For 2015 the consensus of the earnings per share of Linear Technology is at profit of 1,99 dollars. Based on this the price/earnings-ratio equals 22,51.
The consensus of the dividends per share is at 1,23 dollars.Consequently the dividend return is around 2,75 percent. On average the stocks in this sector yield a dividend return of around 1,29 percent.
The stocks ASM International, Applied Materials and Lam Research in the sector The semiconductor sector have the most buy recommendations. The 3 most recent recommendations for the semiconductor sector were provided by Morgan Stanley (buy, 50,00 dollars), Nomura Securities (hold, 40,00 dollars) and UBS (sell, 39,00 dollars).
Linear Technology 's book value/price equals 0,14. The semiconductor sector now trades at a Shiller PE of 41.00. The stock now trades at 44,79 dollars. This equals 21 times the 2014's earnings per share.