Press coverage about Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) has been trending positive this week, Alpha One Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a division of Accern, ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vishay Precision Group earned a news impact score of 0.38 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned news articles about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 50 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Alpha One Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) traded down 0.56% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $17.85. 541 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Vishay Precision Group has a 12 month low of $11.75 and a 12 month high of $19.44. The firm has a market cap of $235.80 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.36 and a beta of 0.87. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $16.54 and its 200-day moving average price is $17.11.

Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.19 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $59.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $58.04 million. Vishay Precision Group had a positive return on equity of 5.24% and a negative net margin of 4.39%. The firm’s revenue was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.13 EPS. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Vishay Precision Group will post $0.85 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities analysts have commented on the stock. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price objective on shares of Vishay Precision Group in a research report on Saturday. TheStreet raised shares of Vishay Precision Group from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 21st.

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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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