UBS Group AG boosted its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH – Get Rating) by 169.9% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The firm owned 551,256 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after buying an additional 347,042 shares during the quarter. UBS Group AG’s holdings in Vishay Intertechnology were worth $11,891,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Several other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund lifted its position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 1.4% during the 3rd quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 38,173 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $679,000 after buying an additional 520 shares in the last quarter. Somerset Trust Co boosted its position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 4.5% in the fourth quarter. Somerset Trust Co now owns 12,262 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $264,000 after purchasing an additional 533 shares during the period. Kovack Advisors Inc. increased its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 0.9% in the third quarter. Kovack Advisors Inc. now owns 69,651 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $1,239,000 after purchasing an additional 600 shares in the last quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 2.4% during the 4th quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management LLC now owns 25,255 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $545,000 after purchasing an additional 600 shares during the period. Finally, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD lifted its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 1.4% during the 2nd quarter. Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD now owns 48,617 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $866,000 after buying an additional 659 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 84.64% of the company’s stock.
Insider Buying and Selling
In other Vishay Intertechnology news, Chairman Marc Zandman sold 23,834 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.06, for a total transaction of $501,944.04. Following the completion of the transaction, the chairman now owns 35,552 shares in the company, valued at approximately $748,725.12. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. 8.02% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth
Vishay Intertechnology Trading Down 0.0 %
VSH stock opened at $25.38 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.26, a current ratio of 3.08 and a quick ratio of 2.20. Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has a 1-year low of $16.73 and a 1-year high of $25.68. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $22.02 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $22.02. The company has a market capitalization of $3.56 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.29 and a beta of 1.30.
Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH – Get Rating) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May 10th. The semiconductor company reported $0.79 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.57 by $0.22. The firm had revenue of $871.05 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $848.05 million. Vishay Intertechnology had a net margin of 12.43% and a return on equity of 23.30%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.71 earnings per share. Research analysts anticipate that Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. will post 2.26 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Vishay Intertechnology Announces Dividend
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 30th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 17th were given a dividend of $0.10 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 16th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.58%. Vishay Intertechnology’s payout ratio is 13.07%.
Vishay Intertechnology Profile
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc engages in the manufacture and distribution of discrete semiconductors and passive components. It operates through the following segments: MOSFET (metal oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor), Diodes, Optoelectronic Components, Resistors, Inductors, and Capacitors. The MOSFET segment offers semiconductors which function as solid state switches to control power.
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