Intersil Corp. (NASDAQ:ISIL) SVP Sunil Gupta sold 31,330 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.11, for a total transaction of $692,706.30. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Intersil Corp. (NASDAQ:ISIL) traded down 0.068% during trading on Monday, hitting $22.125. 294,504 shares of the stock were exchanged. Intersil Corp. has a one year low of $10.67 and a one year high of $22.76. The company has a market cap of $3.03 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 60.950 and a beta of 1.23. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $22.07 and its 200-day moving average is $17.20.

Intersil Corp. (NASDAQ:ISIL) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 24th. The company reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.04. Intersil Corp. had a return on equity of 8.53% and a net margin of 9.51%. The firm had revenue of $139.05 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $137.60 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.15 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts expect that Intersil Corp. will post $0.74 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, November 28th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 10th. Intersil Corp.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 129.73%.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in ISIL. LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Intersil Corp. by 76.7% in the second quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 7,994 shares of the company’s stock valued at $108,000 after buying an additional 3,470 shares during the period. First New York Securities LLC NY purchased a new position in shares of Intersil Corp. during the third quarter valued at about $110,000. Riverhead Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Intersil Corp. by 228.0% in the third quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 5,700 shares of the company’s stock valued at $125,000 after buying an additional 3,962 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio boosted its position in shares of Intersil Corp. by 3.8% in the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 10,067 shares of the company’s stock valued at $136,000 after buying an additional 367 shares during the period. Finally, Fox Run Management L.L.C. purchased a new position in shares of Intersil Corp. during the second quarter valued at about $137,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 90.15% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on ISIL shares. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded shares of Intersil Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $20.00 to $21.00 in a research report on Tuesday, September 6th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. MKM Partners upped their price target on shares of Intersil Corp. from $15.50 to $16.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, July 29th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Intersil Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 price target for the company in a research report on Thursday, July 28th. Deutsche Bank AG upped their price target on shares of Intersil Corp. from $17.00 to $21.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 23rd. Finally, Citigroup Inc. upped their price target on shares of Intersil Corp. from $11.50 to $13.50 and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 29th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $19.40.

Intersil Corp. Company Profile

Intersil Corporation is engaged in designing and developing power management and precision analog integrated circuits (IC). The Company provides power management and precision analog technology for applications in the infrastructure, industrial, automotive, military, aerospace, computing, and consumer markets.

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