Littelfuse (LFUS) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds

Media coverage about Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Littelfuse earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.7878438439661 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Littelfuse (LFUS) traded up $1.53 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $202.59. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 99,317 shares, compared to its average volume of 103,565. The stock has a market cap of $4,590.00, a PE ratio of 29.53, a PEG ratio of 1.64 and a beta of 0.92. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53, a current ratio of 3.36 and a quick ratio of 2.75. Littelfuse has a fifty-two week low of $146.94 and a fifty-two week high of $215.00.

Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The technology company reported $2.12 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.98 by $0.14. The business had revenue of $317.90 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $319.20 million. Littelfuse had a return on equity of 19.62% and a net margin of 13.12%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.87 EPS. equities analysts predict that Littelfuse will post 7.57 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Littelfuse from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. CIBC reiterated a “market perform” rating on shares of Littelfuse in a research report on Friday, October 13th. Oppenheimer cut Littelfuse from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, October 13th. UBS Group cut Littelfuse from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, October 13th. Finally, Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and set a $202.00 price target on shares of Littelfuse in a report on Thursday, October 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. Littelfuse currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $211.25.

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Littelfuse Company Profile

Littelfuse, Inc is a supplier of circuit protection products for the electronics, automotive and industrial markets. The Company operates through three segments. The Electronics segment provides circuit protection components for overcurrent and overvoltage protection, as well as sensor components and modules to manufacturers of a range of electronic products.

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