Royce & Associates LP increased its holdings in shares of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) by 6.8% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 6,818,471 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after purchasing an additional 435,749 shares during the quarter. Vishay Intertechnology makes up 0.8% of Royce & Associates LP’s portfolio, making the stock its 5th biggest holding. Royce & Associates LP owned approximately 4.64% of Vishay Intertechnology worth $128,187,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Fox Run Management L.L.C. purchased a new stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology during the third quarter worth about $934,000. Prudential Financial Inc. boosted its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 18.9% during the second quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 1,514,638 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $25,143,000 after buying an additional 240,710 shares during the last quarter. Systematic Financial Management LP boosted its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 21.1% during the second quarter. Systematic Financial Management LP now owns 1,234,992 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $20,501,000 after buying an additional 215,039 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp boosted its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 6.5% during the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 4,824,475 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $80,084,000 after buying an additional 295,455 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Arizona State Retirement System boosted its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 1.4% during the second quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 56,500 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $938,000 after buying an additional 800 shares during the last quarter.

A number of brokerages recently commented on VSH. Citigroup increased their price target on Vishay Intertechnology from $16.00 to $19.00 and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Stifel Nicolaus increased their price target on Vishay Intertechnology from $18.00 to $20.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $22.00 price target for the company in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $20.33.

In other news, CEO Gerald Paul sold 50,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.37, for a total value of $1,068,500.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 162,986 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,483,010.82. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Abraham Ludomirski sold 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.79, for a total value of $435,800.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 86,232 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,878,995.28. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 7.91% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Shares of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) traded up $0.35 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $21.40. The company had a trading volume of 1,400,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,286,781. Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has a 52 week low of $15.10 and a 52 week high of $23.45. The company has a market capitalization of $3,094.41, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.98, a PEG ratio of 0.73 and a beta of 1.19. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a quick ratio of 3.44 and a current ratio of 4.33.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The semiconductor company reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $677.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $660.32 million. Vishay Intertechnology had a return on equity of 11.77% and a net margin of 4.34%. The firm’s revenue was up 14.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.25 earnings per share. sell-side analysts predict that Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. will post 1.41 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 21st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 7th will be paid a $0.0675 dividend. This represents a $0.27 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.26%. This is a positive change from Vishay Intertechnology’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 6th. Vishay Intertechnology’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 36.77%.

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Vishay Intertechnology Profile

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc is a global manufacturer and supplier of discrete semiconductors and passive components. The Company operates through five product segments: MOSFETs, Diodes, Optoelectronic Components, Resistors & Inductors and Capacitors. MOSFETs segment offers low-voltage TrenchFET MOSFETs and high-voltage MOSFETs.

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

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