Equities research analysts expect Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) to post earnings of $0.37 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for Vishay Intertechnology’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.40 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.35. Vishay Intertechnology reported earnings of $0.28 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 32.1%. The firm is expected to announce its next earnings report on Wednesday, May 2nd.

On average, analysts expect that Vishay Intertechnology will report full-year earnings of $1.57 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.48 to $1.62. For the next year, analysts forecast that the business will post earnings of $1.72 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.61 to $1.83. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that follow Vishay Intertechnology.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The semiconductor company reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.39 by ($0.02). The firm had revenue of $674.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $677.51 million. Vishay Intertechnology had a negative net margin of 0.78% and a positive return on equity of 14.07%. The business’s revenue was up 18.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.18 EPS.

A number of analysts have commented on VSH shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 28th. Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $20.00 price target (down previously from $23.00) on shares of Vishay Intertechnology in a research note on Wednesday, February 7th. Citigroup increased their price objective on shares of Vishay Intertechnology from $16.00 to $19.00 and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of Vishay Intertechnology from an “a-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 6th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. Vishay Intertechnology currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $22.00.

Shares of Vishay Intertechnology (VSH) opened at $17.65 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $2,540.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of -80.23, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.30 and a beta of 1.21. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a current ratio of 3.88 and a quick ratio of 3.44. Vishay Intertechnology has a 12 month low of $15.40 and a 12 month high of $23.85.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of VSH. Shelton Capital Management bought a new position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology in the second quarter valued at about $169,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 35.6% in the fourth quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 9,220 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $191,000 after purchasing an additional 2,420 shares during the period. Oakbrook Investments LLC bought a new position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology in the third quarter valued at about $192,000. Adviser Investments LLC bought a new position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology in the third quarter valued at about $218,000. Finally, Foster & Motley Inc. bought a new position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology in the third quarter valued at about $244,000.

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About Vishay Intertechnology

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.

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