Engineers Gate Manager LP cut its position in Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) by 1.7% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 140,823 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 2,375 shares during the quarter. Engineers Gate Manager LP owned approximately 0.10% of Vishay Intertechnology worth $2,647,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC grew its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter. Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC now owns 23,404 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $290,000 after buying an additional 321 shares during the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 9.7% in the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 6,800 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $113,000 after buying an additional 600 shares during the last quarter. Arizona State Retirement System grew its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 56,500 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $938,000 after buying an additional 800 shares during the last quarter. State Treasurer State of Michigan grew its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 1.5% in the 2nd quarter. State Treasurer State of Michigan now owns 55,252 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $917,000 after buying an additional 800 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Texas Permanent School Fund grew its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 97,868 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $1,625,000 after buying an additional 889 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) traded down $0.33 during trading on Thursday, reaching $21.00. 856,800 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,284,951. The company has a current ratio of 4.33, a quick ratio of 3.44 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38. Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has a 12-month low of $15.35 and a 12-month high of $23.45. The company has a market cap of $3,145.86, a P/E ratio of 17.26, a PEG ratio of 0.74 and a beta of 1.19.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The semiconductor company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.05. Vishay Intertechnology had a net margin of 4.34% and a return on equity of 11.77%. The firm had revenue of $677.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $660.32 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.25 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 14.5% on a year-over-year basis. analysts forecast that Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. will post 1.41 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 7th will be issued a $0.0675 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 6th. This is an increase from Vishay Intertechnology’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. This represents a $0.27 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.29%. Vishay Intertechnology’s dividend payout ratio is 36.77%.

In other Vishay Intertechnology news, Director Abraham Ludomirski sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, October 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.79, for a total value of $435,800.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 86,232 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,878,995.28. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, CEO Gerald Paul sold 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.37, for a total transaction of $1,068,500.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 162,986 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,483,010.82. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 7.91% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

VSH has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $22.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. Citigroup raised their target price on shares of Vishay Intertechnology from $16.00 to $19.00 and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Stifel Nicolaus raised their target price on shares of Vishay Intertechnology from $18.00 to $20.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $20.33.

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About Vishay Intertechnology

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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