Key Professional Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus Maintained their ‘”Hold”’ rating for Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS) Shares Today. Their Price Target is $185.0

December 8, 2017 - By Peter Erickson

 Key Professional Analysts at Stifel Nicolaus Maintained their ‘

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.11, from 1.21 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 19 investors sold Littelfuse, Inc. shares while 75 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 90 raised stakes. 21.88 million shares or 2.12% more from 21.43 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

Moreover, Gemmer Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) for 39 shares. Pnc Financial Svcs Group owns 0.01% invested in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) for 32,640 shares. The Ohio-based Strs Ohio has invested 0.02% in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS). The Kentucky-based Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky has invested 0.01% in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS). 56,760 were reported by Goldman Sachs Gru Incorporated Inc. Riverhead Cap Management Lc invested in 1,798 shares. Panagora Asset Management has invested 0.02% in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS). California-based Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt Inc has invested 0.02% in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt owns 0.01% invested in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) for 3,312 shares. Arizona State Retirement System owns 9,600 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. The New York-based Laurion L P has invested 0% in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS). Morgan Stanley holds 0% in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) or 79,307 shares. Century Mgmt Ltd invested 0.32% of its portfolio in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS). Forward Mgmt Lc invested in 0.02% or 1,758 shares. Rockefeller Service holds 151,685 shares or 0.5% of its portfolio.

Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS) Rating Reaffirmed

The firm has just set a target price per share of $185.0 on Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS) shares. This is -5.71 % from the current price. In an analyst note revealed to investors on Wednesday, 4 October, Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed their “Hold” rating on shares of LFUS.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.11, from 1.21 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 19 investors sold Littelfuse, Inc. shares while 75 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 90 raised stakes. 21.88 million shares or 2.12% more from 21.43 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.

Moreover, Gemmer Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) for 39 shares. Pnc Financial Svcs Group owns 0.01% invested in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) for 32,640 shares. The Ohio-based Strs Ohio has invested 0.02% in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS). The Kentucky-based Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky has invested 0.01% in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS). 56,760 were reported by Goldman Sachs Gru Incorporated Inc. Riverhead Cap Management Lc invested in 1,798 shares. Panagora Asset Management has invested 0.02% in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS). California-based Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt Inc has invested 0.02% in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt owns 0.01% invested in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) for 3,312 shares. Arizona State Retirement System owns 9,600 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. The New York-based Laurion L P has invested 0% in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS). Morgan Stanley holds 0% in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) or 79,307 shares. Century Mgmt Ltd invested 0.32% of its portfolio in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS). Forward Mgmt Lc invested in 0.02% or 1,758 shares. Rockefeller Service holds 151,685 shares or 0.5% of its portfolio.

Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Littelfuse has $232.0 highest and $124 lowest target. $197.75’s average target is 0.79% above currents $196.2 stock price. Littelfuse had 16 analyst reports since September 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer given on Tuesday, July 18. Oppenheimer downgraded the shares of LFUS in report on Friday, October 13 to “Perform” rating. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of LFUS in report on Wednesday, February 3 with “Outperform” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $180.0 target in Sunday, September 10 report. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, September 13 with “Outperform”. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $202.0 target in Tuesday, September 5 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Zacks on Monday, September 7. On Friday, August 26 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Outperform”. The stock of Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Sunday, August 6. The stock has “Buy” rating by CL King on Thursday, December 1.

The stock increased 2.10% or $4.03 during the last trading session, reaching $196.2. About 138,774 shares traded. Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) has risen 46.71% since December 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.01% the S&P500.

Analysts await Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $1.67 earnings per share, up 6.37 % or $0.10 from last year’s $1.57 per share. LFUS’s profit will be $37.93M for 29.37 P/E if the $1.67 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.12 actual earnings per share reported by Littelfuse, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -21.23 % negative EPS growth.

Littelfuse, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells circuit protection devices worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.46 billion. It operates through three divisions: Electronics, Automotive, and Industrial. It has a 30.88 P/E ratio. The Electronics segment provides fuses and protectors, positive temperature coefficient resettable fuses, resettable fuses, polymer electrostatic discharge suppressors, discrete transient voltage suppression diodes, TVS diode arrays protection and switching thyristors, gas discharge tubes, power switching components, fuseholders, reed switch and sensor assemblies, insulated gate bipolar transistors blocks, and related accessories.

More news for Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) were recently published by: Nasdaq.com, which released: “Littelfuse, Inc. (LFUS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 21, 2017” on November 20, 2017. Businesswire.com‘s article titled: “Littelfuse New Industrial Relays, High-Speed Fuses Selected as Finalists for …” and published on December 05, 2017 is yet another important article.

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