Vishay Precision Group Company Profile (NYSE:VPG)

About Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)

Vishay Precision Group logoVishay 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. Its Foil Technology Products segment includes foil resistor and strain gage operating segments. The Foil Technology Products segment's brands include Alpha Electronics, Micro-Measurements, Powertron and Vishay Foil Resistors. The Force Sensors segment includes load cells and force measurement transducers that are offered as precision sensors for industrial and commercial use. The Weighing and Control Systems segment designs and manufactures systems that consists of load cells and instrumentation for weighing and force control/measurement for a range of uses, including on-board weighing and overload monitor systems. The segment's brands include BLH Nobel, KELK and VPG Onboard Weighing.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Scientific & Technical Instruments
  • Sub-Industry: Electronic Equipment & Instruments
  • Symbol: NYSE:VPG
  • CUSIP: 92835K10
  • Web: www.vpgsensors.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $231.96 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 13,217,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $17.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $17.25
  • 52 Week Range: $11.75 - $19.44
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 29.70
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.10
  • P/E Growth: 1.32
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $228.09 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.02
  • Book Value: $13.23 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.33
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $28.55 million
  • Net Margins: -4.39%
  • Return on Equity: 5.24%
  • Return on Assets: 3.43%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.19%
  • Current Ratio: 3.95%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.52%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 35,174 shs.
  • Beta: 0.87
  • Short Ratio: 4.14
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)

What is Vishay Precision Group's stock symbol?

Vishay Precision Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VPG."

How were Vishay Precision Group's earnings last quarter?

Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.03. The firm earned $59.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $58.04 million. Vishay Precision Group had a negative net margin of 4.39% and a positive return on equity of 5.24%. The firm's revenue was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.13 EPS. View Vishay Precision Group's Earnings History.

Where is Vishay Precision Group's stock going? Where will Vishay Precision Group's stock price be in 2017?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Vishay Precision Group's shares. Their predictions range from $22.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate Vishay Precision Group's stock price to reach $22.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Vishay Precision Group.

Who are some of Vishay Precision Group's key competitors?

Who owns Vishay Precision Group stock?

Vishay Precision Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.91%), Shufro Rose & Co. LLC (4.92%), Royce & Associates LP (4.29%), LSV Asset Management (3.60%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.42%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (3.26%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vishay Precision Group.

Who sold Vishay Precision Group stock? Who is selling Vishay Precision Group stock?

Vishay Precision Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Royce & Associates LP, Oxford Asset Management, First Trust Advisors LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Nationwide Fund Advisors. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vishay Precision Group.

Who bought Vishay Precision Group stock? Who is buying Vishay Precision Group stock?

Vishay Precision Group's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Vivaldi Capital Management LLC, Litespeed Management L.L.C., Shufro Rose & Co. LLC, Engine Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, LSV Asset Management, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Vanguard Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vishay Precision Group.

How do I buy Vishay Precision Group stock?

Shares of Vishay Precision Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Vishay Precision Group stock cost?

