November 29, 2016 - By Louis Casey
Based on an average price-per-share of $152.0, Ronald Schubel, the Littelfuse Inc De’s director made a sale of 1,456 shares of Littelfuse Inc De worth around $221,312 U.S. Dollars. Today, Ronald Schubel owns 25,248 shares which are around 0.11% of Littelfuse Inc De’s market cap. This transaction, which was filled on November 29, 2016 was revealed in a 4F filing with the Washington-based Security and Exchange Commission.
Out of 4 analysts covering Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 2 “Hold”. This means 50% are positive. $145 is the highest target while $124 is the lowest. The $138.50 average target is -7.06% below today’s ($149.02) stock price. Littelfuse has been the topic of 5 analyst reports since September 7, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. As per Wednesday, February 3, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. Zacks upgraded the shares of LFUS in a report on Monday, September 7 to “Hold” rating. The company was downgraded on Monday, November 21 by Sidoti. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 13 by Oppenheimer. The stock of Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) earned “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, August 26.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q2 2016. Its down 0.15, from 1.1 in 2016Q1. The ratio turned negative, as 31 funds sold all Littelfuse, Inc. shares owned while 68 reduced positions. 21 funds bought stakes while 88 increased positions. They now own 21.76 million shares or 8.96% less from 23.90 million shares in 2016Q1.
Usa Financial Portformulas holds 0.11% or 3,369 shares in its portfolio. Envestnet Asset last reported 5,179 shares in the company. Geode Mgmt Ltd Com holds 0.01% or 156,585 shares in its portfolio. Forward Llc, a California-based fund reported 6,058 shares. Arizona State Retirement System, a Arizona-based fund reported 11,660 shares. Moreover, Tower Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company (Trc) has 0% invested in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) for 190 shares. Public Sector Pension Investment Board reported 15,921 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Great West Life Assurance Company Can accumulated 0% or 2,040 shares. Citigroup reported 10,959 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bank & Trust Of America De last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Grandeur Peak Global Advsr Limited Liability last reported 25,625 shares in the company. Barclays Public Lc, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 31 shares. Tfs Capital Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 1,747 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Paradigm Asset Management Co Limited has invested 0% of its portfolio in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS). Panagora Asset Mngmt has 0.02% invested in the company for 34,332 shares.
Insider Transactions: Since August 29, 2016, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 16 sales for $18.25 million net activity. Nayar Deepak sold 4,237 shares worth $536,697. Highley Ian had sold 1,313 shares worth $166,843. MUCHONEY MARY S sold $75,000 worth of stock. The insider Stafford Ryan K sold 1,769 shares worth $224,663. On Wednesday, August 31 the insider HEINZMANN DAVID W sold $1.19 million. Shares for $1.13 million were sold by HUNTER GORDON. $88,554 worth of Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) shares were sold by Quille John T.
About 111,025 shares traded hands. Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) has risen 24.04% since April 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.78% the S&P500.
Littelfuse, Inc. is a supplier of circuit protection products for the electronics, automotive and electrical industries. The company has a market cap of $3.27 billion. The Firm operates through three divisions: Electronics, Automotive and Industrial. It has a 33.86 P/E ratio. The Company’s Electronics segment provides circuit protection components to manufacturers of a range of electronic products, including mobile phones, computers, liquid-crystal-display televisions, telecommunications equipment, medical devices, lighting products and white goods.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Littelfuse, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and seller of fuses and other circuit protection devices for use in the electronic, automotive and general industrial markets. In addition to its Des Plaines, Illinois, world headquarters, Littelfuse has manufacturing facilities in England, Ireland, Switzerland, Mexico, Korea, China and the Philippines, as well as in Centralia and Arcola, Illinois. It also has sales, engineering and distribution facilities in the Netherlands, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Brazil and Livonia, Michigan.”
Analysts await Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $1.52 EPS, up 25.62% or $0.31 from last year’s $1.21 per share. LFUS’s profit will be $33.32 million for 24.53 P/E if the $1.52 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.87 actual EPS reported by Littelfuse, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.72% negative EPS growth.
Another recent and important Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) news was published by Streetinsider.com which published an article titled: “Form 4 LITTELFUSE INC /DE For: Nov 25 Filed by: CHUNG TJ” on November 29, 2016.
Littelfuse, Inc., incorporated on November 25, 1991, is a supplier of circuit protection products for the electronics, automotive and electrical industries. In addition to the portfolio of circuit protection products and solutions, the Company offers electronic reed switches and sensors, automotive sensors for comfort and safety systems and a line of electromechanical and electronic switch and control devices for commercial and specialty vehicles, as well as protection relays and power distribution centers for the safe control and distribution of electricity. The Firm operates through three divisions: Electronics, Automotive and Industrial. The Company’s Electronics segment provides circuit protection components to manufacturers of a range of electronic products, including mobile phones, computers, liquid-crystal-display televisions (LCD TVs), telecommunications equipment, medical devices, lighting products and white goods. The Company’s Automotive segment provides circuit protection products to the automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and parts distributors of passenger automobiles, trucks, buses and off-road equipment. The Company’s Industrial segment provides circuit protection products for industrial and commercial customers, which include power fuses and other circuit protection devices that are used in commercial and industrial buildings and large equipment, such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, elevators and machine tools.
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By Louis Casey