Today’s Stock On Watch: Vishay Intertechnology Inc (NYSE:VSH) 2016 Q2 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

November 30, 2016 - By Winifred Garcia   ·   0 Comments

Today's Stock On Watch: Vishay Intertechnology Inc (NYSE:VSH)  2016 Q2 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

Sentiment for Vishay Intertechnology Inc (NYSE:VSH)

Vishay Intertechnology Inc (NYSE:VSH) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.99 in 2016 Q2. Its down -0.48, from 1.47 in 2016Q1. The ratio turned negative, as 113 active investment managers increased and started new positions, while 77 cut down and sold their holdings in Vishay Intertechnology Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now hold: 149.92 million shares, up from 149.67 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Vishay Intertechnology Inc in their top 10 positions increased from 1 to 3 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 18 Reduced: 59 Increased: 87 New Position: 26.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. is a global maker and supplier of discrete semiconductors and passive components. The company has a market cap of $2.19 billion. The Firm operates through five divisions. It currently has negative earnings. The MOSFETs segment offers low-voltage TrenchFET MOSFETs and high-voltage MOSFETs.

About 999,203 shares traded hands. Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) has risen 20.87% since April 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.64% the S&P500.

Analysts await Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $0.21 earnings per share, up 50.00% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.14 per share. VSH’s profit will be $30.30M for 18.07 P/E if the $0.21 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.25 actual earnings per share reported by Vishay Intertechnology for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.00% negative EPS growth.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. is a leading international manufacturer and supplier of discrete passive electronic components and discrete active electronic components, particularly resistors, capacitors, inductors, diodes and transistors. The company offers its customers one-stop access to one of the most comprehensive electronic component lines of any manufacturer in the United States or Europe. Passive electronic components, discrete active electronic components and integrated circuits are the primary elements of every electronic circuit.”

Wilsey Asset Management Inc holds 3.82% of its portfolio in Vishay Intertechnology for 431,517 shares. Sensato Investors Llc owns 1.61 million shares or 3.23% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Adirondack Research & Management Inc. has 1.99% invested in the company for 427,560 shares. The New York-based Walthausen & Co. Llc has invested 1.82% in the stock. Aegis Financial Corp, a Virginia-based fund reported 111,244 shares.#img1#

Insider Transactions: Since January 1, 0001, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $750,985 net activity.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Vishay Intertechnology’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Vishay Intertechnology, 0 give it “Buy”, 2 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $10.50 while the high is $15. The stock’s average target of $12.17 is -19.83% below today’s ($15.18) share price. VSH was included in 6 notes of analysts from August 5, 2015. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Bank of America. The stock of Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) earned “Hold” rating by TheStreet on Saturday, September 5. The stock of Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) earned “Sell” rating by Citigroup on Friday, October 23. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Hold” on Wednesday, November 9.

VSH Company Profile

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., incorporated on July 3, 1962, is a global maker and supplier of discrete semiconductors and passive components. The Firm operates through five divisions: MOSFETs, Diodes, Optoelectronic Components, Resistors & Inductors and Capacitors. The Company’s products are of two classes: semiconductors and passive components. The Company’s semiconductors include MOSFETs, diodes and optoelectronic components, which operate in both the commodity and non-commodity markets. The Company’s passive components include resistors, capacitors and magnetics, such as inductors and transformers. Discrete semiconductors and passive components supports the microprocessor chips and other integrated circuits (ICs) that coordinate and control the functions of electronic devices and equipment. It offers its clients access to electronic component product lines of any maker in the United States, Europe and Asia.

More notable recent Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) news were published by: which released: “Vishay Intertechnology to Exhibit Leading Passive, Diode, and Thyristor …” on November 29, 2016, also with their article: “Vishay Intertechnology WSK1216 Power Metal Strip® Resistor Delivers High Power …” published on November 18, 2016, published: “Vishay Intertechnology to Launch Vishay Resistors University” on November 02, 2016. More interesting news about Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) were released by: and their article: “Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. Announces Chief Operating Officer Dieter …” published on November 16, 2016 as well as‘s news article titled: “Vishay Intertechnology Automotive Grade Low-Profile, High-Current Inductors …” with publication date: November 28, 2016.

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