Analog Devices Increases Cash Dividend to $0.34 from $0.30 Per Share

  Analog Devices Increases Cash Dividend to $0.34 from $0.30 Per Share

Business Wire

NORWOOD, Mass. -- February 19, 2013

Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) today announced that its Board of Directors
has approved a 13 percent increase in its regular quarterly dividend to $0.34
per outstanding share of common stock.

“At ADI, dividends are an important vehicle to raise returns to our
shareholders. Our continuing strong operating performance and cash flow have
facilitated a solid record of increasing dividends over the past ten years,”
said Jerald G. Fishman, CEO.

Since the first dividend was paid in December 2003, ADI has paid a cash
dividend to shareholders every quarter. The Company has increased its dividend
ten times, and has paid a total of $2.05 billion in dividends to shareholders
over that period.

The increase is effective with the dividend payable on March 12, 2013 to
shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 1, 2013. The
payment of any future quarterly dividends will be at the discretion of the
Board and will be dependent upon ADI’s financial position, results of
operations, outlook, liquidity, and other factors deemed relevant by the

About Analog Devices
Innovation, performance, and excellence are the cultural pillars on which
Analog Devices has built one of the longest standing, highest growth companies
within the technology sector. Acknowledged industry-wide as the world leader
in data conversion and signal conditioning technology, Analog Devices serves
over 60,000 customers, representing virtually all types of electronic
equipment. Analog Devices is headquartered in Norwood, Massachusetts, with
design and manufacturing facilities throughout the world. Analog Devices'
common stock is included in the S&P 500 Index.


Analog Devices, Inc.
Mr. Ali Husain, 781-461-3282
Director of Investor Relations
781-461-3491 (fax)
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