Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (VSH) EPS Estimated At $0.37; Marten Transport LTD (MRTN) Has 1.34 Sentiment

April 15, 2018 - By Pete Kolinski

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Analysts expect Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) to report $0.37 EPS on May, 2.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 32.14% from last quarter’s $0.28 EPS. VSH’s profit would be $53.31 million giving it 12.57 P/E if the $0.37 EPS is correct. After having $0.37 EPS previously, Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.’s analysts see 0.00% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.33% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $18.6. About 1.59 million shares traded or 7.87% up from the average. Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) has risen 12.65% since April 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.10% the S&P500.

Marten Transport LTD (MRTN) investors sentiment decreased to 1.34 in Q4 2017. It’s down -11.56, from 12.9 in 2017Q3. The ratio has worsened, as 79 institutional investors increased or opened new holdings, while 59 reduced and sold holdings in Marten Transport LTD. The institutional investors in our database now own: 36.35 million shares, down from 74.14 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Marten Transport LTD in top ten holdings decreased from 1 to 0 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 7 Reduced: 52 Increased: 47 New Position: 32.

Analysts await Marten Transport, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRTN) to report earnings on April, 19. They expect $0.18 EPS, up 20.00% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.15 per share. MRTN’s profit will be $9.82 million for 31.74 P/E if the $0.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.16 actual EPS reported by Marten Transport, Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.50% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $421,563 activity.

12Th Street Asset Management Company Llc holds 2.82% of its portfolio in Marten Transport, Ltd. for 554,077 shares. Sg Capital Management Llc owns 630,914 shares or 2.56% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Kestrel Investment Management Corp has 2.27% invested in the company for 320,895 shares. The Minnesota-based Next Century Growth Investors Llc has invested 1.48% in the stock. Alphaone Investment Services Llc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 223,047 shares.

Marten Transport, Ltd. operates as a temperature-sensitive truckload carrier for shippers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company has market cap of $1.25 billion. It operates through four divisions: Truckload, Dedicated, Intermodal, and Brokerage. It has a 13.85 P/E ratio. The Truckload segment transports food and other consumer packaged goods that require a temperature-controlled or insulated environment.

The stock increased 0.88% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $22.85. About 414,863 shares traded or 25.45% up from the average. Marten Transport, Ltd. (MRTN) has risen 56.47% since April 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 44.92% the S&P500.

Among 5 analysts covering Vishay Intertechnology (NYSE:VSH), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Vishay Intertechnology had 12 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, January 18 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE:VSH) on Wednesday, November 9 to “Hold” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Sunday, August 13 report. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Friday, October 23 by Citigroup. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $20.0 target in Thursday, October 26 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, October 4. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America given on Wednesday, August 5. The rating was downgraded by TheStreet on Saturday, September 5 to “Hold”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of VSH in report on Tuesday, February 6 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, October 27 by Citigroup.

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