Headlines about Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS) have trended positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Littelfuse earned a coverage optimism score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the technology company an impact score of 46.138256877382 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

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Shares of Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS) traded up $9.95 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $219.93. 227,519 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 114,157. The company has a market cap of $4,995.49, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.06, a PEG ratio of 1.80 and a beta of 0.92. Littelfuse has a 1-year low of $148.11 and a 1-year high of $220.19. The company has a current ratio of 3.36, a quick ratio of 2.75 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53.

Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The technology company reported $2.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.98 by $0.14. The business had revenue of $317.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $319.20 million. Littelfuse had a net margin of 13.12% and a return on equity of 19.62%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 13.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.87 EPS. analysts predict that Littelfuse will post 7.57 EPS for the current year.

LFUS has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Littelfuse from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $185.00 target price on shares of Littelfuse in a report on Friday, October 6th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $230.00 target price on shares of Littelfuse in a report on Friday, November 3rd. CIBC reissued a “market perform” rating on shares of Littelfuse in a report on Friday, October 13th. Finally, Oppenheimer cut shares of Littelfuse from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, October 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Littelfuse has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $211.25.

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About Littelfuse

Littelfuse, Inc is a supplier of circuit protection products for the electronics, automotive and industrial markets. The Company operates through three segments. The Electronics segment provides circuit protection components for overcurrent and overvoltage protection, as well as sensor components and modules to manufacturers of a range of electronic products.

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