New York State Teachers Retirement System decreased its holdings in shares of Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) by 2.7% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 283,634 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after selling 7,900 shares during the period. New York State Teachers Retirement System’s holdings in Vishay Intertechnology were worth $5,108,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Strs Ohio lifted its holdings in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 41.7% during the 4th quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 8,500 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $153,000 after acquiring an additional 2,500 shares in the last quarter. MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd acquired a new position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology during the 3rd quarter valued at $201,000. Palouse Capital Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology during the 3rd quarter valued at $215,000. Wakefield Asset Management LLLP acquired a new position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology during the 3rd quarter valued at $229,000. Finally, Commonwealth Bank of Australia acquired a new position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology during the 3rd quarter valued at $244,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 99.93% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, December 10th. Bank of America downgraded shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $23.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Wednesday. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $24.75.

In other news, Director Ziv Shoshani sold 3,520 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.23, for a total value of $71,209.60. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 62,868 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,271,819.64. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, Director Thomas C. Wertheimer sold 15,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, December 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.70, for a total transaction of $295,500.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 65,584 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,292,004.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 8.07% of the company’s stock.

Vishay Intertechnology stock opened at $21.74 on Friday. Vishay Intertechnology has a 12-month low of $16.63 and a 12-month high of $26.50. The firm has a market cap of $3.13 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.25, a PEG ratio of 1.12 and a beta of 1.39. The company has a current ratio of 2.77, a quick ratio of 2.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 5th. The semiconductor company reported $0.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.07. Vishay Intertechnology had a net margin of 11.39% and a return on equity of 22.78%. The firm had revenue of $775.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $761.79 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.37 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 15.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts expect that Vishay Intertechnology will post 2.12 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Vishay Intertechnology Company Profile

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc manufactures and supplies discrete semiconductors and passive components in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors (MOSFETs) segment offers low- and medium-voltage TrenchFET MOSFETs, high-voltage planar MOSFETs, high voltage super junction MOSFETs, power integrated circuits, and integrated function power devices.

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