BidaskClub cut shares of Vicor (NASDAQ:VICR) from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report report published on Friday, BidAskClub reports.

A number of other research analysts also recently issued reports on VICR. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Vicor from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $36.00 target price for the company in a research report on Saturday, June 15th. ValuEngine cut shares of Vicor from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Saturday, March 30th. CJS Securities started coverage on shares of Vicor in a report on Monday, June 10th. They issued a buy rating and a $40.00 price objective for the company. Northland Securities started coverage on shares of Vicor in a report on Wednesday, April 10th. They issued an outperform rating and a $36.00 price objective for the company. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of Vicor from a b- rating to a c+ rating in a report on Monday, February 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Vicor currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $38.33.

NASDAQ VICR opened at $29.75 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $1.20 billion, a P/E ratio of 38.14 and a beta of 0.79. Vicor has a 1 year low of $28.75 and a 1 year high of $64.50.

Vicor (NASDAQ:VICR) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, April 23rd. The electronics maker reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company had revenue of $65.73 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $61.00 million. Vicor had a net margin of 10.99% and a return on equity of 18.08%. Equities analysts anticipate that Vicor will post 0.55 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other Vicor news, Director H Allen Henderson sold 5,000 shares of Vicor stock in a transaction on Friday, April 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.56, for a total value of $182,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 5,219 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $190,806.64. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Insiders sold 11,886 shares of company stock valued at $433,014 in the last ninety days. 37.40% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Pearl River Capital LLC purchased a new position in Vicor in the fourth quarter valued at $26,000. Neuburgh Advisers LLC increased its holdings in Vicor by 115.8% in the fourth quarter. Neuburgh Advisers LLC now owns 1,968 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $74,000 after buying an additional 1,056 shares in the last quarter. Quantamental Technologies LLC increased its stake in shares of Vicor by 44.9% during the first quarter. Quantamental Technologies LLC now owns 2,881 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $89,000 after purchasing an additional 893 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its stake in shares of Vicor by 1,714.3% during the first quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 3,810 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $118,000 after purchasing an additional 3,600 shares in the last quarter. Finally, LS Investment Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Vicor by 6.6% during the 1st quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 4,583 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $142,000 after purchasing an additional 285 shares during the last quarter. 28.80% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Vicor

Vicor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets modular power components and power systems for converting electrical power worldwide. It operates through Brick Business Unit, VI Chip, and Picor segments. The company offers a range of brick-format DC-DC converters and configurable products; complementary components; and input and output voltage, and output power products, as well as electrical and mechanical accessories.

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