NASDAQ:LFUS - Littelfuse Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $187.42 +3.02 (+1.64 %) (As of 01/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$184.40Today's Range$186.00 - $188.5852-Week Range$155.15 - $238.10Volume132,452 shsAverage Volume138,193 shsMarket Capitalization$4.71 billionP/E Ratio24.21Dividend Yield0.92%Beta0.99 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 Phone773-628-1000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.45 Current Ratio3.46 Quick Ratio2.65Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.21 Forward P/E Ratio19.60 P/E Growth1.5 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.22 billion Price / Sales3.86 Cash Flow$10.5887 per share Price / Cash Flow17.70 Book Value$40.84 per share Price / Book4.59Profitability 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$4.71 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. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 21st will be given 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 0.92%. 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 stock buyback plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase 1,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued. How were Littelfuse's earnings last quarter? Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) released its earnings results 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 business's revenue was up 38.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business 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. How can I listen to Littelfuse's earnings call? Littelfuse will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, January 30th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. 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 guidance of $1.92-2.06 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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? 4 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Littelfuse's stock. Their predictions range from $215.00 to $248.00. On average, they anticipate Littelfuse's stock price to reach $226.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Littelfuse. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Littelfuse? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Littelfuse in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings 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. " (1/15/2019) 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? Media headlines about LFUS stock have been trending very positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Littelfuse earned a news sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the technology company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of Littelfuse's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Littelfuse include CA (CA), Microchip Technology (MCHP), FUJIFILM Holdings Co. American Depositary Shares (FUJIY), CGI (GIB), Splunk (SPLK), DXC Technology (DXC), Arista Networks (ANET), Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP), Centurylink (CTL), Shopify (SHOP), SK Telecom (SKM), Harris (HRS), AMETEK (AME), NetApp (NTAP) and Waters (WAT). Who are Littelfuse's key executives? Littelfuse's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. David W. Heinzmann, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)Ms. Meenal Anil Sethna, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 49)Mr. Michael P. Rutz, Sr. VP of Global Operations (Age 48)Mr. Ryan K. Stafford Esq., Exec. VP, Chief Legal & HR Officer and Corp. Sec. (Age 52)Mr. Jeffrey G. Gorski, VP, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 44) Who are Littelfuse's major shareholders? Littelfuse's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Alta Capital Management LLC (0.34%), Summit Creek Advisors LLC (0.26%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.13%), McCollum Christoferson Group LLC (0.04%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%) and Oakbrook Investments LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Littelfuse stock include 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 major investors are selling Littelfuse stock? LFUS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alta Capital Management LLC, First Hawaiian Bank and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Summit Creek Advisors LLC, Advisors Capital Management LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC, McCollum Christoferson Group LLC and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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 $187.42. How big of a company is Littelfuse? Littelfuse has a market capitalization of $4.71 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: 294 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 377 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 671MarketBeat'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 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is the LIBOR significant?