One share of Vishay Precision Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.55.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $22.00 (25.36% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/13/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$22.00LowView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
Earnings by Quarter for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
Earnings History by Quarter for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/9/2017Q1 2017$0.22$0.19$58.04 million$59.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2017Q416$0.24$0.26$57.08 million$55.81 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2016Q316$0.15$0.21$59.51 million$54.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/9/2016Q216$0.20$0.15$59.51 million$58.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q116$0.17$0.13$59.51 million$56.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q415$0.15$0.20$59.51 million$58.91 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.12$0.18$51.61 million$57.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/3/2015Q2 15$0.10$0.13$59.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.11$0.05$61.00 million$56.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q414$0.13$0.12$62.20 million$61.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.16$0.23$57.70 million$63.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$0.18$0.25$62.84 million$65.16 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$0.20$0.12$57.50 million$61.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2014Q413$0.13$0.18$51.00 million$62.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.14$0.09$55.40 million$57.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.20$0.22$63.53 million$62.83 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.16$0.09$55.80 million$57.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2013Q4 2012$0.13$0.37$56.40 million$51.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$0.19$0.14$54.86 million$55.43 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.19$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012$0.13$0.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.22$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.78
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.93
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q2 20171$0.25$0.25$0.25
Q3 20171$0.18$0.18$0.18
Q4 20171$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q1 20181$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q2 20181$0.28$0.28$0.28
Q3 20181$0.22$0.22$0.22
Q4 20181$0.17$0.17$0.17
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.39%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.35%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/15/2017Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy892$16.55$14,762.60View SEC Filing  
2/13/2017Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy2,460$16.55$40,713.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2017Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy4,418$16.43$72,587.74View SEC Filing  
2/7/2017Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy12,340$16.40$202,376.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy16,504$15.86$261,753.44View SEC Filing  
11/4/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy8,551$15.70$134,250.70View SEC Filing  
11/2/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy12,728$15.59$198,429.52View SEC Filing  
10/28/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy1,800$15.58$28,044.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy2,600$15.58$40,508.00View SEC Filing  
10/25/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy8,832$15.55$137,337.60View SEC Filing  
10/24/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy5,095$15.55$79,227.25View SEC Filing  
10/21/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy8,983$15.57$139,865.31View SEC Filing  
10/11/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy26,100$15.78$411,858.00View SEC Filing  
10/7/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy13,904$15.90$221,073.60View SEC Filing  
9/29/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy9,595$15.91$152,656.45View SEC Filing  
9/27/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy4,423$15.79$69,839.17View SEC Filing  
9/26/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy2,723$15.73$42,832.79View SEC Filing  
9/23/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy20,382$15.81$322,239.42View SEC Filing  
9/21/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy10,040$15.72$157,828.80View SEC Filing  
8/24/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy154$15.11$2,326.94View SEC Filing  
8/19/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy83,500$14.69$1,226,615.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy44,867$14.46$648,776.82View SEC Filing  
8/12/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy21,112$13.88$293,034.56View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy18,673$12.14$226,690.22View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy17,900$12.12$216,948.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy21,112$11.75$248,066.00View SEC Filing  
2/23/2016Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy91,253$11.43$1,043,021.79View SEC Filing  
10/30/2015Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy4,203$11.67$49,049.01View SEC Filing  
10/28/2015Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy1,862$11.35$21,133.70View SEC Filing  
10/7/2015Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy27,400$11.75$321,950.00View SEC Filing  
10/6/2015Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy2,500$11.63$29,075.00View SEC Filing  
10/5/2015Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy1,500$11.65$17,475.00View SEC Filing  
10/2/2015Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy11,372$11.47$130,436.84View SEC Filing  
9/30/2015Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy11,102$11.50$127,673.00View SEC Filing  
9/28/2015Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy17,064$11.61$198,113.04View SEC Filing  
9/24/2015Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy38,542$11.62$447,858.04View SEC Filing  
9/22/2015Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy2,361$11.61$27,411.21View SEC Filing  
9/21/2015Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy27,220$11.60$315,752.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2015Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy11,810$11.61$137,114.10View SEC Filing  
9/17/2015Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy2,260$11.65$26,329.00View SEC Filing  
9/2/2015Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy11,907$11.35$135,144.45View SEC Filing  
8/31/2015Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy2,500$11.06$27,650.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2015Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.Major ShareholderBuy35,200$10.72$377,344.00View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014Ziv ShoshaniCEOSell17,000$15.64$265,880.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
Latest Headlines for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoB. Riley Reaffirms Buy Rating for Vishay Precision Group Inc (VPG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 8:28 AM
marketwatch.com logoLoad Cell Market - Global Industry Analysis Size Share Growth Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2024
