Vishay Intertechnology (VSH) Receives News Sentiment Score of 0.06

News coverage about Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Alpha One Sentiment Analysis. The research firm, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vishay Intertechnology earned a news sentiment score of 0.06 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave news headlines about the semiconductor company an impact score of 62 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the news headlines that may have effected AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $18.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Friday, April 14th.

Shares of Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) traded up 0.62% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $16.25. 1,333,717 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $16.30 and its 200-day moving average is $16.01. The company has a market capitalization of $2.38 billion, a PE ratio of 42.54 and a beta of 1.12. Vishay Intertechnology has a 52 week low of $11.68 and a 52 week high of $17.60.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May 3rd. The semiconductor company reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.23 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $606 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $598.72 million. Vishay Intertechnology had a return on equity of 7.72% and a net margin of 2.10%. Vishay Intertechnology’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.19 earnings per share. On average, analysts forecast that Vishay Intertechnology will post $1.20 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In other Vishay Intertechnology news, insider Marc Zandman sold 53,105 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.19, for a total value of $859,769.95. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 60,093 shares in the company, valued at $972,905.67. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, insider Gerald Paul sold 50,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, February 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.28, for a total value of $814,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 312,986 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,095,412.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 230,439 shares of company stock worth $3,792,421 in the last quarter. 7.91% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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Vishay Intertechnology Company Profile

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc is a global manufacturer and supplier of discrete semiconductors and passive components. The Company operates through five product segments: MOSFETs, Diodes, Optoelectronic Components, Resistors & Inductors and Capacitors. MOSFETs segment offers low-voltage TrenchFET MOSFETs and high-voltage MOSFETs.

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