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

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$35.75 +1.39 (+4.05 %)
(As of 02/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$34.36
Today's Range$33.5110 - $36.50
52-Week Range$26.34 - $45.00
Volume129,188 shs
Average Volume48,020 shs
Market Capitalization$481.70 million
P/E Ratio31.36
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.07
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. 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

Industry Electronic components & accessories
Sub-IndustryElectronic Equipment & Instruments
SectorComputer and Technology
CUSIP92835K10
Phone484-321-5300

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$254.35 million
Cash Flow$2.0677 per share
Book Value$14.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income$14.34 million

Miscellaneous

Employees2,250
Market Cap$481.70 million
OptionableOptionable

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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 20th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.54. The scientific and technical instruments company earned $77 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $75.94 million. Vishay Precision Group had a net margin of 8.45% and a return on equity of 12.63%. Vishay Precision Group's quarterly revenue was up 11.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.39 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 Wednesday, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Vishay Precision Group.

What guidance has Vishay Precision Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

Vishay Precision Group updated its first quarter 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 20th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $72-78 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $76.6 million.

What price target have analysts set for VPG?

2 brokerages have issued 1 year 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 48.3% 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 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Vishay Precision Group.

Has Vishay Precision Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about VPG stock have been trending neutral on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Vishay Precision Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the scientific and technical instruments company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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 52)
  • Mr. William M. Clancy, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Roland B. Desilets, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 57)
  • Reynee Tung, Director of Global Marketing Communications
  • Amir Tal, Sr. VP of Fin.

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 shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.40%), BlackRock Inc. (5.79%), Lord Abbett & CO. LLC (2.69%), LSV Asset Management (1.98%), Royce & Associates LP (1.91%) and Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. (1.83%). Company insiders that own Vishay Precision Group stock include Bruce A Lerner, Janet M Clarke, Marc Zandman, Saul Reibstein, Timothy Talbert, William M Clancy and Ziv Shoshani. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Vishay Precision Group.

Which institutional investors are selling Vishay Precision Group stock?

VPG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Shufro Rose & Co. LLC and Bank of America Corp DE. Company insiders that have sold Vishay Precision Group company stock in the last year include Bruce A Lerner, Janet M Clarke, Marc Zandman, Saul Reibstein, Timothy Talbert, William M Clancy and Ziv Shoshani. View Insider Buying and Selling for Vishay Precision Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Vishay Precision Group stock?

VPG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc., Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan, Oberweis Asset Management Inc. and Noked Capital LTD. 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 $35.75.

How big of a company is Vishay Precision Group?

Vishay Precision Group has a market capitalization of $481.70 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.

What is Vishay Precision Group's official website?

The official website for Vishay Precision Group is http://www.vpgsensors.com.

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:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  246 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  167 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  413
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This page was last updated on 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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