Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) Stake Boosted by Foundry Partners LLC

Foundry Partners LLC boosted its holdings in Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSHFree Report) by 3.4% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund owned 290,477 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 9,531 shares during the period. Foundry Partners LLC’s holdings in Vishay Intertechnology were worth $7,181,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in VSH. Coppell Advisory Solutions LLC bought a new stake in Vishay Intertechnology during the second quarter worth about $27,000. Fairfield Bush & CO. bought a new stake in Vishay Intertechnology during the first quarter worth about $35,000. Fifth Third Bancorp grew its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 60.9% during the third quarter. Fifth Third Bancorp now owns 1,477 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $37,000 after buying an additional 559 shares during the last quarter. C M Bidwell & Associates Ltd. bought a new stake in Vishay Intertechnology during the second quarter worth about $39,000. Finally, Castleview Partners LLC acquired a new position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology during the second quarter worth approximately $42,000. Institutional investors own 82.60% of the company’s stock.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Separately, StockNews.com lowered shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 26th.

Check Out Our Latest Analysis on VSH

Vishay Intertechnology Price Performance

Shares of VSH stock traded up $0.13 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $22.43. 195,543 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,096,142. Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $20.57 and a fifty-two week high of $30.10. The stock’s fifty day moving average is $22.88 and its two-hundred day moving average is $24.03. The company has a market cap of $3.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.68 and a beta of 1.26. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37, a current ratio of 3.32 and a quick ratio of 2.38.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSHGet Free Report) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 7th. The semiconductor company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.01. Vishay Intertechnology had a net margin of 9.52% and a return on equity of 15.72%. The business had revenue of $785.24 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $787.15 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.69 earnings per share. Vishay Intertechnology’s revenue was down 8.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Sell-side analysts forecast that Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. will post 1.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Vishay Intertechnology Dividend Announcement

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 27th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 13th were issued a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, December 12th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.78%. Vishay Intertechnology’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 17.32%.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other news, Chairman Marc Zandman sold 14,846 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.23, for a total transaction of $330,026.58. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now owns 42,631 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $947,687.13. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 8.02% of the company’s stock.

About Vishay Intertechnology

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Vishay Intertechnology, Inc manufactures and sells discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. It operates in six segments: Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors (MOSFETs), Diodes, Optoelectronic Components, Resistors, Inductors, and Capacitors.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH)

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