Vishay Precision Group Inc. (NYSE:VPG) major shareholder Nokomis Capital, L.L.C. purchased 16,504 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 8th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $15.86 per share, with a total value of $261,753.44. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Major shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Nokomis Capital, L.L.C. also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, November 4th, Nokomis Capital, L.L.C. acquired 8,551 shares of Vishay Precision Group stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $15.70 per share, for a total transaction of $134,250.70.
  • On Wednesday, November 2nd, Nokomis Capital, L.L.C. acquired 12,728 shares of Vishay Precision Group stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $15.59 per share, for a total transaction of $198,429.52.
  • On Friday, October 28th, Nokomis Capital, L.L.C. acquired 1,800 shares of Vishay Precision Group stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $15.58 per share, for a total transaction of $28,044.00.
  • On Thursday, October 27th, Nokomis Capital, L.L.C. acquired 2,600 shares of Vishay Precision Group stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $15.58 per share, for a total transaction of $40,508.00.
  • On Monday, October 24th, Nokomis Capital, L.L.C. acquired 5,095 shares of Vishay Precision Group stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $15.55 per share, for a total transaction of $79,227.25.
  • On Tuesday, October 25th, Nokomis Capital, L.L.C. acquired 8,832 shares of Vishay Precision Group stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $15.55 per share, for a total transaction of $137,337.60.
  • On Friday, October 21st, Nokomis Capital, L.L.C. acquired 8,983 shares of Vishay Precision Group stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $15.57 per share, for a total transaction of $139,865.31.
  • On Tuesday, October 11th, Nokomis Capital, L.L.C. acquired 26,100 shares of Vishay Precision Group stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $15.78 per share, for a total transaction of $411,858.00.
  • On Friday, October 7th, Nokomis Capital, L.L.C. acquired 13,904 shares of Vishay Precision Group stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $15.90 per share, for a total transaction of $221,073.60.
  • On Thursday, September 29th, Nokomis Capital, L.L.C. acquired 9,595 shares of Vishay Precision Group stock. The stock was purchased at an average price of $15.91 per share, for a total transaction of $152,656.45.

Vishay Precision Group Inc. (NYSE:VPG) opened at 17.80 on Friday. The company’s 50 day moving average is $15.87 and its 200 day moving average is $14.54. The stock’s market cap is $234.82 million. Vishay Precision Group Inc. has a 12 month low of $10.27 and a 12 month high of $17.95.

Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November 8th. The company reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.06. The company earned $54.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $59.51 million. Vishay Precision Group had a negative net margin of 4.39% and a positive return on equity of 5.24%. Vishay Precision Group’s quarterly revenue was down 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.18 earnings per share. On average, analysts anticipate that Vishay Precision Group Inc. will post $0.51 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Panagora Asset Management Inc. raised its position in Vishay Precision Group by 602.3% in the second quarter. Panagora Asset Management Inc. now owns 8,336 shares of the company’s stock valued at $112,000 after buying an additional 7,149 shares during the period. AXA raised its position in Vishay Precision Group by 14.9% in the first quarter. AXA now owns 18,390 shares of the company’s stock valued at $258,000 after buying an additional 2,390 shares during the period. California State Teachers Retirement System raised its position in Vishay Precision Group by 0.8% in the third quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 25,573 shares of the company’s stock valued at $410,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the period. Eagle Global Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Vishay Precision Group during the second quarter valued at approximately $366,000. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC raised its position in Vishay Precision Group by 30.3% in the third quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 29,336 shares of the company’s stock valued at $470,000 after buying an additional 6,825 shares during the period. 83.59% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

VPG has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 price objective on shares of Vishay Precision Group in a research report on Tuesday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Vishay Precision Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 12th.

Vishay Precision Group Company Profile

Vishay Precision Group, Inc (VPG) is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of sensors and sensor-based measurement systems, as well as specialty resistors and strain gages. The Company operates through three business segments: Foil Technology Products, Force Sensors, and Weighing and Control Systems.

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