Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG) Director Nokomis Capital, L.L.C. sold 3,400 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $35.25, for a total value of $119,850.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Vishay Precision Group stock opened at $35.00 on Thursday. Vishay Precision Group Inc has a 12 month low of $26.34 and a 12 month high of $41.90. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08, a current ratio of 4.37 and a quick ratio of 3.12. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $33.03 and a 200-day simple moving average of $35.96. The stock has a market capitalization of $474.08 million, a PE ratio of 17.07, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.02 and a beta of 1.07.

Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 5th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.36 by $0.01. Vishay Precision Group had a return on equity of 11.64% and a net margin of 7.45%. The business had revenue of $67.42 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $67.38 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.57 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 10.7% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, equities research analysts anticipate that Vishay Precision Group Inc will post 1.71 EPS for the current year.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its stake in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 78.2% during the third quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 916 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $30,000 after purchasing an additional 402 shares during the last quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in Vishay Precision Group by 764.4% during the third quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,530 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $50,000 after acquiring an additional 1,353 shares during the period. First Interstate Bank acquired a new position in Vishay Precision Group during the third quarter worth $57,000. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new position in Vishay Precision Group during the third quarter worth $154,000. Finally, Man Group plc acquired a new position in Vishay Precision Group during the second quarter worth $203,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 80.38% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. B. Riley upped their price target on Vishay Precision Group from $44.00 to $45.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 6th. ValuEngine upgraded Vishay Precision Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 15th.

Vishay Precision Group Company Profile

Vishay Precision Group, Inc designs, manufactures, and markets sensors, sensor-based measurement systems, specialty resistors, and strain gages in Asia, the United States, Israel, Europe, the United Kingdom, and Canada. It operates through three segments: Foil Technology Products, Force Sensors, and Weighing and Control Systems.

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