Vishay Intertechnology Inc (NYSE:VSH) Could Burn Your Long Portfolio After More Shorts

June 14, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

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Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.18, from 1.04 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 29 investors sold Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. shares while 89 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 152.21 million shares or 2.82% less from 156.62 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Ameriprise Fincl holds 803,785 shares. Hancock has 72,038 shares. Vident Invest Advisory Ltd reported 169,356 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0.04% in Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH). Bridgeway Capital Mgmt holds 183,600 shares. Cwm Limited Liability invested 0% in Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH). Bragg Fincl Advisors has invested 0.71% of its portfolio in Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH). Moreover, Los Angeles Mgmt & Equity Rech Inc has 0.01% invested in Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt Systems accumulated 0.01% or 35,592 shares. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Company Ltd Company reported 106,200 shares. Kennedy Capital reported 464,675 shares. 59,345 were reported by Kbc Nv. Stratos Wealth Prtn invested in 0% or 89 shares. Lpl Ltd reported 27,836 shares. Richard Bernstein Advsr Ltd Com holds 0.05% or 81,491 shares.

The stock of Vishay Intertechnology Inc (NYSE:VSH) registered an increase of 0.52% in short interest. VSH’s total short interest was 18.77M shares in June as published by FINRA. Its up 0.52% from 18.67 million shares, reported previously. With 843,100 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 22 days to cover their VSH’s short positions. The short interest to Vishay Intertechnology Inc’s float is 14.01%.

The stock increased 1.05% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $24.15. About 985,945 shares traded. Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) has risen 31.50% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.93% the S&P500.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. manufactures and supplies discrete semiconductors and passive components in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company has market cap of $3.48 billion. The firm operates in five divisions: MOSFETs, Diodes, Optoelectronic Components, Resistors & Inductors, and Capacitors. It currently has negative earnings. The 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.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Vishay Intertechnology has $2400 highest and $20.0 lowest target. $22’s average target is -8.90% below currents $24.15 stock price. Vishay Intertechnology had 3 analyst reports since January 18, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. Bank of America upgraded the shares of VSH in report on Wednesday, May 9 to “Buy” rating.

Another recent and important Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Vishay Intertechnology Launches Its First Automotive Grade Phototransistor Optocoupler” on May 30, 2018.

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