News headlines about Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vishay Intertechnology earned a coverage optimism score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 47.6488837306618 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Shares of Vishay Intertechnology (VSH) opened at $17.45 on Thursday. Vishay Intertechnology has a 52-week low of $15.40 and a 52-week high of $23.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a current ratio of 3.88 and a quick ratio of 3.11. The company has a market cap of $2,510.00, a P/E ratio of -79.32, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.30 and a beta of 1.21.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 6th. The semiconductor company reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ 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 during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $677.51 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.18 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 18.2% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts anticipate that Vishay Intertechnology will post 1.57 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of brokerages have commented on VSH. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $27.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd. Citigroup increased their price objective on shares of Vishay Intertechnology from $16.00 to $19.00 and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Stifel Nicolaus increased their price objective on shares of Vishay Intertechnology from $18.00 to $20.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded shares of Vishay Intertechnology from an “a-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 6th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $22.00.

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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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