NASDAQ:LFUS - Littelfuse Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$184.52 +3.35 (+1.85 %)
(As of 11/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$181.17
Today's Range$179.88 - $185.38
52-Week Range$163.43 - $238.10
Volume63,303 shs
Average Volume189,143 shs
Market Capitalization$4.59 billion
P/E Ratio23.84
Dividend Yield0.96%
Beta0.95
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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Switchgear & switchboard apparatus
Sub-IndustryElectronic Components
SectorComputer and Technology
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LFUS
Previous Symbol
CUSIP53700810
Phone773-628-1000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.45
Current Ratio3.46
Quick Ratio2.65

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio23.84
Forward P/E Ratio19.28
P/E Growth1.59

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.22 billion
Price / Sales3.80
Cash Flow$10.7030 per share
Price / Cash17.24
Book Value$60.40 per share
Price / Book3.05

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 Shares25,160,000
Market Cap$4.59 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 7th. Investors 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.93%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 20th. View Littelfuse's Dividend History.

How will Littelfuse's stock buyback program work?

Littelfuse declared that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase 1,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Littelfuse's earnings last quarter?

Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 31st. The technology company reported $2.49 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $2.40 by $0.09. The technology company had revenue of $439.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $441.62 million. Littelfuse had a return on equity of 17.35% and a net margin of 7.47%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 38.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $2.12 earnings per share. 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 issued an update on its fourth quarter 2018 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.92-2.06 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus 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 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Littelfuse's shares. Their forecasts 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 34.4% 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?

Press coverage about LFUS stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Littelfuse earned a news impact score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the technology company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Littelfuse's key competitors?

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.57%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.14%), Earnest Partners LLC (2.12%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.01%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.99%) and Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.98%). 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, Mary S Muchoney, 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 major 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 major investors are buying Littelfuse stock?

LFUS stock was acquired 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., North Point Portfolio Managers Corp OH, Summit Creek Advisors LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA and Deutsche Bank AG. 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 $184.52.

How big of a company is Littelfuse?

Littelfuse has a market capitalization of $4.59 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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  288 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  369 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  657
MarketBeat'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 11/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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