Linear Technology Corporation (NASDAQ:LLTC) Insider Trading Update


Linear Technology Corporation (NASDAQ:LLTC) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $60.63. The stock traded with the volume of 2.78 Million in the last trading session. Linear Technology Corporation opened at $62.47 and closed by showing an increase of 0.21%. The Bid price in the last session was $0.00 x and the Ask price was $0.00 x. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

Linear Technology Corporation has the Market Capitalization of 15.04 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $64.42 and 52-Week Low of $37.33 and it touched its 52-week high on Jul 26, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 15, 2016.

Linear Technology Corporation reported its last Earnings on Oct 18 AMC where the company reported Actual EPS of $0.53/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.55/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $-0.02/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of -3.6%. The company will report its next earnings on Jan 17 – Jan 23 (Est.).

16 number of analysts also provided their insight on Linear Technology Corporation, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $60.63. They also projected Low Price Target as $44 while High Price Target is set at $90.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 0 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 0 reported it as Buy.19 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 1 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

Linear Technology Corporation annual Divided is 1.28 while it’s Dividend Yield is 2.05%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 30.84 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 26.55. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 10.33 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 8.49, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 9.89 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 46.58.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 24.5 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 28.9% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 27.8%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 3.45% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 4.95 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 22.53 percent.

A look at performance overview of Linear Technology Corporation depicts that Performance (Week) is 2.16 percent while Performance Month is 4.45%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 7.67% and Half Year Performance value stands at 32.67%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 40.42 percent. Linear Technology Corporation has its YTD performance of 51.17 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 14 Nov 2016 where Chief Executive Officer Maier (Lothar) did a transaction type “Sell” in which 274642 shares were traded at a price of $60.97. Another insider trade includes Chief Technology Officer Dobkin (Robert C) who also initiated a transaction in which 172 shares were traded on 3 Nov 2016 as “Sell”. On 1 Nov 2016 Chief Technology Officer Dobkin (Robert C) traded 25000 shares as “Sell” at $60.01. Officer Paulus (Donald E) Sell 9998 shares on 24 Oct 2016 at the price of $60.25.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Raymond James on 27-Jul-16 who Upgrade the stock from Underperform to Mkt Perform. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 27-Jul-16, Morgan Stanley took an action “Downgrade” from Overweight to Equal-Weight. On 27-Jul-16, the stock was Upgrade to Neutral by Citigroup.