Aperio Group LLC lifted its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) by 17.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 56,790 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after acquiring an additional 8,520 shares during the quarter. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in Vishay Intertechnology were worth $1,068,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 9.7% during the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 6,800 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $113,000 after acquiring an additional 600 shares in the last quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 65.1% during the 2nd quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 8,090 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $134,000 after acquiring an additional 3,190 shares in the last quarter. Shelton Capital Management bought a new stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology during the 2nd quarter worth about $169,000. LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 17.9% during the 2nd quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 10,513 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $175,000 after purchasing an additional 1,595 shares during the period. Finally, Oakbrook Investments LLC bought a new stake in Vishay Intertechnology during the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $192,000.
In other Vishay Intertechnology news, Director Abraham Ludomirski sold 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.79, for a total value of $435,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 86,232 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,878,995.28. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, CEO Gerald Paul sold 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.37, for a total value of $1,068,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 162,986 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,483,010.82. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 7.91% of the company’s stock.
Shares of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE VSH) traded down $0.65 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $21.05. The company had a trading volume of 1,310,224 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,286,291. Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has a 1 year low of $14.95 and a 1 year high of $23.45. The company has a market cap of $3,189.97, a P/E ratio of 17.50, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.75 and a beta of 1.19. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a quick ratio of 3.44 and a current ratio of 4.33.
Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The semiconductor company reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $677.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $660.32 million. Vishay Intertechnology had a return on equity of 11.77% and a net margin of 4.34%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.25 EPS. research analysts predict that Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. will post 1.4 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 7th will be issued a $0.0675 dividend. This is a boost from Vishay Intertechnology’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 6th. This represents a $0.27 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.28%. Vishay Intertechnology’s dividend payout ratio is 36.77%.
VSH has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $22.00 target price for the company in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. Citigroup increased their target price on Vishay Intertechnology from $16.00 to $19.00 and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Stifel Nicolaus restated a “hold” rating and set a $17.00 target price on shares of Vishay Intertechnology in a research note on Monday, August 14th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $20.33.
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About Vishay Intertechnology
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc is a global manufacturer and supplier of discrete semiconductors and passive components. The Company operates through five product segments: MOSFETs, Diodes, Optoelectronic Components, Resistors & Inductors and Capacitors. MOSFETs segment offers low-voltage TrenchFET MOSFETs and high-voltage MOSFETs.
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