Analysts rate Analog Devices Inc.(ADI:NSD)with a consensus Buy rating, Target $184

by: Gillian Lawrence
Analog Devices stock

Analog Devices Inc Stock Analysis:

Analysts rate Analog Devices Inc. with a consensus Buy rating and a 12-month average target price of $184.17 per share.

Yesterday Cowen raised the target price to $190 from $180 on the company’s stock and maintained the Outperform rating.

Deutsche Bank Capital maintained the Hold rating on Analog Devices Inc, and raised the target price to $170 from $155 per share.

Based on the stock predictions made for Analog Devices Inc by 18 analysts, the company’s average 12-month target price is expected to be USD 184.17. The average analyst rating for Analog Devices Inc. is Buy. Stock Analog Devices Inc.’s stock analysis by Target Advisor, which is based on 6 positive signals and 7 negative signals, is Neutral. The stock price of Analog Devices Inc. was USD 169.20 at the most recent closing. The stock price of Analog Devices Inc. changed by +4.92% over the previous week, +15.42% over the previous month, and -7.26% over the previous year.

Fundamental Stock Analysis:

Positive Fundamentals:

High market capitalization is something we like.
This organization is among the top quartile and is one of the biggest in its industry. These businesses are typically more reliable.

Superior returns on risk.
In the top quartile, this stock has outperformed its sector rivals on a risk-adjusted basis over the course of at least a 12-month holding period.

Low turbulence.
For a hold duration of at least 12 months, the stock’s yearly returns have been stable and constant when compared to peers in its industry, and they are in the top quartile. Although stability is desirable, it can also restrict returns.

A healthy cash flow.
The last four quarters saw positive total cash flow for the organization.

A favourable free cash flow.
The last four quarters saw the company generate positive total free cash flow.

Superior growth in revenue.
Compared to its industry, this stock’s revenue growth over the previous five years has been in the top quartile.

Negative Fundamentals:

Dividend returns that are below average.
In comparison to its competitors, the company’s average income yield during the past five years has been low. If you are not seeking for work, it is not an issue.

Excessive in comparison to wages.
The stock is trading above the sector median and at a premium to its peers in terms of price to earnings.

Overpriced based on cash flow.
On a price to cash flow ratio, the stock is trading at a premium to that of its competitors. Its pricing is higher than the sector median.

Low equity return.
In comparison to its peers, the management of the company has produced a lower-than-average return on equity during the past four quarters.

Inadequate capitalization.
In comparison to its peers, the management of the company produced a lower median return on invested capital during the past four quarters.

Poor asset return.
In comparison to its peers, the management of the company produced a lower median return on assets during the past four quarters.

Priced excessively based on free cash flow.
On a price to free cash flow basis, the stock is trading at a premium to that of its competitors. Its pricing is higher than the sector median.

Conclusion of Analysis:

 The fundamental analysis for Analog Devices Inc. stock is Neutral with a  score of 4.6 out of 10.
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