Vishay Precision Group Inc (VPG) Shares Sold by Zacks Investment Management

Zacks Investment Management lowered its stake in Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG) by 9.9% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 30,756 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after selling 3,397 shares during the quarter. Zacks Investment Management’s holdings in Vishay Precision Group were worth $930,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of VPG. Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc. acquired a new stake in Vishay Precision Group in the fourth quarter worth about $7,322,000. Royce & Associates LP lifted its holdings in Vishay Precision Group by 58.9% in the 4th quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 257,800 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $7,793,000 after acquiring an additional 95,600 shares during the last quarter. Lord Abbett & CO. LLC lifted its holdings in Vishay Precision Group by 28.9% in the 4th quarter. Lord Abbett & CO. LLC now owns 362,989 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $10,973,000 after acquiring an additional 81,471 shares during the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. lifted its holdings in Vishay Precision Group by 283.5% in the 3rd quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 104,725 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $3,917,000 after acquiring an additional 77,418 shares during the last quarter. Finally, AQR Capital Management LLC lifted its holdings in Vishay Precision Group by 228.0% in the 3rd quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 61,829 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $2,312,000 after acquiring an additional 42,978 shares during the last quarter. 82.67% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of NYSE VPG opened at $34.40 on Monday. Vishay Precision Group Inc has a twelve month low of $26.34 and a twelve month high of $45.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.10, a current ratio of 3.92 and a quick ratio of 2.79. The stock has a market capitalization of $464.06 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.78, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.77 and a beta of 0.99.



Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 20th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.54. Vishay Precision Group had a net margin of 7.89% and a return on equity of 13.20%. The company had revenue of $77.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $75.94 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.39 EPS. Vishay Precision Group’s revenue was up 11.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Vishay Precision Group Inc will post 2.23 EPS for the current year.

Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of Vishay Precision Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 2nd.

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About Vishay Precision Group

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.

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