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LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION ANNOUNCES A TWO-FOR-ONE STOCK SPLIT AND QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

 LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION ANNOUNCES A TWO-FOR-ONE STOCK SPLIT
 AND QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND
 MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Linear Technology Corporation (NASDAQ: LLTC), announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a two-for-one split of its common stock, subject to shareholder approval of a proposed increase in the company's authorized Common Stock at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on Oct. 28, 1992. Shareholders of record on Nov. 3, 1992, will be issued certificates reflecting the additional shares. These certificates will be distributed on Nov. 24, 1992. The stock split will increase the number of shares of common stock outstanding from approximately 17,500,000 shares to approximately 35,000,000 shares.
 The company also announced its intention to implement a program to pay quarterly cash dividends of 5 cents per share (on a post-split basis), based on quarterly financial performance. The initial dividend will be paid on Dec. 11, 1992, to shareholders of record as of Nov. 25, 1992.
 Robert H. Swanson, president and CEO, stated that the board of directors authorized the stock split and the cash dividend with the intention of benefiting the shareholders by obtaining wider distribution and improving the marketability of the common stock.
 Linear Technology Corp. was founded in 1981 as a manufacturer of high-performance linear integrated circuits. Linear Technology products include operational, instrumentation and audio amplifiers; voltage regulators, references, comparators and converters; switched-capacitor filters; communications interface circuits; one-chip data acquisition systems; pulse-width modulators and sample-and-hold devices. Applications for Linear Technology's high-performance circuits include notebook and desk top computers, computer peripherals, cellular tele- phones, electronic testers, industrial and medical electronic instruments, automotive controls, process controls, factory automation products, and avionics.
 For further information contact Paul Coghlan at Linear Technology Corp., 1630 McCarthy Blvd., Milpitas, CA 95035-7487, 408-432-1900.
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 /CONTACT: Paul Coghlin of Linear Technology, 408-432-1900/
 (LLTC) CO: Linear Technology Corp. ST: California IN: CPR SU: DIV


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