NASDAQ:LFUS - Littelfuse Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$220.50 +1.37 (+0.63 %)
(As of 08/16/2018 09:56 AM ET)
Previous Close$219.13
Today's Range$220.24 - $220.57
52-Week Range$166.40 - $238.10
Volume1,443 shs
Average Volume197,341 shs
Market Capitalization$5.49 billion
P/E Ratio28.49
Dividend Yield0.68%
Beta0.97
Littelfuse logoLittelfuse, 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
SymbolNASDAQ:LFUS
CUSIP53700810
Phone773-628-1000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.47
Current Ratio3.59
Quick Ratio2.69

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio28.49
Forward P/E Ratio23.04
P/E Growth1.91

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.22 billion
Price / Sales4.53
Cash Flow$10.6676 per share
Price / Cash20.67
Book Value$40.84 per share
Price / Book5.40

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$7.74
Net Income$119.51 million
Net Margins7.36%
Return on Equity18.22%
Return on Assets10.05%

Miscellaneous

Employees10,700
Outstanding Shares25,080,000
Market Cap$5.49 billion

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, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.43 per share on Thursday, September 6th. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 22nd. This is a boost from Littelfuse's previous quarterly dividend of $0.37. 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 program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase 1,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Littelfuse's earnings last quarter?

Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 1st. The technology company reported $2.68 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.50 by $0.18. The technology company had revenue of $459.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $458.84 million. Littelfuse had a return on equity of 18.22% and a net margin of 7.36%. The firm's revenue was up 46.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $2.10 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, November, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Littelfuse.

What guidance has Littelfuse issued on next quarter's earnings?

Littelfuse issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.31-2.45 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.46. The company issued revenue guidance of $434-446 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $450.82 million.

What price target have analysts set for LFUS?

6 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Littelfuse's shares. Their forecasts range from $185.00 to $230.00. On average, they anticipate Littelfuse's share price to reach $207.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for Littelfuse.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Littelfuse?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Littelfuse in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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. Barrington Research analysts commented, "We believe the quarter will be within the range of guidance driven by the positive impact of the IXYS acquisition in the Electronics segment, content growth in the Automotive segment and the continued rebound in the performance of the company’s Industrial segment." (7/31/2018)
  • 2. 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. " (7/20/2018)

Are investors shorting Littelfuse?

Littelfuse saw a decrease in short interest in July. As of July 13th, there was short interest totalling 764,785 shares, a decrease of 22.6% from the June 29th total of 988,018 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 183,304 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.2 days. Approximately 3.2% of the company's shares are sold short. View Littelfuse's Current Options Chain.

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)

Has Littelfuse been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about LFUS stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Littelfuse earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the technology company an impact score of 46.25 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Littelfuse.

Who are Littelfuse's major shareholders?

Littelfuse's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.48%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.22%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.21%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.14%), Earnest Partners LLC (2.13%) and OppenheimerFunds Inc. (2.12%). Company insiders that own Littelfuse stock include Anthony Grillo, David W Heinzmann, Deepak Nayar, Dieter Roeder, Gordon Hunter, Ian Highley, John E Major, John T Quille, Mary S Muchoney, Matthew Cole, Meenal Sethna, Michael P Rutz, 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 BlackRock Inc., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Voya Investment Management LLC, Rothschild Asset Management Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, AGF Investments Inc. and OppenheimerFunds Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Littelfuse company stock in the last year include David W Heinzmann, Deepak Nayar, Gordon Hunter, Ian Highley, John E Major, Matthew Cole, Meenal Sethna, Michael P Rutz, 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 Congress Asset Management Co. MA, Millennium Management LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Giverny Capital Inc., Paloma Partners Management Co, Baird Financial Group Inc., Brown Advisory Inc. and Jane Street Group LLC. 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 $220.50.

How big of a company is Littelfuse?

Littelfuse has a market capitalization of $5.49 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.

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:  275 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  351 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  626
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This page was last updated on 8/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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