Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) Reaches New 12-Month Low at $15.04

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) reached a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $15.04 and last traded at $15.07, with a volume of 17208 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $15.31.

Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $17.00 price target for the company. in a research report on Saturday, July 13th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 1st. Finally, Cowen assumed coverage on shares of Vishay Intertechnology in a research report on Tuesday, May 21st. They set a “market perform” rating and a $17.00 price target for the company.

The firm’s 50-day simple moving average is $16.27 and its 200-day simple moving average is $18.27. The company has a quick ratio of 2.51, a current ratio of 3.41 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.27 billion, a PE ratio of 7.13, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.34 and a beta of 1.53.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 30th. The semiconductor company reported $0.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.01. Vishay Intertechnology had a net margin of 10.05% and a return on equity of 21.03%. The business had revenue of $685.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $685.76 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.54 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was down 10.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Vishay Intertechnology will post 1.29 earnings per share for the current year.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund boosted its holdings in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 1.3% during the first quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 52,870 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $977,000 after purchasing an additional 689 shares during the period. Strs Ohio boosted its holdings in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 8.2% during the first quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 9,200 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $169,000 after purchasing an additional 700 shares during the period. Empirical Finance LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 1.1% during the second quarter. Empirical Finance LLC now owns 70,326 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $1,162,000 after purchasing an additional 782 shares during the period. CIBC World Markets Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 2.2% during the first quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. now owns 48,703 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $900,000 after purchasing an additional 1,047 shares during the period. Finally, Arizona State Retirement System boosted its holdings in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 1.2% during the second quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 96,048 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $1,587,000 after purchasing an additional 1,106 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 90.53% of the company’s stock.

About Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH)

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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