Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) by 33.2% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 911,219 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after buying an additional 227,261 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley’s holdings in Lattice Semiconductor Corporation were worth $6,306,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Principal Financial Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation by 2.3% in the first quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 22,916 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $159,000 after buying an additional 510 shares during the period. First Interstate Bank increased its stake in shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation by 1.7% in the first quarter. First Interstate Bank now owns 30,453 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $211,000 after buying an additional 500 shares during the period. Karp Capital Management Corp bought a new stake in shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation during the first quarter valued at approximately $235,000. Boston Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation by 67.9% in the first quarter. Boston Advisors LLC now owns 70,420 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $487,000 after buying an additional 28,475 shares during the period. Finally, American International Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation by 7.1% in the first quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 73,876 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $511,000 after buying an additional 4,877 shares during the period. 86.62% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ LSCC) traded down 1.19% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $6.63. 210,190 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company’s market cap is $810.05 million. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation has a 12 month low of $5.63 and a 12 month high of $7.99. The company has a 50 day moving average of $6.72 and a 200 day moving average of $6.90.

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The semiconductor company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.07 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $104.59 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $106.30 million. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation had a positive return on equity of 3.72% and a negative net margin of 9.57%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted ($0.01) earnings per share. Analysts expect that Lattice Semiconductor Corporation will post $0.32 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “hold” rating and set a $8.30 target price on shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation in a report on Thursday, April 27th.

In other Lattice Semiconductor Corporation news, Director Robin Ann Abrams sold 9,091 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.00, for a total transaction of $63,637.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 82,035 shares in the company, valued at approximately $574,245. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 2.79% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

About Lattice Semiconductor Corporation

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation is a United States-based company, which develops semiconductor technologies that it monetizes through products, solutions and licenses. The Company operates through two segments: the core Lattice (Core) business, which includes intellectual property (IP) and semiconductor devices, and Qterics, a discrete software-as-a-service business unit in the Lattice legal entity structure.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC)

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