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Linear Technology

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, ADI

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0.44 (0.71%)

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Linear Technology shareholders approve merger deal with Analog Devices

Linear Technology (LLTC) announced that, based on a preliminary vote tally from Linear Technology's Annual Meeting of Stockholders held earlier today, Linear Technology's stockholders approved the merger agreement under which Analog Devices (ADI) will acquire Linear Technology. Stockholders also approved the election of the seven Linear Technology directors that were nominated for election and other proposals relating to the transaction. Approximately 99% of voting LLTC stockholders cast their votes in favor of the proposal to approve the merger agreement, representing approximately 79% of LLTC's outstanding common stock as of the record date for the Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The final vote results will be reported on a Current Report on Form 8-K that Linear Technology will file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The parties continue to expect the transaction to close in the first half of 2017, subject to receipt of regulatory approvals and satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

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Linear Technology

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ADI

Analog Devices

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0.44 (0.71%)

LLTC Linear Technology
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-0.04 (-0.07%)

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Target $62
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Linear Technology upgraded to Neutral from Sell at UBS
UBS upgraded Linear Technology (LLTC) to Neutral from Sell and raised it price target to $62 from $42 on shares after Analog Devices (ADI) agreed to acquire the company for $46 per share in cash and 0.2321 of a share of Analog Devices common stock per share.
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Analog Devices guidance conservative, says SunTrust
SunTrust analyst William Stein says that Analog Devices (ADI) reported "great results," and provided "conservative" Q3 guidance. He expects the company to raise its guidance next quarter, and predicts that its Q3 EPS will beat expectations in the wake of its acquisition of Linerar Technology (LLTC). Stein keeps an $80 price target and Buy rating on Analog Devices.
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Citi thinks Texas Instruments was other bidder for Linear
Citi analyst Christopher Danely points out that Analog Devices (ADI), in its S-4 registration for the Linear Technology (LLTC) acquisition, revealed a competitive bid for Linear from another party. The analyst believes Texas Instruments (TXN) was the other party since it is the only other analog company with enough size to do an acquisition of Linear's size.
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10/17/16
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Linear Technology downgraded to Perform from Outperform at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Rick Schafer downgraded Linear Technology (LLTC) to Perform citing the company's upcoming merger with Analog Devices (ADI). The analyst sees "no obvious regulatory hurdles."
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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Twitter (TWTR) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Canaccord, to Hold from Buy at Axiom, and to Hold from Buy at Cantor. 2. Southwest (LUV) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan with analyst Jamie Baker saying the company continues to resist industry efforts aimed at improving revenue, like bag fees and fare increases. 3. Globus Medical (GMED) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo, to Market Perform from Outperform at Leerink, and to Hold from Buy at Canaccord. 4. Linear Technology (LLTC) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley. 5. Analog Devices (ADI) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Citi with analyst Christopher Danely saying he views the stock as fairly valued at current levels. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.

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