Vishay Intertechnology Earnings Preview

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Watch Vishay Intertechnology's (NYS: VSH) earnings report to see if it can beat analyst expectations for the fifth consecutive quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday, August 2. Vishay Intertechnology is an international manufacturer and supplier of semiconductors and passive electronic components. Its Semiconductors include rectifiers; diodes; transistors; integrated circuits such as power ICs, and analog switches.

What analysts say:

  • Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts generally think investors should hang on to Vishay Intertechnology, with half rating the stock a hold. Analysts like Vishay Intertechnology better than competitor AVX overall. Zero out of three analysts rate AVX a buy compared to two of four for Vishay Intertechnology. Wall Street has warmed to the stock over the past three months, with analysts increasing their endorsement from Hold to Moderate buy.
  • Revenue Forecasts: On average, analysts predict $712.4 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 1.5% from the year-ago quarter.
  • Wall Street Earnings Expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.50 per share.

What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly backing the stock with 94.3% awarding it an "outperform" rating. The community at large agrees with the All-Stars with 93.5% granting it a rating of "outperform." Fools have embraced Vishay Intertechnology, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 66 posts in the past 30 days. Despite the majority sentiment in favor of Vishay Intertechnology, the stock has a middling CAPS rating of three out of five stars.

Management:
Vishay Intertechnology's profit has risen year over year by an average of 1004.5%. Revenue has now gone up for three straight quarters. The company increased its gross margin by 4.8 percentage points in the last quarter. Revenue rose 8.5% while cost of sales rose 1.5% to $480.5 million from a year earlier.

Now let's look at how efficient management is at running the business. Traditionally, margins represent the efficiency with which companies capture portions of sales dollars. The following table shows gross, operating, and net margins over the past four quarters.

QuarterQ1Q4Q3Q2
Gross Margin30.9%30.7%31.5%30%
Operating Margin17.6%17.5%18.9%14.4%
Net Margin10.8%21.4%12.9%10.9%

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