NASDAQ:LFUS - Littelfuse Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $172.67 +0.09 (+0.05 %) (As of 12/10/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$172.58Today's Range$169.38 - $173.8852-Week Range$163.43 - $238.10Volume139,348 shsAverage Volume184,289 shsMarket Capitalization$4.34 billionP/E Ratio22.31Dividend Yield0.97%Beta0.96 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Littelfuse, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells circuit protection products worldwide. The company's Electronics segment offers fuses and fuse accessories, positive temperature coefficient resettable fuses, polymer electrostatic discharge suppressors, varistors, and gas discharge tubes; and semiconductor and power semiconductor products, such as discrete transient voltage suppressor (TVS) diodes, TVS diode arrays, protection and switching thyristors, silicon carbide, metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors, and silicon carbide diodes, as well as insulated gate bipolar transistors. This segment markets its products to consumer and automotive electronics, IT, telecommunications equipment, medical devices, lighting products, and white goods markets. Its Automotive segment provides fuses and fuse accessories, including blade fuses, battery cable protectors, varistors, high-current fuses, and high-voltage fuses for hybrid and electric vehicles; fuses, switches, relays, and power distribution modules for the commercial vehicle industry; and automotive sensor products to monitor the passenger compartment occupants and environment, as well as the vehicle's powertrain, emissions, speed, and suspension. This segment sells its circuit protection, power control, and sensing technologies for original equipment manufacturers, Tier-I suppliers, and parts distributors in the automotive, commercial vehicle, and agricultural and construction equipment industries. The company's Industrial segment offers power fuses, protection relays and controls, and other circuit protection products for use in heavy industrial applications, such as mining, oil and gas, energy storage, construction, elevator, and other industrial equipment, as well as HVAC systems. Littelfuse, Inc. sells its products through distributors, direct sales force, and manufacturers' representatives. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Receive LFUS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for LFUS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Switchgear & switchboard apparatus Sub-IndustryElectronic Components SectorComputer and Technology Current SymbolNASDAQ:LFUS Previous Symbol CUSIP53700810 Webwww.littelfuse.com Phone773-628-1000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.45 Current Ratio3.46 Quick Ratio2.65 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio22.31 Forward P/E Ratio18.04 P/E Growth1.5 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.22 billion Price / Sales3.56 Cash Flow$10.5933 per share Price / Cash Flow16.30 Book Value$40.84 per share Price / Book4.23 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.74 Net Income$119.51 million Net Margins7.47% Return on Equity17.35% Return on Assets9.67% Miscellaneous Employees10,700 Outstanding Shares25,160,000Market Cap$4.34 billion OptionableOptionable Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS) Frequently Asked Questions What is Littelfuse's stock symbol? Littelfuse trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LFUS." How often does Littelfuse pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Littelfuse? Littelfuse declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 7th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 21st will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Thursday, December 6th. This represents a $1.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 20th. View Littelfuse's Dividend History. How will Littelfuse's stock buyback program work? Littelfuse announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to buyback 1,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were Littelfuse's earnings last quarter? Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 31st. The technology company reported $2.49 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.40 by $0.09. The technology company had revenue of $439.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $441.62 million. Littelfuse had a return on equity of 17.35% and a net margin of 7.47%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 38.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $2.12 EPS. View Littelfuse's Earnings History. When is Littelfuse's next earnings date? Littelfuse is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Littelfuse. What guidance has Littelfuse issued on next quarter's earnings? Littelfuse updated its fourth quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 31st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.92-2.06 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.11. The company issued revenue guidance of $408-420 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $415.42 million.Littelfuse also updated its Q4 guidance to $1.92-$2.06 EPS. What price target have analysts set for LFUS? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Littelfuse's stock. Their predictions range from $248.00 to $248.00. On average, they anticipate Littelfuse's stock price to reach $248.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 43.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Littelfuse. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Littelfuse? 2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Littelfuse in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Littelfuse. