Analysts expect Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) to post sales of $665.00 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Two analysts have issued estimates for Vishay Intertechnology’s earnings. Vishay Intertechnology reported sales of $570.82 million during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 16.5%. The firm is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, February 6th.

On average, analysts expect that Vishay Intertechnology will report full year sales of $665.00 million for the current year. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the firm will report sales of $2.75 billion per share. Zacks Investment Research’s sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that cover Vishay Intertechnology.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The semiconductor company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $677.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $660.32 million. Vishay Intertechnology had a return on equity of 11.77% and a net margin of 4.34%. Vishay Intertechnology’s revenue was up 14.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.25 earnings per share.

Several research firms have weighed in on VSH. Zacks Investment Research lowered Vishay Intertechnology from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, December 28th. Citigroup upped their target price on Vishay Intertechnology from $16.00 to $19.00 and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus upped their target price on Vishay Intertechnology from $18.00 to $20.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $20.33.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) traded up $0.05 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $21.90. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 958,735 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,048,304. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a current ratio of 4.33 and a quick ratio of 3.44. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,212.02, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.21, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.69 and a beta of 1.20. Vishay Intertechnology has a 12 month low of $15.35 and a 12 month high of $23.45.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 7th were issued a $0.0675 dividend. This is a positive change from Vishay Intertechnology’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, December 6th. This represents a $0.27 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.23%. Vishay Intertechnology’s dividend payout ratio is 39.71%.

In related news, Director Abraham Ludomirski sold 20,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, October 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.79, for a total transaction of $435,800.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 86,232 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,878,995.28. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 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 value of $1,068,500.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 162,986 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,483,010.82. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 7.91% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of VSH. Janus Henderson Group PLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology during the second quarter valued at $23,771,000. Numeric Investors LLC boosted its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 110.9% during the second quarter. Numeric Investors LLC now owns 1,554,375 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $25,803,000 after acquiring an additional 817,200 shares during the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 48.0% during the second quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 2,491,893 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $41,366,000 after acquiring an additional 808,504 shares during the last quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group boosted its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 11.5% during the third quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 7,205,858 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $134,750,000 after acquiring an additional 744,701 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Quentec Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology during the second quarter valued at $12,035,000.

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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.

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