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AVX Corp. (NYSE:AVX) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 6th, Analyst Ratings Network reports. Investors of record on Friday, February 21st will be paid a dividend of 0.095 per share on Friday, March 7th. This represents a $0.38 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.99%.

On the ratings front, analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of AVX Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note to investors on Thursday, December 12th.

Shares of AVX Corp. (NYSE:AVX) traded up 0.95% on Thursday, hitting $12.69. The stock had a trading volume of 158,172 shares. AVX Corp. has a 52 week low of $11.09 and a 52 week high of $14.19. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $13.48 and its 200-day moving average is $13.35. The company has a market cap of $2.137 billion and a P/E ratio of 18.85.

AVX Corp. (NYSE:AVX) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 28th. The company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $346.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $357.53 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.12 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that AVX Corp. will post $0.67 EPS for the current fiscal year.

AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX) is a manufacturer and supplier of a line of passive electronic components and related products.

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