Analysts expect Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) to announce earnings of $0.51 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for Vishay Intertechnology’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.50 to $0.52. Vishay Intertechnology reported earnings per share of $0.37 in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 37.8%. The firm is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 5th.

On average, analysts expect that Vishay Intertechnology will report full year earnings of $2.05 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.05 to $2.06. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the firm will report earnings of $2.20 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.04 to $2.30. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of research analysts that that provide coverage for Vishay Intertechnology.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 30th. The semiconductor company reported $0.60 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.07. The business had revenue of $780.97 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $779.78 million. Vishay Intertechnology had a return on equity of 20.82% and a net margin of 2.24%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 15.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.42 EPS.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on VSH shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Vishay Intertechnology from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $22.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Saturday, October 13th. Citigroup upped their price objective on Vishay Intertechnology from $28.00 to $30.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 8th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $24.00 price objective on shares of Vishay Intertechnology in a research report on Wednesday, August 8th. Finally, ValuEngine cut Vishay Intertechnology from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Monday, October 8th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. Vishay Intertechnology currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $25.00.

Shares of NYSE:VSH traded down $0.20 on Friday, hitting $19.38. 2,707,500 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,841,758. The stock has a market cap of $2.78 billion, a P/E ratio of 13.55, a P/E/G ratio of 1.03 and a beta of 1.33. Vishay Intertechnology has a 1-year low of $16.87 and a 1-year high of $26.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a quick ratio of 2.82 and a current ratio of 3.71.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 20th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 6th will be given a $0.085 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 5th. This represents a $0.34 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.75%. Vishay Intertechnology’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 23.78%.

In related news, Director Thomas C. Wertheimer sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.88, for a total value of $208,800.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 51,137 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,067,740.56. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 7.91% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 402.8% during the 2nd quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 11,438 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $265,000 after acquiring an additional 9,163 shares during the last quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP raised its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 283.4% during the 2nd quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 95,527 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $2,216,000 after acquiring an additional 70,612 shares during the last quarter. Strs Ohio raised its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 94.8% during the 2nd quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 11,300 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $262,000 after acquiring an additional 5,500 shares during the last quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 2.8% during the 2nd quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 117,599 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $2,728,000 after acquiring an additional 3,167 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Vident Investment Advisory LLC raised its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 4.4% during the 2nd quarter. Vident Investment Advisory LLC now owns 176,882 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $4,103,000 after acquiring an additional 7,526 shares during the last quarter. 98.08% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Vishay Intertechnology Company Profile

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc manufactures and supplies discrete semiconductors and passive components in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors (MOSFETs) segment offers low- and medium-voltage TrenchFET MOSFETs, high-voltage planar MOSFETs, high voltage super junction MOSFETs, power integrated circuits, and integrated function power devices.

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