ValuEngine lowered shares of Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Thursday.

VSH has been the subject of several other reports. Bank of America raised Vishay Intertechnology from an underperform rating to a buy rating and increased their price objective for the company from $20.00 to $24.00 in a research report on Wednesday, May 9th. Zacks Investment Research raised Vishay Intertechnology from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Friday, April 13th. Citigroup raised Vishay Intertechnology from a sell rating to a buy rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 3rd. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a hold rating and issued a $24.00 price objective on shares of Vishay Intertechnology in a research report on Wednesday. Finally, TheStreet raised Vishay Intertechnology from a c+ rating to a b- rating in a research report on Friday, May 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $25.50.

Shares of VSH traded down $0.55 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $23.20. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,853,440 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,661,802. Vishay Intertechnology has a one year low of $16.65 and a one year high of $26.50. The company has a current ratio of 3.89, a quick ratio of 3.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55. The stock has a market capitalization of $3.42 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.73, a P/E/G ratio of 1.30 and a beta of 1.36.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 7th. The semiconductor company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.06. Vishay Intertechnology had a return on equity of 18.51% and a net margin of 1.84%. The company had revenue of $761.03 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $767.55 million. equities analysts predict that Vishay Intertechnology will post 2 EPS for the current year.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. ClariVest Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology in the second quarter valued at $4,709,000. Chicago Equity Partners LLC raised its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 8.8% in the second quarter. Chicago Equity Partners LLC now owns 544,165 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $12,625,000 after purchasing an additional 44,165 shares in the last quarter. GAM Holding AG acquired a new position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology in the second quarter valued at $1,360,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP raised its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 283.4% in the second quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 95,527 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $2,216,000 after purchasing an additional 70,612 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Mutual of America Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 2.8% in the second quarter. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC now owns 117,599 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $2,728,000 after purchasing an additional 3,167 shares in the last quarter.

About Vishay Intertechnology

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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