First Trust Advisors LP Purchases 403,960 Shares of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH)

First Trust Advisors LP raised its stake in Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSHFree Report) by 23.9% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 2,093,809 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock after buying an additional 403,960 shares during the quarter. First Trust Advisors LP owned about 1.51% of Vishay Intertechnology worth $50,189,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Swiss National Bank lifted its position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 0.6% in the third quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 280,400 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $6,931,000 after purchasing an additional 1,700 shares in the last quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp grew its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 42.8% in the third quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 25,439 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $629,000 after acquiring an additional 7,626 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Personalized Indexing Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 4.0% in the third quarter. Vanguard Personalized Indexing Management LLC now owns 37,215 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock valued at $920,000 after acquiring an additional 1,441 shares in the last quarter. Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC lifted its position in Vishay Intertechnology by 4.5% during the third quarter. Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC now owns 26,482 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $655,000 after purchasing an additional 1,149 shares during the period. Finally, EMC Capital Management lifted its position in Vishay Intertechnology by 96.6% during the third quarter. EMC Capital Management now owns 12,594 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $311,000 after purchasing an additional 6,187 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 93.66% of the company’s stock.

Vishay Intertechnology Stock Down 2.0 %

Shares of NYSE VSH opened at $22.62 on Friday. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $22.69 and a 200 day simple moving average of $22.63. The firm has a market cap of $3.10 billion, a PE ratio of 13.00 and a beta of 1.14. Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has a 1 year low of $20.83 and a 1 year high of $30.10. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37, a current ratio of 3.02 and a quick ratio of 2.08.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSHGet Free Report) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, May 8th. The semiconductor company reported $0.22 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.20 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $746.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $735.96 million. Vishay Intertechnology had a net margin of 7.41% and a return on equity of 11.95%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 14.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.79 EPS. On average, research analysts forecast that Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. will post 0.87 EPS for the current year.

Vishay Intertechnology Dividend Announcement

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 13th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 13th. Vishay Intertechnology’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 22.99%.

Insider Transactions at Vishay Intertechnology

In other news, Director John Malvisi bought 8,929 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 10th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $22.60 per share, for a total transaction of $201,795.40. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 16,438 shares in the company, valued at $371,498.80. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Insiders own 8.14% of the company’s stock.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Separately, Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 target price on shares of Vishay Intertechnology in a report on Wednesday, April 3rd.

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Vishay Intertechnology Profile

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Vishay Intertechnology, Inc manufactures and sells discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. The company operates through Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors (MOSFETs), Diodes, Optoelectronic Components, Resistors, Inductors, and Capacitors segments.

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