Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Bel Fuse Inc. (NASDAQ:BELFB) by 0.9% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 766,103 shares of the electronics maker’s stock after buying an additional 6,856 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about 0.06% of Bel Fuse worth $19,573,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in BELFB. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in Bel Fuse by 5.9% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 446,013 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $11,396,000 after buying an additional 24,686 shares in the last quarter. Boston Partners boosted its position in Bel Fuse by 2.1% in the first quarter. Boston Partners now owns 298,776 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $7,634,000 after buying an additional 6,206 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp boosted its position in Bel Fuse by 5.8% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 214,981 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $6,640,000 after buying an additional 11,858 shares in the last quarter. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. boosted its position in Bel Fuse by 23.2% in the first quarter. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. now owns 207,232 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $5,294,000 after buying an additional 39,030 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp boosted its position in Bel Fuse by 2.8% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 141,701 shares of the electronics maker’s stock worth $3,620,000 after buying an additional 3,858 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 60.19% of the company’s stock.

Bel Fuse Inc. (NASDAQ:BELFB) traded down 3.28% on Friday, hitting $26.50. 17,907 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $25.71 and its 200-day moving average price is $25.63. The company has a market cap of $319.14 million, a PE ratio of 18.74 and a beta of 0.85. Bel Fuse Inc. has a 12-month low of $20.12 and a 12-month high of $33.60.

Bel Fuse (NASDAQ:BELFB) last released its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The electronics maker reported $0.51 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.25. Bel Fuse had a net margin of 3.44% and a return on equity of 11.61%. The business had revenue of $131.62 million for the quarter. Analysts forecast that Bel Fuse Inc. will post $1.44 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, August 1st. Investors of record on Friday, July 14th were given a $0.07 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, July 12th. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.06%. Bel Fuse’s dividend payout ratio is presently 20.59%.

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Bel Fuse Company Profile

Bel Fuse Inc (Bel) designs, manufactures and markets a range of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. The Company’s products include magnetic solutions, power solutions and protection, and connectivity solutions. The Company’s operating segments are North America, Asia and Europe.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Bel Fuse (NASDAQ:BELFB)

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