Equities analysts expect Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) to announce earnings per share (EPS) of $0.51 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for Vishay Intertechnology’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.50 and the highest is $0.52. Vishay Intertechnology reported earnings per share of $0.37 in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 37.8%. The company is expected to announce its next earnings report on Tuesday, February 5th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Vishay Intertechnology will report full-year earnings of $2.05 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.05 to $2.06. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the company will post earnings of $2.20 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.04 to $2.30. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are an average based on a survey of analysts that cover Vishay Intertechnology.
Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 30th. The semiconductor company reported $0.60 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $780.97 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $779.78 million. Vishay Intertechnology had a return on equity of 20.82% and a net margin of 2.24%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 15.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.42 EPS.
In other Vishay Intertechnology news, Director Thomas C. Wertheimer sold 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, September 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.88, for a total value of $208,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 51,137 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,067,740.56. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 7.91% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. FNY Investment Advisers LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology in the 2nd quarter valued at about $124,000. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. purchased a new stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology in the 2nd quarter valued at about $174,000. MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd purchased a new stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology in the 3rd quarter valued at about $201,000. Parametrica Management Ltd purchased a new stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology in the 2nd quarter valued at about $205,000. Finally, Palouse Capital Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Vishay Intertechnology in the 3rd quarter valued at about $215,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 98.08% of the company’s stock.
Shares of VSH stock traded down $0.25 on Friday, hitting $19.13. 1,723,856 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,186,240. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46, a quick ratio of 2.82 and a current ratio of 3.71. The company has a market capitalization of $2.82 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.25, a PEG ratio of 1.04 and a beta of 1.33. Vishay Intertechnology has a one year low of $16.87 and a one year high of $26.50.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 20th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 6th will be paid a $0.085 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 5th. This represents a $0.34 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.78%. Vishay Intertechnology’s dividend payout ratio is currently 23.78%.
About Vishay Intertechnology
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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