Vishay Intertechnology (VSH) Earns News Sentiment Rating of 0.18

Media stories about Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vishay Intertechnology earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the semiconductor company an impact score of 48.2615848879073 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

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Shares of VSH opened at $23.05 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $3.34 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.12, a P/E/G ratio of 1.27 and a beta of 1.36. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55, a quick ratio of 3.47 and a current ratio of 3.89. Vishay Intertechnology has a 52-week low of $16.65 and a 52-week high of $26.50.

Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 7th. The semiconductor company reported $0.54 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $761.03 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $767.55 million. Vishay Intertechnology had a return on equity of 18.51% and a net margin of 1.84%. research analysts expect that Vishay Intertechnology will post 2 EPS for the current year.

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on VSH shares. TheStreet upgraded Vishay Intertechnology from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Friday, May 11th. Citigroup increased their price objective on Vishay Intertechnology from $28.00 to $30.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 8th. ValuEngine raised Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised Vishay Intertechnology from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Friday, May 11th. Finally, Bank of America raised Vishay Intertechnology from an “underperform” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from $20.00 to $24.00 in a report on Wednesday, May 9th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $25.50.

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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