Littelfuse (LFUS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed at Stifel Nicolaus; The $205.0 Target Indicates -6.79% Potential; J2 Global (JCOM)’s Sentiment Is 1.24

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. $202.75’s average target is -7.81% below currents $219.93 stock price. Littelfuse had 17 analyst reports since September 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer given on Monday, August 28. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 2 by Oppenheimer. The stock of Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by Oppenheimer. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, September 13 by Oppenheimer. The company was maintained on Sunday, September 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) earned “Buy” rating by CL King on Thursday, December 1. Oppenheimer downgraded the shares of LFUS in report on Friday, October 13 to “Perform” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of LFUS in report on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, December 13 by Longbow. The stock of Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Sunday, August 6.

j2 Global, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of Internet services worldwide. The company has market cap of $3.67 billion. It operates through two divisions, Business Cloud Services and Digital Media. It has a 28.08 P/E ratio. The Business Cloud Services segment offers cloud services to sole proprietors, small to medium-sized businesses and enterprises, and government organizations.

Analysts await Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $1.67 EPS, up 6.37% or $0.10 from last year’s $1.57 per share. LFUS’s profit will be $37.93M for 32.92 P/E if the $1.67 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.12 actual EPS reported by Littelfuse, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -21.23% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 4.74% or $9.95 during the last trading session, reaching $219.93. About 227,519 shares traded or 41.42% up from the average. Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) has risen 46.71% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.01% the S&P500.

Littelfuse, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells circuit protection devices worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.00 billion. It operates through three divisions: Electronics, Automotive, and Industrial. It has a 31.97 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.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.49 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.17, from 1.32 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 13 investors sold Littelfuse, Inc. shares while 77 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 93 raised stakes. 21.90 million shares or 0.08% more from 21.88 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Rockefeller Financial Service reported 149,696 shares stake. Manufacturers Life Ins The reported 0.01% stake. Polar Capital Llp has invested 0.09% in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS). Vanguard invested in 1.92M shares or 0.02% of the stock. Invesco Ltd has 0.04% invested in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) for 504,713 shares. Suntrust Banks holds 0% of its portfolio in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) for 2,530 shares. Cookson Peirce And Inc owns 8,070 shares for 0.16% of their portfolio. Credit Agricole S A holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) for 13,393 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Co holds 0% or 7,061 shares. Virginia Retirement System Et Al invested in 36,100 shares. Dimensional Fund Ltd Partnership reported 383,663 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Pictet Asset Mngmt owns 431,838 shares. Credit Suisse Ag owns 36,291 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc holds 0.06% or 11,217 shares. Panagora Asset Mgmt reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS).

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of j2 Global’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating j2 Global, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. JCOM was included in 2 notes of analysts from August 31, 2016. The stock of j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCOM) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, January 25 by Citigroup. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, August 31 by Robert W. Baird.

Brave Asset Management Inc holds 2.56% of its portfolio in j2 Global, Inc. for 66,031 shares. Pembroke Management Ltd owns 323,186 shares or 2.33% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Cardinal Capital Management Llc Ct has 2.1% invested in the company for 686,416 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Copeland Capital Management Llc has invested 1.76% in the stock. Corbyn Investment Management Inc Md, a Maryland-based fund reported 72,322 shares.

Analysts await j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:JCOM) to report earnings on February, 8. They expect $1.69 EPS, up 14.97% or $0.22 from last year’s $1.47 per share. JCOM’s profit will be $81.82 million for 11.20 P/E if the $1.69 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.27 actual EPS reported by j2 Global, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 33.07% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $232,900 activity.