TheStreet upgraded shares of Vishay Intertechnology Inc. (NYSE:VSH) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Wednesday morning.

A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on VSH. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Vishay Intertechnology from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $14.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, July 20th. Argus reiterated a buy rating on shares of Vishay Intertechnology in a report on Wednesday, August 10th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Vishay Intertechnology from a buy rating to a hold rating and set a $15.00 price objective for the company. in a report on Wednesday, November 9th. They noted that the move was a valuation call.

Shares of Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) opened at 14.75 on Wednesday. Vishay Intertechnology has a 1-year low of $9.96 and a 1-year high of $14.95. The company’s market capitalization is $2.15 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $14.05 and its 200-day moving average price is $13.32.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 7th. The company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.01. The business earned $592 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $591.68 million. Vishay Intertechnology had a positive return on equity of 7.29% and a negative net margin of 1.74%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.17 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts predict that Vishay Intertechnology will post $0.89 EPS for the current year.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in VSH. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 7.3% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 56,526 shares of the company’s stock valued at $690,000 after buying an additional 3,828 shares during the period. BlackRock Group LTD boosted its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 22.6% in the first quarter. BlackRock Group LTD now owns 90,841 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,109,000 after buying an additional 16,762 shares during the period. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. boosted its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 2.8% in the first quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 3,888,615 shares of the company’s stock valued at $47,480,000 after buying an additional 104,475 shares during the period. State Street Corp boosted its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 0.6% in the first quarter. State Street Corp now owns 4,443,285 shares of the company’s stock valued at $54,251,000 after buying an additional 26,400 shares during the period. Finally, UBS Group AG boosted its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 298.4% in the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 112,769 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,378,000 after buying an additional 84,460 shares during the period.

Vishay Intertechnology Company Profile

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc is a global manufacturer and supplier of discrete semiconductors and passive components. The Company operates through five segments. The MOSFETs segment offers low-voltage TrenchFET MOSFETs and high-voltage MOSFETs. The Diodes segment’s products include rectifiers, small signal diodes, protection diodes, thyristors/silicon-controlled rectifiers (SCRs) and power modules.

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