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: Testing & Measuring Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: Electronic Equipment & Instruments
  • Symbol: NYSE:VPG
  • CUSIP: 92835K10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $233.94 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 13,217,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $17.46
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $16.93
  • 52 Week Range: $11.75 - $19.44
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 30.20
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.24
  • P/E Growth: 1.29
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $228.09 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.03
  • Book Value: $13.23 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.34
  • EBIDTA: $28.55 million
  • Net Margins: 3.47%
  • Return on Equity: 6.19%
  • Return on Assets: 3.98%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.19%
  • Current Ratio: 4.02%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.63%
  • Average Volume: 30,189 shs.
  • Beta: 0.95
  • Short Ratio: 2.61
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) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.03. The business earned $59.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $58.04 million. Vishay Precision Group had a return on equity of 6.19% and a net margin of 3.47%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.13 earnings per share. 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 target prices for Vishay Precision Group's stock. Their predictions range from $22.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect Vishay Precision Group's share 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 are Vishay Precision Group's key executives?

Vishay Precision Group's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Ziv Shoshani, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • William M. Clancy, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Roland B. Desilets Jr., Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Marc Zandman, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Janet Morrison Clarke, Independent Director
  • Saul V. Reibstein CPA, Independent Director
  • Timothy V. Talbert, Independent Director
  • Cary B. Wood, Independent Director

Who owns Vishay Precision Group stock?

Vishay Precision Group's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. (2.36%), Strs Ohio (0.27%), Spark Investment Management LLC (0.24%), Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan (0.17%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.15%) and Eagle Global Advisors LLC (0.13%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vishay Precision Group.

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

Vishay Precision Group's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc., Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Spark Investment Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Eagle Global Advisors LLC and Strs Ohio. 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.

What is Vishay Precision Group's stock price today?

One share of Vishay Precision Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.70.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE VPG)
Community Ranking:  3.4 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  102 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  49 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  151
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $22.00 (24.29% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/13/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$22.00LowView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/27/2015 forward)


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)


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)


Dividend History for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.39%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 84.19%
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)


Headline Trends for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
Latest Headlines for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
DateHeadline logo$0.24 Earnings Per Share Expected for Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) This Quarter - July 27 at 10:35 AM logoKeysight Technologies (KEYS) vs. Vishay Precision Group (VPG) Financial Review - July 21 at 2:24 PM logoVishay Precision Group Announces Date for Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Conference Call - July 21 at 8:31 AM logo$60.19 Million in Sales Expected for Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) This Quarter - July 5 at 11:42 AM logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.24 Per Share - July 3 at 8:35 AM logoCritical Survey: Rudolph Technologies (RTEC) & Vishay Precision Group (VPG) - June 24 at 10:14 PM logoVishay Precision Group (VPG) Presents At 2017 Marcum Microcap Conference - Slideshow - June 17 at 7:08 AM logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. Announces Participation at the 2017 Marcum Microcap Conference - June 10 at 2:11 AM logo$60.19 Million in Sales Expected for Vishay Precision Group Inc (VPG) This Quarter - June 9 at 4:06 PM logoFinancial Comparison: Badger Meter (BMI) versus Vishay Precision Group (VPG) - June 8 at 8:44 PM logo Vishay Precision Group Inc (VPG) Given Average Rating of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages - June 7 at 8:46 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Vishay Precision Group Inc (VPG) to Announce $0.24 Earnings Per Share - June 7 at 8:08 AM logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. :VPG-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 25, 2017 - May 26 at 8:29 AM logoB. Riley Reaffirms Buy Rating for Vishay Precision Group Inc (VPG) - May 13 at 8:28 AM logoLoad Cell Market - Global Industry Analysis Size Share Growth Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2024 - May 12 at 3:29 PM logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Vishay Precision Group Inc Decreased by B. Riley (VPG) - May 11 at 8:07 AM logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. Bottom Line Advances 49% In Q1 - May 10 at 9:56 AM logoEdited Transcript of VPG earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 2:00pm GMT - May 10 at 9:56 AM logoVishay Precision Group Inc (VPG) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.03 EPS - May 9 at 10:22 AM logoVPG Reports Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Results - May 9 at 9:43 AM logoVishay posts 1Q profit - May 9 at 8:15 AM logoVishay Precision Group Inc (VPG) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday - May 6 at 7:04 AM logoVishay Precision Group (VPG) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.22 - May 2 at 2:32 PM logoVishay Precision Group (VPG) Earning Positive News Coverage, Report Shows - April 29 at 11:34 AM logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Vishay Precision Group (VPG) Stock Price - April 21 at 7:56 PM logoVishay Precision Group (VPG) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds - April 18 at 1:17 PM logoVishay Precision Group First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Conference Call Date Announcement - April 17 at 8:15 AM logoVishay Precision Group (VPG) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, Report Shows - April 15 at 8:05 AM logo Brokerages Set $21.25 Target Price for Vishay Precision Group Inc (VPG) - April 3 at 1:24 PM logoVishay Precision (VPG) Presents At Sidoti & Company Spring 2017 Emerging Growth Convention Conference - Slideshow - March 30 at 8:15 AM logoVishay Precision Group (VPG), Nokomis Capital Reach Agreement on Board Enhancement - 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 - March 28 at 8:24 AM logoVISHAY PRECISION GROUP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Other Events, Financial - March 27 at 7:50 PM logoVPG and Nokomis Capital Reach Agreement on Board Enhancement - March 27 at 8:21 AM 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 - March 27 at 8:21 AM logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. Announces Participation at the Sidoti & Company Spring 2017 Convention - March 23 at 3:53 PM logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. to Present at the Sidoti & Company Spring 2017 Convention - March 23 at 3:53 PM logoVISHAY PRECISION GROUP, INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - March 16 at 3:31 PM logoAncora Advisors Sends Letter to the Board of Directors of Vishay Precision Group (VPG) - March 9 at 4:24 AM logo4:06 pm Vishay Precision: Activist Ancora Advisors sends a letter actively urging shareholders to support its proposal to eliminate dual class structure - March 9 at 4:24 AM logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - February 23 at 3:18 AM logoQ4 2016 Vishay Precision Group Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open - February 21 at 4:06 PM logoVPG Reports Fiscal 2016 Fourth Quarter and Twelve Month Results - February 21 at 8:16 AM logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. Announces 28% Gain In Q4 Bottom Line - February 21 at 8:16 AM logoVPG Full Year and Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2016 Conference Call Date - January 30 at 10:00 AM logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. Announces Participation at 19th Annual Needham Growth Conference - January 6 at 6:31 AM logoVISHAY PRECISION GROUP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers - November 22 at 8:25 PM logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. 2016 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - November 9 at 8:27 PM logoVishay posts 3Q profit - November 8 at 1:01 PM logoVPG Reports Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter and Nine Month Results - November 8 at 1:01 PM



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