NYSE:VPG - Vishay Precision Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$42.00 +0.05 (+0.12 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 02:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$42.00
Today's Range$41.08 - $42.05
52-Week Range$19.75 - $44.82
Volume113,563 shs
Average Volume72,047 shs
Market Capitalization$595.29 million
P/E Ratio36.84
Dividend YieldN/A
Vishay Precision Group logoVishay 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. The company's product portfolio includes foil resistors, foil strain gages, transducers, load cells, weighing modules, data acquisition systems, and weighing and control systems, as well as sensors that convert mechanical inputs into an electronic signal for display, processing, interpretation, or control by its instrumentation and system products. Its products are primarily used in the military and aerospace, medical, agricultural, steel, and construction sectors for application in waste management, bulk hauling, logging, scale manufacturing, engineering systems, pharmaceutical, oil, chemical, steel, paper, and food industries. The company markets and sells its products through original equipment manufacturers, electronic manufacturing services companies, and independent distributors, as well as directly to end-use customers. Vishay Precision Group, Inc. was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Electronic components & accessories
Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.13
Current Ratio4.10
Quick Ratio2.79


Trailing P/E Ratio36.84
Forward P/E Ratio24.28
P/E Growth1.28

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$254.35 million
Price / Sales2.22
Cash Flow$1.8510 per share
Price / Cash22.69
Book Value$14.54 per share
Price / Book2.89


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.14
Net Income$14.34 million
Net Margins7.66%
Return on Equity10.93%
Return on Assets7.01%


Outstanding Shares13,470,000
Market Cap$595.29 million

Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) Frequently Asked Questions

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) released its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 7th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.13. The scientific and technical instruments company had revenue of $74.23 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $73.53 million. Vishay Precision Group had a return on equity of 10.93% and a net margin of 7.66%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.29 earnings per share. View Vishay Precision Group's Earnings History.

When is Vishay Precision Group's next earnings date?

Vishay Precision Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 6th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Vishay Precision Group.

What price target have analysts set for VPG?

2 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Vishay Precision Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $53.00 to $53.00. On average, they expect Vishay Precision Group's share price to reach $53.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Vishay Precision Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Vishay Precision Group?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Vishay Precision Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Vishay Precision Group.

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

Who are Vishay Precision Group's key executives?

Vishay Precision Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ziv Shoshani, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. William M. Clancy, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Roland B. Desilets, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 56)
  • Amir Tal, Sr. VP of Fin.
  • Mr. Steven C. Klausner, VP & Treasurer (Age 60)

Has Vishay Precision Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about VPG stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vishay Precision Group earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 46.48 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Vishay Precision Group.

Who are Vishay Precision Group's major shareholders?

Vishay Precision Group's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.61%), BlackRock Inc. (6.57%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (5.47%), LSV Asset Management (2.79%), Shufro Rose & Co. LLC (1.45%) and Millennium Management LLC (1.39%). Company insiders that own Vishay Precision Group stock include Bruce A Lerner, Janet M Clarke, Marc Zandman, Nokomis Capital, LLC and William M Clancy. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vishay Precision Group.

Which major investors are selling Vishay Precision Group stock?

VPG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Royce & Associates LP, Millennium Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Algert Global LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Vishay Precision Group company stock in the last year include Bruce A Lerner, Janet M Clarke, Marc Zandman and William M Clancy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vishay Precision Group.

Which major investors are buying Vishay Precision Group stock?

VPG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Boston Advisors LLC, Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Chicago Equity Partners LLC and American Century Companies Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vishay Precision Group.

How do I buy shares of Vishay Precision Group?

Shares of VPG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Vishay Precision Group's stock price today?

One share of VPG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.00.

How big of a company is Vishay Precision Group?

Vishay Precision Group has a market capitalization of $595.29 million and generates $254.35 million in revenue each year. The scientific and technical instruments company earns $14.34 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.14 on an earnings per share basis. Vishay Precision Group employs 2,250 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Vishay Precision Group?

Vishay Precision Group's mailing address is 3 GREAT VALLEY PARKWAY SUITE 150, MALVERN PA, 19355. The scientific and technical instruments company can be reached via phone at 484-321-5300 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE VPG)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  220 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  138 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  358
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This page was last updated on 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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