Vishay Precision Group Inc (VPG) Stake Raised by Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc.

Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. increased its stake in Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG) by 1.0% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 300,110 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after buying an additional 3,022 shares during the quarter. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. owned approximately 2.26% of Vishay Precision Group worth $7,547,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Algert Global LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 139.5% in the 3rd quarter. Algert Global LLC now owns 72,009 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $1,757,000 after buying an additional 41,942 shares during the last quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP boosted its holdings in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 37.9% in the 3rd quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP now owns 60,042 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $1,444,000 after buying an additional 16,513 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its holdings in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 221.2% in the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 27,097 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $661,000 after buying an additional 18,662 shares during the last quarter. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. lifted its holdings in Vishay Precision Group by 76.7% during the 3rd quarter. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. now owns 38,700 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $944,000 after purchasing an additional 16,800 shares during the last quarter. Finally, EAM Investors LLC acquired a new stake in Vishay Precision Group during the 3rd quarter valued at $859,000. 79.78% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

VPG has been the subject of several research reports. ValuEngine downgraded Vishay Precision Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. B. Riley raised their price target on Vishay Precision Group from $23.00 to $31.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 8th.

Shares of Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE VPG) traded up $0.10 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $26.15. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 24,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 39,333. Vishay Precision Group Inc has a fifty-two week low of $15.10 and a fifty-two week high of $28.60. The firm has a market cap of $348.90, a P/E ratio of 27.24, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.12 and a beta of 0.93. The company has a quick ratio of 2.65, a current ratio of 3.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16.

Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.01. Vishay Precision Group had a return on equity of 7.52% and a net margin of 5.35%. The business had revenue of $62.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $60.88 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.21 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 15.3% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts expect that Vishay Precision Group Inc will post 1.04 EPS for the current year.

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Vishay Precision Group Company Profile

Vishay 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.

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