www.marketwatch.com - May 12 at 3:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Vishay Precision Group Inc Decreased by B. Riley (VPG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 11 at 8:07 AM
nasdaq.com logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. Bottom Line Advances 49% In Q1
www.nasdaq.com - May 10 at 9:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of VPG earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 9:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVishay Precision Group Inc (VPG) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.03 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 10:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVPG Reports Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 9:43 AM
marketbeat.com logoVishay posts 1Q profit
marketbeat.com - May 9 at 8:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVishay Precision Group Inc (VPG) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 7:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVishay Precision Group (VPG) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.22
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 2:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVishay Precision Group (VPG) Earning Positive News Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 11:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Vishay Precision Group (VPG) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 7:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVishay Precision Group (VPG) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 1:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVishay Precision Group First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Conference Call Date Announcement
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 8:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoVishay Precision Group (VPG) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 8:05 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Brokerages Set $21.25 Target Price for Vishay Precision Group Inc (VPG)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 1:24 PM
seekingalpha.com logoVishay Precision (VPG) Presents At Sidoti & Company Spring 2017 Emerging Growth Convention Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - March 30 at 8:15 AM
streetinsider.com logoVishay Precision Group (VPG), Nokomis Capital Reach Agreement on Board Enhancement
www.streetinsider.com - March 28 at 8:24 AM
News IconBRIEF-Vishay Precision Group and Nokomis Capital L.L.C. announces an agreement to further strengthen company's board
www.businessinsider.com - March 28 at 8:24 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoVISHAY PRECISION GROUP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Other Events, Financial
biz.yahoo.com - March 27 at 7:50 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoVPG and Nokomis Capital Reach Agreement on Board Enhancement
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 27 at 8:21 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo7:31 am Vishay Precision and Nokomis Capital will work to identify a mutually agreeable individual to appoint to the Board as a new independent director; Nokomis has also agreed to customary standstill commitments
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 27 at 8:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. Announces Participation at the Sidoti & Company Spring 2017 Convention
finance.yahoo.com - March 23 at 3:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. to Present at the Sidoti & Company Spring 2017 Convention
finance.yahoo.com - March 23 at 3:53 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoVISHAY PRECISION GROUP, INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 16 at 3:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAncora Advisors Sends Letter to the Board of Directors of Vishay Precision Group (VPG)
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 4:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo4:06 pm Vishay Precision: Activist Ancora Advisors sends a letter actively urging shareholders to support its proposal to eliminate dual class structure
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 4:24 AM
seekingalpha.com logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - February 23 at 3:18 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Vishay Precision Group Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 21 at 4:06 PM
businesswire.com logoVPG Reports Fiscal 2016 Fourth Quarter and Twelve Month Results
www.businesswire.com - February 21 at 8:16 AM
rttnews.com logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. Announces 28% Gain In Q4 Bottom Line
www.rttnews.com - February 21 at 8:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVPG Full Year and Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2016 Conference Call Date
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 10:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. Announces Participation at 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference
finance.yahoo.com - January 6 at 6:31 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoVISHAY PRECISION GROUP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers
biz.yahoo.com - November 22 at 8:25 PM
seekingalpha.com logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. 2016 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - November 9 at 8:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVishay posts 3Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 1:01 PM
businesswire.com logoVPG Reports Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter and Nine Month Results
www.businesswire.com - November 8 at 1:01 PM
rttnews.com logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. Earnings Rise 20% In Q3
www.rttnews.com - November 8 at 1:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNew VPG Foil Resistors’ CSM3637F Four-Terminal Bulk Metal® Z Foil High Precision Current Sense Resistor …
finance.yahoo.com - October 31 at 7:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNew VPG Foil Resistors’ CSM3637F Four-Terminal Bulk Metal® Z Foil High Precision Current Sense Resistor Combines Excellent Load-Life Stability With Low TCR for Applications to 3 W
finance.yahoo.com - October 31 at 8:46 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoPowertron Announces Industry’s First Ultra-High-Precision Current Sense Resistors to Achieve Low Resistance From 0.001 Ω With TCR of +/-2 ppm/K and Power to 50 W
uk.finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 12:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVISHAY PRECISION GROUP, INC. Financials
finance.yahoo.com - August 20 at 7:37 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Vishay Precision Group Q2 EPS $0.14
www.reuters.com - August 11 at 11:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMicro-Measurements® Releases New CEA-Series Strain Gages
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 8:35 PM
prnewswire.com logoGlobal Load Cell Industry
www.prnewswire.com - July 6 at 6:56 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoVISHAY PRECISION GROUP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K/A, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - June 22 at 11:46 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoVISHAY PRECISION GROUP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
biz.yahoo.com - June 1 at 12:52 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoVISHAY PRECISION GROUP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition
biz.yahoo.com - May 10 at 8:52 AM

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