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How to Buy Analog Devices Stock

Analog Devices Inc

Analog Devices, Inc. designs, manufactures, tests, and markets integrated circuits (ICs), software, and subsystems that leverage analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing technologies.

Analog Devices stock last closed at $178.82, down 0.27% from the previous day, and has increased 10.37% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Semiconductors industry by 0.18 percentage points. Analog Devices stock is currently +33.97% from its 52-week low of $133.48, and -1.39% from its 52-week high of $181.34.

As of Feb 3, 2023, there are 509.3M ADI shares outstanding. The market cap of ADI is $91.07B. In the last 24 hours, 4.01M ADI shares were traded.

How to Buy Analog Devices Stock

Not sure how to invest in Analog Devices stock? Here's how.
  1. Decide where to buy Analog Devices stock: You need to pick a stock brokerage, but don't worry - we've analyzed dozens of online stock brokerages and apps to help you decide where to buy Analog Devices stock.
  2. Open a brokerage account: Sign up for 0% commission trading with the highest-rated brokerage we've selected.
  3. Put funds into your brokerage account: Choose your method of payment and add your info.
  4. Research Analog Devices stock: The Analog Devices ticker symbol is ADI. Is Analog Devices stock a good investment? Should you buy shares of ADI? How do ADI's underlying business fundamentals look? Do top analysts think Analog Devices is a good buy? Why has ADI's stock price moved recently? (Hint: Our stock analysis website can help you evaluate if ADI is a good stock to buy).
  5. Execute your ADI buy order: Decide if you will purchase ADI shares at the current market price or use a limit order to purchase ADI shares at a specific price.
  6. Get the latest news on your ADI position: Create a watchlist to monitor your new investment in Analog Devices shares.

Step 1: Decide where to buy Analog Devices stock

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Step 4: Research Analog Devices stock

Once you have decided on the best place to buy Analog Devices stock, it's critical to evaluate their stock before you buy, so you can wrap your head around the risk as well as the opportunity.

Analog Devices shares at a glance

ADI Price
$178.82
1w %
4.68%
1y %
10.37%
5y %
109.39%
P/E
33.8x
P/B
2.5x
P/S
7.73x
PEG
1.22x
Revenue
$12.01B
Earnings
$2.75B
Fore. Rev. Growth
4.56%
Fore. Earn. Growth
27.79%
Market Cap
$91.07B
Next Earnings
Feb 15, 2023
Next Dividend
N/A

ADI Due Diligence Checks

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You can see all of the due diligence checks on ADI's stock page.

What is the fair value of ADI stock?

You can use a variety of different financial metrics, analyses, models, and charts to gauge ADI's true value.

Using relative valuations methods:

  • ADI could be overvalued based on its P/E ratio of 33.8x, relative to Semiconductors industry P/E ratio of 30.14x
  • ADI could be undervalued based on its P/B ratio of 2.5x, relative to Semiconductors industry P/B ratio of 4.68x
  • ADI may be overvalued based on its PEG ratio of 1.22x

You can access more valuation research on ADI's stock here.

Is ADI a healthy company?

Passed Financial Due Diligence Checks:

  • ADI has a low debt to equity ratio of 0.38.
  • There are more short-term assets than short-term liabilities on the ADI balance sheet.
  • ADI profit margin has gone up from 19% to 22.9% in the past year.
  • Total ADI debt is lower than 5 years ago, relative to shareholder equity.
  • ADI's operating cash flow of $4.48B allows it to safely service it's debt of $6.55B.
  • ADI earnings of $3.30B is not enough to cover its interest payments.

Failed Financial Due Diligence Checks:

  • There are more long-term liabilities than short-term assets on the ADI balance sheet.

Is ADI stock a Buy, Hold, or Sell, according to analysts?

Out of 15 sell side analysts who monitor ADI, the consensus analyst rating on ADI is a Buy

Please keep in mind that analyst ratings are not recommendations, nor are they financial advice.

