Analog Devices Stock Hits New 52-Week High (ADI)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Analog Devices (Nasdaq: ADI) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $45.53, above its previous 52-week high of $44.92 with 1.2 million shares traded as of 11:16 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.4 million shares over the past 30 days.

Analog Devices has a market cap of $13.66 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 6.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Analog Devices, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing integrated circuits (ICs) for use in industrial, automotive, consumer, and communication markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 21, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Analog Devices as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. You can view the full Analog Devices Ratings Report.

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