A Director at Littelfuse is Exercising Options

By Carrie Williams

Today, a Director at Littelfuse, Gordon Hunter, exercised options of Littelfuse for $2.85M.

Following Gordon Hunter’s last LFUS Sell transaction on April 30, 2014, the stock climbed by 135.4%. In addition to Gordon Hunter, 10 other LFUS executives reported Sell trades in the last month.

Based on Littelfuse’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending December 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $305 million and GAAP net loss of $10.82 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $285 million and had a net profit of $27.25 million. The company has a one-year high of $226.33 and a one-year low of $149.81. LFUS’s market cap is $4.96B and the company has a P/E ratio of 42.87.

Based on 4 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Moderate Buy with an average price target of $222.5, reflecting a 0.4% upside.

The insider sentiment on Littelfuse has been negative according to 77 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Littelfuse, Inc. engages in supplying of circuit protection products for the electronics, automotive and electrical industries. It offers electromechanical and electronic switch and control devices for commercial and specialty vehicles and sensors for automobile safety systems, as well as protection relays and power distribution centers for the safe control and distribution of electricity. It operates through the following segments: Electronics, Automotive, and Electrical. The Electronics segment includes the broadest and deepest portfolio of overvoltage and overcurrent solutions, as well as a leading offering of power switching devices. The Automotive segment maintains a direct sales force to service all the major automotive OEMs and system suppliers domestically. The Electrical segment markets and sells its power fuses and protection relays through the manufacturer’s representatives across North America. The company was founded by Edward V. Sundt in 1927 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.