AMP Capital Investors Ltd Acquires 4,800 Shares of Vishay Intertechnology (VSH)

AMP Capital Investors Ltd raised its holdings in Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) by 13.0% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 41,700 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,800 shares during the quarter. AMP Capital Investors Ltd’s holdings in Vishay Intertechnology were worth $784,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Fox Run Management L.L.C. acquired a new position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology during the third quarter worth about $934,000. Prudential Financial Inc. increased its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 18.9% during the second quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 1,514,638 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $25,143,000 after acquiring an additional 240,710 shares during the period. Systematic Financial Management LP increased its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 21.1% during the second quarter. Systematic Financial Management LP now owns 1,234,992 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $20,501,000 after acquiring an additional 215,039 shares during the period. State Street Corp increased its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 6.5% during the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 4,824,475 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $80,084,000 after acquiring an additional 295,455 shares during the period. Finally, Arizona State Retirement System increased its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 1.4% during the second quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 56,500 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $938,000 after acquiring an additional 800 shares during the period.

In other Vishay Intertechnology news, CEO Gerald Paul sold 50,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.37, for a total value of $1,068,500.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 162,986 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,483,010.82. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Abraham Ludomirski sold 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.79, for a total transaction of $435,800.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 86,232 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,878,995.28. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 7.91% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Several research analysts have weighed in on VSH shares. Stifel Nicolaus upped their target price on shares of Vishay Intertechnology from $18.00 to $20.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. Finally, Citigroup upped their target price on shares of Vishay Intertechnology from $16.00 to $19.00 and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.33.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) opened at $21.70 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 4.33, a quick ratio of 3.44 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38. Vishay Intertechnology has a 1 year low of $15.35 and a 1 year high of $23.45. The firm has a market cap of $3,204.67, a PE ratio of 17.58, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.75 and a beta of 1.19.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The semiconductor company reported $0.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.05. Vishay Intertechnology had a net margin of 4.34% and a return on equity of 11.77%. The company had revenue of $677.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $660.32 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.25 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 14.5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Vishay Intertechnology will post 1.41 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 7th were issued a $0.0675 dividend. This represents a $0.27 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, December 6th. This is an increase from Vishay Intertechnology’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. Vishay Intertechnology’s dividend payout ratio is 39.71%.

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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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