A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Littelfuse (NASDAQ: LFUS) recently:

  • 11/1/2017 – Littelfuse had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc..
  • 10/31/2017 – Littelfuse was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “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. “
  • 10/18/2017 – Littelfuse was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $230.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Littelfuse, Inc. is a supplier of circuit protection products for the electronics, automotive and industrial markets. The Company operates through three segments. The Electronics segment provides circuit protection components for overcurrent and overvoltage protection, as well as sensor components and modules to manufacturers of a range of electronic products. The Automotive segment provides circuit protection and sensor products to the worldwide automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and parts distributors of passenger automobiles, trucks, buses, and off-road equipment. The Industrial Segment provides circuit protection products for industrial and commercial customers. The Company also offers electronic reed switches and sensors, automotive sensors for comfort and safety systems and a range of electromechanical and electronic switch and control devices for commercial and specialty vehicles. “
  • 10/17/2017 – Littelfuse was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Littelfuse, Inc. is a supplier of circuit protection products for the electronics, automotive and industrial markets. The Company operates through three segments. The Electronics segment provides circuit protection components for overcurrent and overvoltage protection, as well as sensor components and modules to manufacturers of a range of electronic products. The Automotive segment provides circuit protection and sensor products to the worldwide automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and parts distributors of passenger automobiles, trucks, buses, and off-road equipment. The Industrial Segment provides circuit protection products for industrial and commercial customers. The Company also offers electronic reed switches and sensors, automotive sensors for comfort and safety systems and a range of electromechanical and electronic switch and control devices for commercial and specialty vehicles. “
  • 10/13/2017 – Littelfuse had its “market perform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at CIBC.
  • 10/13/2017 – Littelfuse was downgraded by analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating.
  • 10/13/2017 – Littelfuse was downgraded by analysts at UBS AG from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating.
  • 10/12/2017 – Littelfuse had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a $202.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/6/2017 – Littelfuse was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $224.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Littelfuse, Inc. is a supplier of circuit protection products for the electronics, automotive and industrial markets. The Company operates through three segments. The Electronics segment provides circuit protection components for overcurrent and overvoltage protection, as well as sensor components and modules to manufacturers of a range of electronic products. The Automotive segment provides circuit protection and sensor products to the worldwide automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and parts distributors of passenger automobiles, trucks, buses, and off-road equipment. The Industrial Segment provides circuit protection products for industrial and commercial customers. The Company also offers electronic reed switches and sensors, automotive sensors for comfort and safety systems and a range of electromechanical and electronic switch and control devices for commercial and specialty vehicles. “
  • 10/6/2017 – Littelfuse had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They now have a $185.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/4/2017 – Littelfuse was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Littelfuse, Inc. is a supplier of circuit protection products for the electronics, automotive and industrial markets. The Company operates through three segments. The Electronics segment provides circuit protection components for overcurrent and overvoltage protection, as well as sensor components and modules to manufacturers of a range of electronic products. The Automotive segment provides circuit protection and sensor products to the worldwide automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and parts distributors of passenger automobiles, trucks, buses, and off-road equipment. The Industrial Segment provides circuit protection products for industrial and commercial customers. The Company also offers electronic reed switches and sensors, automotive sensors for comfort and safety systems and a range of electromechanical and electronic switch and control devices for commercial and specialty vehicles. “
  • 9/27/2017 – Littelfuse was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $211.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Littelfuse, Inc. is a supplier of circuit protection products for the electronics, automotive and industrial markets. The Company operates through three segments. The Electronics segment provides circuit protection components for overcurrent and overvoltage protection, as well as sensor components and modules to manufacturers of a range of electronic products. The Automotive segment provides circuit protection and sensor products to the worldwide automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and parts distributors of passenger automobiles, trucks, buses, and off-road equipment. The Industrial Segment provides circuit protection products for industrial and commercial customers. The Company also offers electronic reed switches and sensors, automotive sensors for comfort and safety systems and a range of electromechanical and electronic switch and control devices for commercial and specialty vehicles. “
  • 9/23/2017 – Littelfuse was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Littelfuse, Inc. is a supplier of circuit protection products for the electronics, automotive and industrial markets. The Company operates through three segments. The Electronics segment provides circuit protection components for overcurrent and overvoltage protection, as well as sensor components and modules to manufacturers of a range of electronic products. The Automotive segment provides circuit protection and sensor products to the worldwide automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and parts distributors of passenger automobiles, trucks, buses, and off-road equipment. The Industrial Segment provides circuit protection products for industrial and commercial customers. The Company also offers electronic reed switches and sensors, automotive sensors for comfort and safety systems and a range of electromechanical and electronic switch and control devices for commercial and specialty vehicles. “
  • 9/12/2017 – Littelfuse had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. They now have a $180.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/5/2017 – Littelfuse had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Robert W. Baird. They now have a $202.00 price target on the stock.

Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The technology company reported $2.12 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.98 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $317.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $319.20 million. Littelfuse had a return on equity of 19.62% and a net margin of 13.12%. The company’s revenue was up 13.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.87 EPS.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 7th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 21st. This represents a $1.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.81%. Littelfuse’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 21.57%.

Littelfuse, Inc is a supplier of circuit protection products for the electronics, automotive and industrial markets. The Company operates through three segments. The Electronics segment provides circuit protection components for overcurrent and overvoltage protection, as well as sensor components and modules to manufacturers of a range of electronic products.

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