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Vishay Intertechnology (VSH) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

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In the latest trading session, Vishay Intertechnology (VSH - Free Report) closed at $22.36, marking a -0.36% move from the previous day. This move lagged the S&P 500's daily gain of 0.75%.

Heading into today, shares of the chipmaker had lost 6.56% over the past month, lagging the Computer and Technology sector's gain of 7.17% and the S&P 500's gain of 3.52% in that time.

Wall Street will be looking for positivity from VSH as it approaches its next earnings report date. The company is expected to report EPS of $0.58, up 222.22% from the prior-year quarter. Our most recent consensus estimate is calling for quarterly revenue of $812.5 million, up 39.67% from the year-ago period.

For the full year, our Zacks Consensus Estimates are projecting earnings of $2.17 per share and revenue of $3.2 billion, which would represent changes of +135.87% and +27.83%, respectively, from the prior year.

Investors should also note any recent changes to analyst estimates for VSH. These revisions typically reflect the latest short-term business trends, which can change frequently. As a result, we can interpret positive estimate revisions as a good sign for the company's business outlook.

Research indicates that these estimate revisions are directly correlated with near-term share price momentum. Investors can capitalize on this by using the Zacks Rank. This model considers these estimate changes and provides a simple, actionable rating system.

The Zacks Rank system, which ranges from #1 (Strong Buy) to #5 (Strong Sell), has an impressive outside-audited track record of outperformance, with #1 stocks generating an average annual return of +25% since 1988. Within the past 30 days, our consensus EPS projection remained stagnant. VSH is currently sporting a Zacks Rank of #2 (Buy).

In terms of valuation, VSH is currently trading at a Forward P/E ratio of 10.29. For comparison, its industry has an average Forward P/E of 14.94, which means VSH is trading at a discount to the group.

Investors should also note that VSH has a PEG ratio of 0.51 right now. This metric is used similarly to the famous P/E ratio, but the PEG ratio also takes into account the stock's expected earnings growth rate. The Semiconductor - Discretes was holding an average PEG ratio of 0.51 at yesterday's closing price.

The Semiconductor - Discretes industry is part of the Computer and Technology sector. This group has a Zacks Industry Rank of 31, putting it in the top 13% of all 250+ industries.

The Zacks Industry Rank includes is listed in order from best to worst in terms of the average Zacks Rank of the individual companies within each of these sectors. Our research shows that the top 50% rated industries outperform the bottom half by a factor of 2 to 1.

Make sure to utilize Zacks. Com to follow all of these stock-moving metrics, and more, in the coming trading sessions.


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