Glazer Capital adds Microchip Technology (MCHP) to its portfolio

Microchip Technology (MCHP) : Glazer Capital added new position in Microchip Technology during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 100,056 shares of Microchip Technology which is valued at $6,054,389 , the company said in a statement filed on Aug 15, 2016 with the SEC.Microchip Technology makes up approximately 1.74% of Glazer Capital’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Sawtooth Asset Management boosted its stake in MCHP in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 577 additional shares and now holds a total of 9,732 shares of Microchip Technology which is valued at $588,883. Microchip Technology makes up approx 0.31% of Sawtooth Asset Management’s portfolio.1st Source Bank reduced its stake in MCHP by selling 367 shares or 3.69% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 9,587 shares of MCHP which is valued at $533,421. Microchip Technology makes up approx 0.06% of 1st Source Bank’s portfolio.Shell Asset Management Co boosted its stake in MCHP in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 4,856 additional shares and now holds a total of 15,606 shares of Microchip Technology which is valued at $890,790. Microchip Technology makes up approx 0.02% of Shell Asset Management Co’s portfolio. Simplex Trading added MCHP to its portfolio by purchasing 1,492 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $81,075. Microchip Technology makes up approx 0.01% of Simplex Trading’s portfolio.

Microchip Technology opened for trading at $62.1 and hit $62.8 on the upside on Thursday, eventually ending the session at $62.8, with a gain of 1.44% or 0.89 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 34,13,443 shares. Company has a market cap of $13,520 M.

On the company’s financial health, Microchip Technology reported $0.84 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.09 according to the earnings call on Aug 8, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.75. The company had revenue of $844.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $821.32 million. The company’s revenue was up 58.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.69 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Microchip Technology. Company shares were Reiterated by Needham on Aug 9, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 70 from a previous price target of $60 .Company shares were Reiterated by Stifel on Aug 9, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 64 from a previous price target of $60 .

Microchip Technology Incorporated develops manufactures and sells specialized semiconductor products for a range of embedded control applications. The Company operates in segments including semiconductor products and technology licensing. The Company’s product portfolio consists of general purpose and specialized 8-bit 16-bit and 32-bit microcontrollers; linear mixed-signal power management; thermal management; Radio-frequency (RF) safety security wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices as well as serial EEPROMs Serial Flash memories Parallel Flash memories and serial Static Random Access Memory (SRAM). The Company also licenses Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a range of products. The Company’s products are applicable in the automotive communications computing consumer and industrial control markets.

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