The world of finance can be a complex and perplexing place, where even the slightest movement in stock prices can have far-reaching consequences. Investors are always seeking new ways to stay ahead of the game, analyzing market trends and making strategic investments to maximize their profits. In recent months, one company that has been on the radar of many investors is Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH), a semiconductor manufacturer based in Pennsylvania.
According to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale has increased its position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by a staggering 41.1% in the fourth quarter alone. The German bank now owns 147,546 shares of VSH’s stock, worth $3,150,000 at the end of Q4 2020. This move by DekaBank has caused quite a stir among market analysts, with many speculating about what it could mean for Vishay’s future.
Of course, investing is not simply a matter of numbers on a balance sheet – there are countless factors that can influence a company’s success or failure. One key aspect is earnings data, which gives investors an insight into how well a business is performing over time. In February of this year, Vishay Intertechnology reported an earning per share (EPS) figure of $0.69 for Q4 2020, slightly below market expectations ($0.78). However, overall revenue was up compared to the previous year’s figures by 1.5%, laying the foundation for potential growth.
Despite this positive news and an overall positive outlook from research analysts (who expect earnings per share for FY21 to increase to $2.02), not all investment experts are convinced that now is the right time to invest in VSH shares just yet. StockNews.com recently started coverage on Vishay Intertechnology, issuing a “hold” rating for the company, signaling that caution may be warranted.
So what can we learn from all of this? Ultimately, investing is about taking calculated risks and making informed decisions based on available data. As with any company, there are pros and cons to investing in Vishay Intertechnology – its fortunes could soar, but they could also plummet just as quickly. The key is to do your research thoroughly and make sure you have considered all the variables before making a decision that could impact your financial future.
Vishay Intertechnology: Recent Investments and Company Performance
Vishay Intertechnology: An Overview of Recent Investments and Company Performance
Vishay Intertechnology, a semiconductor company with a market cap of $2.99 billion, has recently gained the attention of several hedge funds and other institutional investors. Ronald Blue Trust Inc., Fairfield Bush & CO., Janiczek Wealth Management LLC, Wipfli Financial Advisors LLC, and Quadrant Capital Group LLC are among those that have either added to or reduced their stakes in the company.
Ronald Blue Trust Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Vishay Intertechnology by 207.6% during the third quarter of 2020, and now owns 1,418 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $25,000 after buying an additional 957 shares during the period. Similarly, Janiczek Wealth Management LLC increased its stake in Vishay Intertechnology by 32.5% during the same quarter and now owns 3,224 shares of the stock worth $59,000 after buying an additional 791 shares.
Fairfield Bush & CO., on the other hand, bought a new position in shares of Vishay Intertechnology during the first quarter of this year worth about $35,000. Meanwhile, Wipfli Financial Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Vishay Intertechnology during the third quarter valued at about $61,000.
Finally, Quadrant Capital Group raised its position in Vishay Intertechnology by 55.8% during the third quarter as well; it now owns 4,261 shares of the company’s stock valued at $76,000 after buying an additional 1,526 shares during that period. Currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors is approximately 84.64% of Vishay Intertechnology’s stock.
Shares of Vishay Intertechnology stock opened at $21.27 on Thursday, and show a one year low of $16.73 and a one year high of $24.48. The company’s 50-day moving average is $21.51 and its two-hundred day moving average is $21.57. Vishay Intertechnology’s debt-to-equity ratio sits at 0.24, and it has a current ratio of 2.92 as well as a quick ratio of 2.07.
It has been announced that Vishay Intertechnology will pay out quarterly dividends after recently disclosing its first quarter dividend on March 30th, which was paid on Thursday the same week; investors received $0.10 per share for their investment in the company.
Marc Zandman, Chairman of Vishay Intertechnology, sold 23,834 shares of the stock in a transaction dated February 21st this year – at an average price of $21.06 – for a total transaction value of $501,944.04 USD after which he retained his position overseeing 35,552 shares valued at approximately $748,725 USD.
StockNews.com began coverage on shares of Vishay Intertechnology in a research note posted on March 16th this year; they rated the company with “hold.”