Cookson Peirce & Co. Inc. held its stake in shares of Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 8,070 shares of the technology company’s stock at the end of the 2nd quarter. Cookson Peirce & Co. Inc.’s holdings in Littelfuse were worth $1,332,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Bank of Montreal Can increased its holdings in Littelfuse by 15.1% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 649 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $107,000 after buying an additional 85 shares during the period. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. increased its holdings in Littelfuse by 16.3% in the 2nd quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 677 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $112,000 after buying an additional 95 shares during the period. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its holdings in Littelfuse by 8.7% in the 2nd quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 900 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $149,000 after buying an additional 72 shares during the period. Royal Bank of Canada increased its holdings in Littelfuse by 63.6% in the 2nd quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 1,178 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $194,000 after buying an additional 458 shares during the period. Finally, Advisor Group Inc. increased its holdings in Littelfuse by 4.6% in the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 1,225 shares of the technology company’s stock valued at $187,000 after buying an additional 54 shares during the period. 95.57% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ LFUS) traded up 0.57% during midday trading on Monday, hitting $203.97. 80,673 shares of the stock traded hands. Littelfuse, Inc. has a 12-month low of $124.32 and a 12-month high of $209.85. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.63 billion, a PE ratio of 32.10 and a beta of 0.95. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $191.38 and its 200-day moving average is $173.16.

Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The technology company reported $2.10 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.10. The business had revenue of $313.36 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $312.97 million. Littelfuse had a return on equity of 19.67% and a net margin of 12.51%. Littelfuse’s revenue for the quarter was up 15.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.44 earnings per share. On average, analysts anticipate that Littelfuse, Inc. will post $7.74 EPS for the current fiscal year.

LFUS has been the topic of several analyst reports. BidaskClub raised shares of Littelfuse from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, June 30th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Littelfuse from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. boosted their price target on shares of Littelfuse from $185.00 to $200.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $202.00 price target on shares of Littelfuse in a report on Tuesday, September 5th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $180.00 price target on shares of Littelfuse in a report on Tuesday, September 12th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $197.00.

About Littelfuse

Littelfuse, Inc is a supplier of circuit protection products for the electronics, automotive and industrial markets. The Company operates through three segments. The Electronics segment provides circuit protection components for overcurrent and overvoltage protection, as well as sensor components and modules to manufacturers of a range of electronic products.

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