Why Analog Devices (ADI) Stock Is Declining Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Analog Devices (ADI) shares are down -3.1% to $50.60 on Wednesday after having its price target lowered to $56 from $60 by analysts at RBC Capital Markets, who reiterated their "sector perform" rating.

The firm lowered its outlook on the signal processing integrated circuits manufacturer despite the company's third quarter revenue beat.

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The company reported third quarter revenue of $727.8 million on Tuesday, an 8% increase over the previous year that beat analysts expectations of $716.5 million.

Earnings of 63 cents per diluted share were in line with analysts estimates.

TheStreet Ratings team rates ANALOG DEVICES as a Buy with a ratings score of A-. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate ANALOG DEVICES (ADI) a BUY. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow."

Highlights from the analysis by TheStreet Ratings Team goes as follows:

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