Head to Head Comparison: Vishay Intertechnology (VSH) & Its Rivals

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE: VSH) is one of 104 public companies in the “Semiconductors” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Vishay Intertechnology to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Vishay Intertechnology pays an annual dividend of $0.25 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Vishay Intertechnology pays out 49.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.4% and pay out 58.3% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Volatility and Risk

Vishay Intertechnology has a beta of 1.24, meaning that its share price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Vishay Intertechnology’s rivals have a beta of 1.07, meaning that their average share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Vishay Intertechnology and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vishay Intertechnology 3.34% 9.89% 5.19%
Vishay Intertechnology Competitors -46.19% 1.37% 0.86%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Vishay Intertechnology and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Vishay Intertechnology $2.41 billion $406.14 million 41.96
Vishay Intertechnology Competitors $4.29 billion $1.35 billion 81.88

Vishay Intertechnology’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Vishay Intertechnology. Vishay Intertechnology is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Vishay Intertechnology and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vishay Intertechnology 0 1 0 0 2.00
Vishay Intertechnology Competitors 910 4730 8612 358 2.58

Vishay Intertechnology presently has a consensus price target of $17.00, indicating a potential downside of 20.56%. As a group, “Semiconductors” companies have a potential upside of 9.65%. Given Vishay Intertechnology’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Vishay Intertechnology has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

65.3% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by institutional investors. 7.9% of Vishay Intertechnology shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 6.7% of shares of all “Semiconductors” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Vishay Intertechnology rivals beat Vishay Intertechnology on 9 of the 15 factors compared.

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. Diodes segment’s products include rectifiers, small signal diodes, protection diodes, thyristors/silicon-controlled rectifiers (SCRs) and power modules. Optoelectronic Components segment includes infrared (IR) emitters and detectors, IR remote control receivers, optocouplers, solid-state relays, optical sensors, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), 7-segment displays and IR data transceiver modules (IrDA). Resistors and Inductors segment manufactures various types of fixed resistors, both in discrete and network forms, as well as various variable types. Capacitors segment manufactures products based on capacitor technologies.

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