State of Wisconsin Investment Board raised its holdings in Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) by 67.2% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 1,549,462 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 622,862 shares during the quarter. State of Wisconsin Investment Board owned approximately 1.26% of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation worth $8,073,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its position in shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation by 2.3% during the first quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 22,916 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $159,000 after acquiring an additional 510 shares during the last quarter. Amalgamated Bank raised its position in shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation by 7.5% during the second quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 15,815 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $105,000 after acquiring an additional 1,102 shares during the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc raised its position in shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation by 2.7% during the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 43,266 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $288,000 after acquiring an additional 1,148 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its position in shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation by 3.3% during the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 96,271 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $641,000 after acquiring an additional 3,086 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its position in shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation by 0.7% during the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 498,295 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $3,317,000 after acquiring an additional 3,316 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 87.17% of the company’s stock.

In related news, VP Byron Wayne Milstead sold 16,082 shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation stock in a transaction on Friday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.45, for a total transaction of $103,728.90. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 21,173 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $136,565.85. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 2.79% of the stock is owned by insiders.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Lattice Semiconductor Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $7.00 target price on shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation in a research report on Friday, November 10th. ValuEngine downgraded Lattice Semiconductor Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, September 18th. Robert W. Baird restated a “hold” rating and set a $8.00 target price on shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation in a research report on Sunday, September 17th. Finally, Craig Hallum restated a “hold” rating and set a $6.00 target price (down previously from $8.30) on shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation in a research report on Thursday, September 14th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $7.00.

Shares of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) opened at $6.28 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.28, a quick ratio of 1.60 and a current ratio of 2.20. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation has a 52 week low of $5.05 and a 52 week high of $7.70. The company has a market capitalization of $766.10, a price-to-earnings ratio of 70.89, a P/E/G ratio of 7.97 and a beta of 1.58.

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The semiconductor company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of ($0.01) by $0.05. Lattice Semiconductor Corporation had a positive return on equity of 4.39% and a negative net margin of 17.49%. The business had revenue of $91.97 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $92.00 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.05 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that Lattice Semiconductor Corporation will post 0.05 EPS for the current year.

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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.

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

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