Catawba Capital Management Has Lifted By $453,600 Its Visa Com Cl A (V) Holding; Littelfuse Has 1.49 Sentiment

Catawba Capital Management increased Visa Inc Com Cl A (V) stake by 27.05% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Catawba Capital Management acquired 4,320 shares as Visa Inc Com Cl A (V)’s stock rose 5.74%. The Catawba Capital Management holds 20,290 shares with $2.14 million value, up from 15,970 last quarter. Visa Inc Com Cl A now has $276.43B valuation. The stock increased 1.32% or $1.59 during the last trading session, reaching $121.98. About 7.99M shares traded or 4.09% up from the average. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 20.29% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500.

Littelfuse, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells circuit protection devices worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.79 billion. It operates through three divisions: Electronics, Automotive, and Industrial. It has a 30.64 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.

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 $37.93 million for 31.55 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.

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Littelfuse’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Littelfuse, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. LFUS was included in 3 notes of analysts from November 21, 2016. CL King initiated the shares of LFUS in report on Thursday, December 1 with “Buy” rating. Sidoti downgraded Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) on Monday, November 21 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, December 13 by Longbow.

Hamilton Point Investment Advisors Llc holds 3.11% of its portfolio in Littelfuse, Inc. for 29,344 shares. Rk Capital Management Llc owns 61,020 shares or 2.78% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Channing Capital Management Llc has 2.31% invested in the company for 312,891 shares. The Delaware-based Ashford Capital Management Inc has invested 2.26% in the stock. Copeland Capital Management Llc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 147,597 shares.

The stock increased 2.54% or $5.22 during the last trading session, reaching $210.77. About 442,695 shares traded or 185.49% up from the average. Littelfuse, Inc. (LFUS) has risen 46.71% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.01% the S&P500.

Among 40 analysts covering Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), 33 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Visa Inc. had 102 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, January 29 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of V in report on Tuesday, November 3 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Friday, January 12. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, July 21 with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral” on Thursday, February 11. RBC Capital Markets maintained Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) rating on Tuesday, October 25. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $89 target. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, October 3 by Credit Suisse. On Wednesday, October 18 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy”. On Thursday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”.