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After spending the better part of the past year at a four-star rank, more top-performing CAPS members have been coming to the bullish side of Linear Technology
With the worst of the recession apparently behind us, and an improving tech environment that's seen as increasing business for companies like Broadcom
The company, which has its technologies in products like Apple
With growing strength in many of its end markets, Linear expects further revenue growth in its third quarter. The company has consistently pulled in positive free cash flow and many CAPS members like the solid dividend that Linear pays. In fact, the company just raised its dividend for the 18th consecutive year. With more margin expansion expected and a turnaround that has, so far, provided an uptick in demand, many CAPS members like the outlook for the chip maker.
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Fool contributor Dave Mock could use a big upgrade on his footwear, at least to some sneakers with fewer holes in the soles. He owns no shares of companies mentioned here. Apple and Linear Technology are Stock Advisor picks. The Fool's disclosure policy is poetry on ice when it skates.