MetLife Investment Advisors LLC cut its stake in shares of Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG) by 35.4% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 5,267 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after selling 2,888 shares during the quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC’s holdings in Vishay Precision Group were worth $159,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 39.3% during the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 56,457 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $2,112,000 after acquiring an additional 15,942 shares during the last quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH increased its position in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 20.5% during the third quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 11,527 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $432,000 after acquiring an additional 1,961 shares during the last quarter. Paloma Partners Management Co purchased a new stake in shares of Vishay Precision Group during the third quarter worth about $397,000. Mackenzie Financial Corp acquired a new position in Vishay Precision Group in the third quarter worth about $398,000. Finally, AQR Capital Management LLC grew its stake in Vishay Precision Group by 228.0% in the third quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 61,829 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $2,312,000 after purchasing an additional 42,978 shares in the last quarter. 82.55% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

NYSE VPG opened at $37.18 on Wednesday. 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 quick ratio of 2.79 and a current ratio of 3.92. The company has a market cap of $503.31 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.14, a PEG ratio of 0.84 and a beta of 0.98.

Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 20th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.54. Vishay Precision Group had a net margin of 7.89% and a return on equity of 13.20%. The firm had revenue of $77.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $75.94 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.39 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 11.0% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, equities analysts expect that Vishay Precision Group Inc will post 2.23 earnings per share for the current year.

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

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Vishay Precision Group Profile

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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