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

Tue Feb 19, 2013 4:01pm EST

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NORWOOD, Mass.--(Business Wire)--
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

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 Board. 

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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