Shares of Vishay Intertechnology Inc. (NYSE:VSH) rose 1.7% on Wednesday . The stock traded as high as $13.67 and last traded at $13.64, with a volume of 380,434 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $13.41.

VSH has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $14.00 price objective for the company in a report on Friday, May 6th. Argus restated a “buy” rating on shares of Vishay Intertechnology in a report on Wednesday, August 10th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $11.83.

The company’s market cap is $2.03 billion. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $12.99 and its 200-day moving average is $12.40.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August 2nd. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.01. The company earned $590 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $586.45 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.20 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down .1% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts expect that Vishay Intertechnology Inc. will post $0.88 EPS for the current fiscal year.

An institutional investor recently bought a new position in Vishay Intertechnology stock. Calvert Investment Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology Inc. (NYSE:VSH) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund bought 108,499 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,307,000. Calvert Investment Management Inc. owned approximately 0.07% of Vishay Intertechnology as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

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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