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: $303.03 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 13,291,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $20.48
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $17.84
  • 52 Week Range: $15.10 - $23.10
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 30.93
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.36
  • P/E Growth: 1.50
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $232.41 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.30
  • Book Value: $13.72 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.66
  • EBIDTA: $31.01 million
  • Net Margins: 4.16%
  • Return on Equity: 7.25%
  • Return on Assets: 4.63%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.17%
  • Current Ratio: 4.04%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.69%
  • Average Volume: 38,302 shs.
  • Beta: 0.91
  • Short Ratio: 4.28

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) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August, 8th. The company reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.05. The company earned $62.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $60.19 million. Vishay Precision Group had a net margin of 4.16% and a return on equity of 7.25%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 7.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.15 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 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Vishay Precision Group's stock. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate Vishay Precision Group's share price to reach $23.00 in the next twelve months. 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
  • Wesley Cummins, Independent Director
  • Bruce Lerner Ph.D., Independent Director
  • Saul V. Reibstein CPA, Independent Director

Who owns Vishay Precision Group stock?

Vishay Precision Group's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include NOKOMIS CAPITAL, L.L.C. (15.94%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.89%), Shufro Rose & Co. LLC (4.91%), Royce & Associates LP (3.94%), LSV Asset Management (3.58%) and Vanguard Group Inc. (3.27%). 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 Royce & Associates LP, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., California State Teachers Retirement System, California Public Employees Retirement System, Northern Trust Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and OxFORD Asset Management LLP. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc., Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc., Vivaldi Asset Management LLC, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Algert Global LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Kennedy Capital Management Inc. and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. 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 $22.80.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE VPG)
Community Ranking:  3.3 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  123 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  63 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  186
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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: $23.00 (0.88% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/13/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$23.00HighView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/25/2015 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
8/8/2017Q2 2017$0.24$0.29$60.19 million$62.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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: 86.47%
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 logoVishay Precision Group (VPG) and Chart Industries (GTLS) Head to Head Review - September 25 at 6:54 AM logoCritical Analysis: ESCO Technologies (ESE) and Vishay Precision Group (VPG) - September 17 at 12:34 PM logoVishay Precision Group (VPG) versus The Competition Head-To-Head Review - September 14 at 10:33 AM logoVishay Precision Group (VPG) versus Cognex Corporation (CGNX) Critical Contrast - September 12 at 8:28 PM logoWhat Is Vishay Precision Group Inc’s (VPG) Share Price Doing? - September 12 at 11:57 AM logoHow Vishay Precision (VPG) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry - September 8 at 10:08 AM logoHow Vishay Precision (VPG) Stock Stands Out in a Strong Industry - September 8 at 10:08 AM logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $60.89 Million - September 3 at 1:46 AM logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. :VPG-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 31, 2017 - September 1 at 10:50 AM logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) Raised to "Buy" at BidaskClub - August 27 at 5:34 PM logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) Upgraded at BidaskClub - August 15 at 12:28 AM logoVishay Precision Group's (VPG) Buy Rating Reiterated at B. Riley - August 13 at 6:34 AM logoVishay Precision Group: With Activist On Board, Catalysts Now On The Horizon To Tip The Scales Of This Weighing Systems Manufacturer - August 10 at 9:27 AM logoEdited Transcript of VPG earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-17 2:00pm GMT - August 10 at 9:27 AM logoZacks: Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) Given $22.50 Average Target Price by Analysts - August 8 at 6:44 PM logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. Announces 100% Rise In Q2 Profit - August 8 at 3:19 PM logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.05 EPS - August 8 at 3:02 PM logoVPG Reports Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Results - August 8 at 8:09 AM logoVishay posts 2Q profit - August 8 at 8:09 AM logoVishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) Rating Reiterated by B. Riley - August 7 at 6:46 PM logo Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) Receives Average Rating of "" from Brokerages - July 31 at 12:34 AM 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



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