JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased its stake in shares of Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG) by 7.2% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 56,200 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after selling 4,388 shares during the quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s holdings in Vishay Precision Group were worth $1,352,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in Vishay Precision Group by 0.4% during the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 78,187 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $1,352,000 after buying an additional 281 shares during the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its stake in Vishay Precision Group by 3.6% during the second quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 19,413 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $336,000 after buying an additional 668 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in Vishay Precision Group by 10.4% during the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 8,435 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $146,000 after buying an additional 794 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors raised its stake in Vishay Precision Group by 9.2% during the second quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 25,092 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $434,000 after buying an additional 2,112 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Citigroup Inc. raised its stake in Vishay Precision Group by 40.7% during the second quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 11,309 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $195,000 after buying an additional 3,272 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 79.78% of the company’s stock.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on VPG shares. B. Riley lifted their price objective on Vishay Precision Group from $23.00 to $31.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. ValuEngine upgraded Vishay Precision Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 30th.

Vishay Precision Group Inc (VPG) opened at $26.15 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $348.90, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.24, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.12 and a beta of 0.93. Vishay Precision Group Inc has a one year low of $15.10 and a one year high of $28.60. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16, a quick ratio of 2.65 and a current ratio of 3.92.

Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $62.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $60.88 million. Vishay Precision Group had a return on equity of 7.52% and a net margin of 5.35%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 15.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.21 EPS. equities research analysts forecast that Vishay Precision Group Inc will post 1.04 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Vishay Precision Group 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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