Latest ADI Analyst Upgrades/Downgrades

William Stein, a top 6% analyst from Truist Securities maintains ADI with a strong buy rating and raises their ADI price target from $214.00 to $215.00, on Jan 23, 2023.

Blayne Curtis, a top 13% analyst from Barclays maintains ADI with a hold rating and raises their ADI price target from $145.00 to $160.00, on Jan 23, 2023.

John Vinh, a top 14% analyst from KeyBanc maintains ADI with a strong buy rating and lowers their ADI price target from $220.00 to $210.00, on Jan 11, 2023.

Christopher Rolland, a top 3% analyst from Susquehanna initiates coverage on ADI with a strong buy rating and announces their ADI price target of $205.00, on Dec 12, 2022.

Ambrish Srivastava, a top 12% analyst from BMO Capital maintains ADI with a buy rating and raises their ADI price target from $190.00 to $195.00, on Nov 23, 2022.

You can dive deeper into what analysts are projecting on the Analog Devices stock forecast page.

ADI Technicals

SMA10
172.37
SMA20
169.71
SMA50
167.86
SMA100
157.55
SMA200
158.4
MACD
2.96
MACD Signal
1.83
MACD Histogram
1.13
RSI
66.65
Stochastic %K
90.88
Stochastic %D
89.81
StochRSI %K
98.35
StochRSI %D
95.73

Is ADI Making Money?

Last year, ADI earnings were $2.75B. Over the last 5 year, ADI's earnings have gone up by 17.92% per year. This was slower than the Semiconductors industry average of 28.52%.

Last year, ADI revenue was $12.01B. Over the last five year, ADI's revenue has grown by 18.02% per year. This was faster than the Semiconductors industry average of 16.88%.

You can research ADI's earnings and revenue performance here.

Who is buying/selling ADI?

Over the last 12 months, insiders at ADI have sold more shares than they have bought.

Tunc Doluca, Director of ADI, was the latest ADI insider to sell. They sold $360,000.00 worth of ADI shares on Feb 2, 2023.

Learn more about who owns ADI shares here.

Can I get consistent income from ADI stock?

Analog Devices pays a dividend of 1.7%, compared to the Semiconductors industry's average dividend yield of 2.95%. If you owned $1,000 of ADI stock, you would have received $17.00 in the past year.

Analog Devices dividend payments have consistently grown over the past decade and have remained stable.

Find more info about Analog Devices dividend yield and history here.

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Step 5: Execute your ADI buy order

You have two main order types:

  • Market order: A market order is an order to buy or sell a stock at the best possible price.
    Market orders are generally fine.
  • Limit order: A limit order allows you to buy or sell a security at a specific price (or better).
    If you want to make sure you're buying or selling at a particular price, use a limit order.

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Step 6: Get the latest news on your ADI position

Now that you own some ADI stock, you'll want to stay up-to-date on your stock purchase.

Add ADI to a watchlist to track the most important metrics related to your ADI stock.

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How to Buy Stock in Analog Devices

To summarize, here are the 6 steps to buy stock in Analog Devices:

  1. Decide where to buy Analog Devices stock
  2. Open a brokerage account
  3. Put funds into your brokerage account
  4. Research Analog Devices stock
  5. Execute your ADI buy order
  6. Get the latest news on your ADI position

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NASDAQ: ADI
$178.82-0.48 (-0.27%)
Updated Feb 3, 2023
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NASDAQ: ADI
$178.82-0.48 (-0.27%)
Updated Feb 3, 2023
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FAQ

How much does it cost to buy one Analog Devices share?

As of Feb 3, 2023, it costs $178.82 to buy one share of Analog Devices stock.

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Is now a good time to buy Analog Devices stock?

According to 15 Wall Street analysts who monitor Analog Devices, their consensus recommendation is to buy Analog Devices stock.

What is the best way to buy Analog Devices stock?

One way to place an order for Analog Devices stock is with a brokerage account.
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