Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC lessened its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) by 8.9% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 451,255 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 43,890 shares during the period. Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC owned about 0.31% of Vishay Intertechnology worth $9,364,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in VSH. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank lifted its position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 35.6% during the 4th quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 9,220 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $191,000 after acquiring an additional 2,420 shares during the last quarter. JOYN Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in Vishay Intertechnology during the 4th quarter valued at $236,000. Koch Industries Inc. acquired a new stake in Vishay Intertechnology during the 4th quarter valued at $249,000. BlueCrest Capital Management Ltd acquired a new stake in Vishay Intertechnology during the 4th quarter valued at $293,000. Finally, Virtu Financial LLC acquired a new stake in Vishay Intertechnology during the 4th quarter valued at $305,000.
Shares of Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE VSH) opened at $19.40 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a quick ratio of 3.11 and a current ratio of 3.88. Vishay Intertechnology has a one year low of $15.40 and a one year high of $23.85. The stock has a market cap of $2,800.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.76, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.62 and a beta of 1.32.
Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The semiconductor company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.39 by ($0.02). Vishay Intertechnology had a negative net margin of 0.78% and a positive return on equity of 14.07%. The firm had revenue of $674.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $677.51 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.18 earnings per share. Vishay Intertechnology’s revenue for the quarter was up 18.2% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that Vishay Intertechnology will post 1.57 earnings per share for the current year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 29th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.0675 per share. This represents a $0.27 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.39%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 13th. Vishay Intertechnology’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 19.15%.
Several analysts have issued reports on VSH shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd. TheStreet downgraded shares of Vishay Intertechnology from an “a-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 6th. 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. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $22.00.
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Vishay Intertechnology 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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