Dundas Partners LLP boosted its holdings in shares of Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) by 2.0% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 52,379 shares of the technology company’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,010 shares during the period. Littelfuse accounts for 2.2% of Dundas Partners LLP’s portfolio, making the stock its 24th largest position. Dundas Partners LLP’s holdings in Littelfuse were worth $9,265,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Manchester Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Littelfuse during the 1st quarter worth $30,000. Quantamental Technologies LLC bought a new position in shares of Littelfuse during the first quarter worth $33,000. Icon Wealth Partners LLC bought a new position in shares of Littelfuse during the first quarter worth $46,000. Institutional & Family Asset Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Littelfuse by 243.9% during the first quarter. Institutional & Family Asset Management LLC now owns 282 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $51,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Machina Capital S.A.S. bought a new position in shares of Littelfuse during the second quarter worth $61,000. 99.32% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Shares of NASDAQ LFUS opened at $157.97 on Wednesday. The stock’s fifty day moving average price is $171.90. The company has a market capitalization of $3.80 billion, a PE ratio of 16.73, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.90 and a beta of 1.07. Littelfuse, Inc. has a twelve month low of $151.92 and a twelve month high of $228.94. The company has a current ratio of 3.90, a quick ratio of 2.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 22nd will be given a $0.48 dividend. This is a boost from Littelfuse’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.43. This represents a $1.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 21st. Littelfuse’s payout ratio is currently 18.22%.
In related news, SVP Ian Highley sold 986 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $165.79, for a total value of $163,468.94. Following the sale, the senior vice president now directly owns 1,839 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $304,887.81. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Insiders own 3.50% of the company’s stock.
LFUS has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Longbow Research cut shares of Littelfuse from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 17th. ValuEngine cut shares of Littelfuse from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Littelfuse from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 16th. Barrington Research reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Littelfuse in a research report on Wednesday, May 29th. Finally, Robert W. Baird cut shares of Littelfuse from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and reduced their price target for the stock from $193.00 to $171.00 in a research report on Thursday, August 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. Littelfuse has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $207.33.
Littelfuse Company Profile
Littelfuse, Inc designs, manufactures, and sells circuit protection, power control, and sensing products worldwide. The company's Electronics segment offers fuses and fuse accessories, positive temperature coefficient resettable fuses, polymer electrostatic discharge suppressors, varistors, magnetic sensing products, and gas discharge tubes; and 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.
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