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Littelfuse stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Littelfuse stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Littelfuse is the preferred brand for leading manufacturers around the world, with more than 40 sales, manufacturing and engineering facilities and a global network of distribution channels. Littelfuse products are vital components in virtually every market that uses electrical energy, from consumer electronics to automobiles, commercial vehicles and industrial equipment. They are also expanding into adjacent markets that complement their core business including power distribution centers for mining operations, generator controls and protection for marine applications, heavy-duty switches for commercial vehicles and electromechanical sensors used in the automotive industry. " (11/6/2018) 2. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We have a MARKET PERFORM investment rating on the shares. Company Description Littelfuse, Inc. engages in supplying of circuit protection products for the electronics, automotive and electrical industries. It offers electromechanical and electronic switch and control devices for commercial and specialty vehicles and sensors for automobile safety systems, as well as protection relays and power distribution centers for the safe control and distribution of electricity. It operates through the following segments: Electronics, Automotive, and Electrical. The Electronics segment includes the broadest and deepest portfolio of overvoltage and overcurrent solutions. The Automotive segment maintains a direct sales force to service all the major automotive OEMs and system suppliers domestically." (10/29/2018) Has Littelfuse been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about LFUS stock has been trending very positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Littelfuse earned a news sentiment score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the technology company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. Who are some of Littelfuse's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Littelfuse include FUJIFILM Holdings Co. American Depositary Shares (FUJIY), Arista Networks (ANET), Microchip Technology (MCHP), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), Advanced Info Service PCL (AVIFY), DXC Technology (DXC), AMETEK (AME), Harris (HRS), NetApp (NTAP), YAHOO JAPAN COR/ADR (YAHOY), Shopify (SHOP), Legrand (LGRVF), Splunk (SPLK), Mettler-Toledo International (MTD) and Maxim Integrated Products (MXIM). Who are Littelfuse's key executives? Littelfuse's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. David W. Heinzmann, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55)Ms. Meenal Anil Sethna, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48)Mr. Michael P. Rutz, Sr. VP of Global Operations (Age 47)Mr. Ryan K. Stafford Esq., Exec. VP, Chief Legal & HR Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 51)Mr. Jeffrey G. Gorski, VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 43) Who are Littelfuse's major shareholders? Littelfuse's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.61%), BlackRock Inc. (8.57%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (5.20%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.14%), Earnest Partners LLC (2.12%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.01%). Company insiders that own Littelfuse stock include Anthony Grillo, David W Heinzmann, Deepak Nayar, Dieter Roeder, Gordon Hunter, Ian Highley, Jeffrey G Gorski, John E Major, John T Quille, Matthew Cole, Meenal Sethna, Michael P Rutz, Nathan Zommer, Ronald L Schubel, Ryan K Stafford, T J Chung and William P Noglows. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Littelfuse. Which institutional investors are selling Littelfuse stock? LFUS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Eagle Asset Management Inc., Paloma Partners Management Co, Channing Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Tributary Capital Management LLC and Carillon Tower Advisers Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Littelfuse company stock in the last year include David W Heinzmann, Deepak Nayar, Gordon Hunter, Ian Highley, Jeffrey G Gorski, John E Major, Matthew Cole, Meenal Sethna, Michael P Rutz, Nathan Zommer, Ronald L Schubel, Ryan K Stafford and T J Chung. View Insider Buying and Selling for Littelfuse. Which institutional investors are buying Littelfuse stock? LFUS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., First Trust Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Vanguard Group Inc., North Point Portfolio Managers Corp OH, Summit Creek Advisors LLC and Morgan Stanley. View Insider Buying and Selling for Littelfuse. How do I buy shares of Littelfuse? Shares of LFUS can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Littelfuse's stock price today? One share of LFUS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $172.67. How big of a company is Littelfuse? Littelfuse has a market capitalization of $4.34 billion and generates $1.22 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $119.51 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.74 on an earnings per share basis. Littelfuse employs 10,700 workers across the globe. What is Littelfuse's official website? The official website for Littelfuse is http://www.littelfuse.com. How can I contact Littelfuse? Littelfuse's mailing address is 8755 WEST HIGGINS ROAD SUITE 500, CHICAGO IL, 60631. The technology company can be reached via phone at 773-628-1000. MarketBeat Community Rating for Littelfuse (NASDAQ LFUS)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 289 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 371 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 660MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Littelfuse and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LFUS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LFUS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Asset Allocation Models, Which is Right For You?