Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.34 Per Share

Equities research analysts predict that Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) will announce $0.34 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for Vishay Intertechnology’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.35 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.32. Vishay Intertechnology posted earnings per share of $0.54 in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a negative year-over-year growth rate of 37%. The business is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, July 30th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Vishay Intertechnology will report full year earnings of $1.42 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.33 to $1.51. For the next year, analysts forecast that the business will post earnings of $1.45 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.29 to $1.63. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that follow Vishay Intertechnology.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 9th. The semiconductor company reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.50 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $745.16 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $754.26 million. Vishay Intertechnology had a return on equity of 23.80% and a net margin of 11.72%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.40 EPS.

VSH has been the subject of a number of research reports. Cowen initiated coverage on shares of Littelfuse in a research report on Tuesday, May 21st. They set an “outperform” rating and a $210.00 price target for the company. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Vistra Energy from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 price target for the company in a research report on Saturday, July 13th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Zumiez from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, May 13th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Vishay Intertechnology has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $22.20.

Shares of VSH stock traded down $0.02 on Friday, reaching $16.02. 759,888 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 991,610. The stock has a market cap of $2.31 billion, a PE ratio of 7.56, a P/E/G ratio of 1.23 and a beta of 1.54. The company has a current ratio of 3.09, a quick ratio of 2.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.40. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $15.89. Vishay Intertechnology has a 1-year low of $15.06 and a 1-year high of $26.15.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 27th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 13th were given a $0.095 dividend. This is a boost from Vishay Intertechnology’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.09. This represents a $0.38 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.37%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, June 12th. Vishay Intertechnology’s dividend payout ratio is presently 17.92%.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Meeder Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology in the 1st quarter valued at about $37,000. Strs Ohio raised its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 8.2% in the 1st quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 9,200 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $169,000 after purchasing an additional 700 shares in the last quarter. CWM Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology in the 2nd quarter valued at about $175,000. Stifel Financial Corp acquired a new stake in Vishay Intertechnology during the fourth quarter worth about $214,000. Finally, Cerebellum GP LLC raised its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 620.4% during the first quarter. Cerebellum GP LLC now owns 11,858 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $219,000 after acquiring an additional 10,212 shares during the period. 90.84% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Vishay Intertechnology

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc manufactures and supplies discrete semiconductors and passive components in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors (MOSFETs) segment offers low- and medium-voltage TrenchFET MOSFETs, high-voltage planar MOSFETs, high voltage super junction MOSFETs, power integrated circuits, and integrated function power devices.

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