Blenheim Capital Management BV bought a new stake in Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 19,914 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $323,000.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. boosted its position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 1.4% in the third quarter. First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. now owns 28,630 shares of the company’s stock valued at $403,000 after buying an additional 384 shares during the last quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 5.7% in the third quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 8,579 shares of the company’s stock valued at $121,000 after buying an additional 465 shares during the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 4.1% in the fourth quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 12,349 shares of the company’s stock valued at $199,000 after buying an additional 490 shares during the last quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan boosted its position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 1.5% in the third quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan now owns 60,870 shares of the company’s stock valued at $858,000 after buying an additional 890 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC boosted its position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 8.7% in the second quarter. Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 13,594 shares of the company’s stock valued at $163,000 after buying an additional 1,090 shares during the last quarter.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH)

Shares of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) traded up 0.37% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $16.25. 722,282 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $16.43 and its 200 day moving average price is $14.91. The company has a market cap of $2.38 billion, a PE ratio of 50.78 and a beta of 1.12. Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has a 52-week low of $11.13 and a 52-week high of $17.00.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 7th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.03. The firm earned $571 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $581.37 million. Vishay Intertechnology had a return on equity of 7.72% and a net margin of 2.10%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.14 EPS. On average, equities research analysts predict that Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. will post $1.02 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, March 29th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 14th will be given a $0.0625 dividend. This represents a $0.25 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.54%. Vishay Intertechnology’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 78.13%.

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Several research analysts recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, February 10th. Stifel Nicolaus cut shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $15.00 target price for the company. in a report on Wednesday, November 9th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 9th.

In other news, insider Marc Zandman sold 27,619 shares of Vishay Intertechnology stock in a transaction on Monday, December 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.97, for a total value of $441,075.43. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 102,719 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,640,422.43. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Ruta Zandman sold 37,417 shares of Vishay Intertechnology stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.06, for a total transaction of $600,917.02. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 7.91% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

About Vishay Intertechnology

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc is a global manufacturer and supplier of discrete semiconductors and passive components. The Company operates through five segments. The MOSFETs segment offers low-voltage TrenchFET MOSFETs and high-voltage MOSFETs. The Diodes segment’s products include rectifiers, small signal diodes, protection diodes, thyristors/silicon-controlled rectifiers (SCRs) and power modules.

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