Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) Director T J. Chung sold 4,854 shares of Littelfuse stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $207.76, for a total transaction of $1,008,467.04. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 20,193 shares in the company, valued at approximately $4,195,297.68. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink.
Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ LFUS) traded down $0.63 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $208.05. 124,400 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 201,442. Littelfuse, Inc. has a 1 year low of $149.81 and a 1 year high of $226.33. The company has a quick ratio of 2.90, a current ratio of 3.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53. The firm has a market cap of $4,725.61, a price-to-earnings ratio of 40.09, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.03 and a beta of 0.97.
Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 31st. The technology company reported $1.81 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.68 by $0.13. Littelfuse had a net margin of 9.78% and a return on equity of 19.65%. The firm had revenue of $304.85 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $299.88 million. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.57 EPS. The company’s revenue was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts expect that Littelfuse, Inc. will post 8.53 earnings per share for the current year.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 22nd will be paid a $0.37 dividend. This represents a $1.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 21st. Littelfuse’s dividend payout ratio is 28.52%.
A number of equities analysts recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Littelfuse from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. BidaskClub lowered shares of Littelfuse from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $230.00 price objective on shares of Littelfuse in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Oppenheimer reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Littelfuse in a research note on Wednesday, November 1st. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $211.25.
A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Ashford Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Littelfuse by 0.7% during the 4th quarter. Ashford Capital Management Inc. now owns 72,090 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $14,261,000 after buying an additional 500 shares during the period. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Littelfuse during the 4th quarter valued at $4,802,000. Gotham Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Littelfuse by 393.6% during the 4th quarter. Gotham Asset Management LLC now owns 17,522 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $3,466,000 after buying an additional 13,972 shares during the period. BB&T Securities LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Littelfuse during the 4th quarter valued at $349,000. Finally, Westwood Holdings Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Littelfuse by 60.3% during the 4th quarter. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. now owns 332,568 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $65,788,000 after buying an additional 125,145 shares during the period. 99.17% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
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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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