First Trust Advisors LP Purchases 403,960 Shares of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH)

First Trust Advisors LP grew its stake in Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSHFree Report) by 23.9% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 2,093,809 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after buying an additional 403,960 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors LP’s holdings in Vishay Intertechnology were worth $50,189,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. QRG Capital Management Inc. purchased a new stake in Vishay Intertechnology in the third quarter worth about $651,000. Alexander Randolph Advisory Inc. purchased a new stake in Vishay Intertechnology in the fourth quarter worth about $1,826,000. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in Vishay Intertechnology by 1.5% in the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 14,136,439 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $349,453,000 after buying an additional 202,530 shares in the last quarter. Live Oak Private Wealth LLC purchased a new stake in Vishay Intertechnology in the fourth quarter worth about $4,791,000. Finally, Jump Financial LLC purchased a new stake in Vishay Intertechnology in the fourth quarter worth about $439,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 93.66% of the company’s stock.

Insider Transactions at Vishay Intertechnology

In other news, Director John Malvisi bought 8,929 shares of Vishay Intertechnology stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 10th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $22.60 per share, with a total value of $201,795.40. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 16,438 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $371,498.80. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Insiders own 8.14% of the company’s stock.

Vishay Intertechnology Trading Down 2.0 %

Shares of VSH opened at $22.62 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $3.10 billion, a P/E ratio of 13.00 and a beta of 1.14. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37, a current ratio of 3.02 and a quick ratio of 2.08. Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has a 1 year low of $20.83 and a 1 year high of $30.10. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $22.69 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $22.63.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSHGet Free Report) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May 8th. The semiconductor company reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $746.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $735.96 million. Vishay Intertechnology had a net margin of 7.41% and a return on equity of 11.95%. Vishay Intertechnology’s quarterly revenue was down 14.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.79 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts expect that Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. will post 0.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Vishay Intertechnology Announces Dividend

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 13th will be issued a $0.10 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 13th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.77%. Vishay Intertechnology’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 22.99%.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Separately, Stifel Nicolaus restated a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 price target on shares of Vishay Intertechnology in a research report on Wednesday, April 3rd.

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Vishay Intertechnology Profile

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Vishay Intertechnology, Inc manufactures and sells discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. The company operates through Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors (MOSFETs), Diodes, Optoelectronic Components, Resistors, Inductors, and Capacitors segments.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH)

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