Vicor (NASDAQ:VICR) was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Tuesday.

Separately, TheStreet upgraded shares of Vicor from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th.

Vicor (NASDAQ VICR) traded down $1.10 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $20.95. 49,246 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 39,786. Vicor has a 52-week low of $13.90 and a 52-week high of $25.65.

In related news, Director Barry Kelleher sold 4,022 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.71, for a total value of $87,317.62. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 6,279 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $136,317.09. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Chairman Patrizio Vinciarelli bought 20,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 5th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $22.48 per share, with a total value of $449,600.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 38,183 shares of company stock worth $843,519. Company insiders own 38.20% of the company’s stock.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Texas Permanent School Fund grew its holdings in shares of Vicor by 1.8% in the second quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund now owns 11,780 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $211,000 after purchasing an additional 205 shares in the last quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. grew its holdings in shares of Vicor by 3.4% in the second quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 17,200 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $308,000 after purchasing an additional 560 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its holdings in shares of Vicor by 4.9% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 14,801 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $265,000 after purchasing an additional 688 shares in the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its holdings in shares of Vicor by 6.2% in the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 12,494 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $224,000 after purchasing an additional 729 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its holdings in shares of Vicor by 0.5% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 150,902 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $2,701,000 after purchasing an additional 739 shares in the last quarter. 25.30% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Vicor Company Profile

Vicor Corporation designs, develops, manufactures and markets modular power components and power systems for converting, regulating and controlling electric current. The Company’s segments include Brick Business Unit (BBU), VI Chip and Picor. The BBU segment designs, develops, manufactures and markets modular direct current-direct current converters and configurable products, and also includes the entities comprising Vicor Custom Power, and the BBU operations of Vicor Japan Company, Ltd.

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