Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) Director James A. Donahue sold 36,750 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $24.76, for a total value of $909,930.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 443,472 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $10,980,366.72. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

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A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Principal Financial Group Inc. raised its holdings in Cohu by 8.8% in the 3rd quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 216,367 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $5,158,000 after acquiring an additional 17,524 shares during the last quarter. Cavalier Investments LLC purchased a new position in Cohu in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $527,000. IndexIQ Advisors LLC raised its holdings in Cohu by 83.0% in the 3rd quarter. IndexIQ Advisors LLC now owns 46,950 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $1,119,000 after acquiring an additional 21,300 shares during the last quarter. Palouse Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in Cohu in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $202,000. Finally, Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its holdings in Cohu by 19.8% in the 3rd quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 84,375 shares of the semiconductor company’s stock worth $2,011,000 after acquiring an additional 13,948 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 83.41% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms have recently issued reports on COHU. Needham & Company LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $24.00 target price on shares of Cohu in a report on Friday, October 27th. ValuEngine lowered Cohu from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered Cohu from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. BidaskClub raised Cohu from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. Finally, B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 target price on shares of Cohu in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Cohu has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $23.00.

About Cohu

Cohu, Inc is a supplier of semiconductor test and inspection handlers, micro-electro mechanical system (MEMS) test modules, test contactors and thermal sub-systems used by global semiconductor manufacturers and test subcontractors. It develops, manufactures, sells and services a line of equipment capable of handling a range of integrated circuits and light-emitting diodes.

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