding (Mil)240.78

Analyst Estimate

Jun17 Jun18 Jun19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,521 1,603 1,649
EPS ($) 2.33 2.48 2.22
EPS without NRI ($) 2.33 2.48 2.22
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
8.13%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.32 1.37 1.42

Piotroski F-Score Details

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Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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