Analog Devices (ADI) Achieves $2.5B Revenue in Fiscal Q1 2024
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Analog Devices (ADI) Achieves $2.5B Revenue in Fiscal Q1 2024

Analog Devices, Inc. reported strong fiscal first quarter 2024 results, with over $2.5 billion in revenue.
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Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI), a global leader in semiconductors, reported a commendable fiscal first quarter for 2024, navigating through challenging macroeconomic conditions to exceed mid-point expectations in revenue and profitability. The company announced a revenue of over $2.5 billion, marking a significant achievement, particularly in the automotive sector, which continued to grow.

This period also saw ADI generating an impressive operating cash flow of $4.6 billion and free cash flow of $3.2 billion on a trailing twelve-month basis. Additionally, the firm demonstrated its commitment to shareholders by returning over $600 million through dividends and repurchases within the quarter, alongside a 7% increase in quarterly dividends, marking the twentieth consecutive year of dividend growth.

Analog Devices Outperforms Expectations in Fiscal Q1

Comparatively, ADI’s performance against expectations paints a picture of resilience and strategic agility. Analysts had set the bar with expectations of an EPS of $1.71 and revenue projections at $2.5 billion for the quarter. The company’s reported revenue aligns closely with these projections, highlighting its ability to meet and slightly exceed market expectations even amidst economic headwinds.

Guidance

Looking forward, ADI has provided guidance for the second quarter of fiscal 2024, projecting revenue of $2.10 billion, plus or minus $100 million. This forecast reflects a cautious yet optimistic outlook, considering the ongoing customer inventory rationalization and expected easing in the subsequent quarter. The company anticipates reported operating margins of approximately 15.1%, plus or minus 200 basis points, and an adjusted operating margin of around 37.0%, plus or minus 100 basis points. Moreover, the planned reported EPS is set to be $0.46, plus or minus $0.10, with an adjusted EPS of $1.26, plus or minus $0.10, demonstrating ADI’s strategic planning in navigating future uncertainties.

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