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Linear Technology Corporation
Type
Subsidiary
Founded 1981
Founder Robert H. Swanson, Jr.
Robert C. Dobkin
Headquarters Milpitas, California, USA
Number of locations
12 (10 U.S. design centers, Munich and Singapore)
Key people
Lothar Maier (CEO), Robert H. Swanson, Jr. (Chairman), Robert C. Dobkin (CTO)
Products Over 7500 products
Revenue
  • Increase US$1,475 million (2015)
  • Increase US$1,388 million (2014)
Operating income
  • Increase US$682 million (2015)
  • Increase US$639 million (2014)
Net income
  • Increase US$520 million (2015)
  • Increase US$459 million (2014)
Total assets
  • Increase US$1,884 million (2015)
  • Decrease US$1,655 million (2014)
Total equity
  • Increase US$1,577 million (2015)
  • Increase US$1,331 million (2014)
Number of employees
4,865 (June 2015)
Parent Analog Devices
Website http://www.linear.com

Linear Technology Corporation designs, manufactures and markets a broad line of standard high performance analog integrated circuits. Applications for the company's products include telecommunications, cellular telephones, networking products, notebook and desktop computers, video/multimedia, industrial instrumentation, automotive electronics, factory automation, process control, military and space systems.

The company was founded in 1981 by Robert H. Swanson, Jr. and Robert C. Dobkin. In August 2010, Forbes called the company "one of the tech industry's most profitable companies".

In July 2016 Analog Devices agreed to buy Linear Technology for 14.8 billion dollars. This acquisition was finalized on March 10, 2017.

As of August 2010, the company makes over 7500 products, which they organize into seven product categories: data conversion (analog to digital converters, digital to analog converters), signal conditioning (operational amplifiers, comparators, voltage references), power management (switching regulators, linear regulators, battery management, led drivers), interface (RS232, RS485), radio frequency (mixers, quadrature modulators), oscillators, and space and military ICs.

The company maintains LTspice, a freely downloadable version of SPICE that includes schematic capture.

Corporate headquarters are in Milpitas, California. In the United States, the company has design centers in Phoenix, Arizona; Grass Valley, California; Santa Barbara, California; Colorado Springs, Colorado; North Chelmsford, Massachusetts; Manchester, New Hampshire; Cary, North Carolina; Plano, Texas; and Burlington, Vermont. It also has centers in Munich and Singapore.

The company's wafer fabrication facilities are located in Camas, Washington and Milpitas, California.

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Dividends reinvested
Linear Technology Corporation LLTC report Q2 2017
Period
Date
Adjusted Actuals EPS
GAAP EPS
Q4 2017
2017-07-24
--
--
Q3 2017
2017-04-18
--
--
Q2 2017
2017-01-17
0.5400
0.5000
Q1 2017
2016-10-18
0.5300
0.4700
Q4 2016
2016-07-26
0.5400
0.5400
Q3 2016
2016-04-19
0.5200
0.5200
Q2 2016
2016-01-19
0.5000
0.5000
Q1 2016
2015-10-13
0.4600
0.4600
Q4 2015
2015-07-21
0.5400
0.5400
Q3 2015
2015-04-14
0.5500
0.5500
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