Vishay Intertechnology (VSH) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages
Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) has received an average recommendation of “Hold” from the six ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have assigned a hold recommendation and one has issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $19.50.
Several research analysts recently commented on VSH shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd. TheStreet cut Vishay Intertechnology from an “a-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 6th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and set a $20.00 target price (down from $23.00) on shares of Vishay Intertechnology in a research note on Wednesday, February 7th.
Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE VSH) opened at $18.50 on Monday. Vishay Intertechnology has a one year low of $15.40 and a one year high of $23.85. The company has a market capitalization of $2,665.92, a price-to-earnings ratio of -84.09, a P/E/G ratio of 2.41 and a beta of 1.33. The company has a current ratio of 3.88, a quick ratio of 3.11 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 29th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.0675 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 13th. This represents a $0.27 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.46%. Vishay Intertechnology’s payout ratio is -122.72%.
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its holdings in Vishay Intertechnology by 35.6% during the 4th quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 9,220 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $191,000 after buying an additional 2,420 shares during the last quarter. Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky lifted its holdings in Vishay Intertechnology by 8.5% during the 3rd quarter. Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky now owns 31,780 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $597,000 after buying an additional 2,500 shares during the last quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC lifted its holdings in Vishay Intertechnology by 10.4% during the 4th quarter. Wedge Capital Management L L P NC now owns 29,290 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $608,000 after buying an additional 2,750 shares during the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC lifted its holdings in Vishay Intertechnology by 5.0% during the 4th quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 59,644 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $1,238,000 after buying an additional 2,854 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bessemer Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Vishay Intertechnology by 10.7% during the 4th quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 31,100 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $645,000 after buying an additional 3,000 shares during the last quarter.
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Vishay Intertechnology Company Profile
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc is a global manufacturer and supplier of discrete semiconductors and passive components. The Company operates through five product segments: MOSFETs, Diodes, Optoelectronic Components, Resistors & Inductors and Capacitors. MOSFETs segment offers low-voltage TrenchFET MOSFETs and high-voltage MOSFETs.
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