Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) updated its first quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday. The company provided EPS guidance of – for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $765 million-$765 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $728.40 million.
A number of analysts recently commented on VSH shares. Loop Capital upgraded Vishay Intertechnology from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $30.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, April 13th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating and set a $27.00 price target for the company. in a research note on Tuesday, April 13th. Finally, Bank of America cut shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a neutral rating to an underperform rating and set a $20.00 price objective on the stock. in a research note on Friday, January 15th.
Shares of NYSE:VSH traded down $0.60 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $23.49. The stock had a trading volume of 1,992,846 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,124,802. The firm has a market cap of $3.40 billion, a PE ratio of 35.96, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 8.24 and a beta of 1.36. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $25.04 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $21.89. The company has a current ratio of 3.22, a quick ratio of 2.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29. Vishay Intertechnology has a twelve month low of $13.40 and a twelve month high of $26.50.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 17th were issued a dividend of $0.095 per share. This represents a $0.38 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, March 16th. Vishay Intertechnology’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 30.16%.
In related news, CEO Gerald Paul sold 50,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, February 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.74, for a total value of $1,187,000.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 217,396 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,160,981.04. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, Chairman Marc Zandman sold 64,953 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, March 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.67, for a total transaction of $1,602,390.51. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now directly owns 51,433 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,268,852.11. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 136,779 shares of company stock valued at $3,289,424 over the last quarter. 8.11% of the stock is owned by insiders.
About Vishay Intertechnology
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc manufactures and supplies discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. The company operates through six segments: Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors (MOSFETs), Diodes, Optoelectronic Components, Resistors, Inductors, and Capacitors.
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