Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 6, 2020

Analog Devices, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Massachusetts 1-7819 04-2348234
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

One Analog Way Wilmington, MA 01887
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (781) 329-4700  

Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Title of each class Trading
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Common Stock $0.16 2/3 par value per share ADI Nasdaq Global Select Market

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Item 8.01. Other Events.
Analog Devices, Inc. (the “Company”) will reinstate its share purchase program (the “Repurchase Program”) beginning on November 9, 2020. The Company previously disclosed that it had temporarily suspended the Repurchase Program beginning in March 2020 as a result of the global macroeconomic environment, and subsequently continued the suspension given the Company’s proposed acquisition of Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. Under the Repurchase Program, the Company may repurchase outstanding shares of its common stock from time to time on the open market or through privately negotiated transactions. The timing and number of shares repurchased is subject to the discretion of Company management.
At the time the Repurchase Program was suspended, the Company had repurchased a total of approximately 156.1 million shares of its common stock for approximately $6.3 billion. An additional $1.9 billion remains available for repurchase under the current authorized program.

Item 9.01.     Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d)  Exhibits
Exhibit No. Description
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101.CAL    Inline XBRL Calculation Linkbase Document.**
101.LAB    Inline XBRL Labels Linkbase Document.**
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101.DEF    Inline XBRL Definition Linkbase Document.**
104 Cover page Interactive Data File (formatted as inline XBRL with applicable taxonomy extension information contained in Exhibits 101).
**    Submitted electronically herewith.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: November 6, 2020 ANALOG DEVICES, INC.
  By:   /s/ Prashanth Mahendra-Rajah  
    Prashanth Mahendra-Rajah  
    Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer