Media coverage about Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Vishay Precision Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 47.2940056028498 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on VPG shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Vishay Precision Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. B. Riley upped their price objective on Vishay Precision Group from $31.00 to $34.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd. Finally, Sidoti lowered Vishay Precision Group from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, March 9th.

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Shares of Vishay Precision Group stock opened at $31.35 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 2.65, a current ratio of 3.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16. The company has a market capitalization of $416.67, a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.30, a PEG ratio of 1.14 and a beta of 0.87. Vishay Precision Group has a 12 month low of $15.26 and a 12 month high of $32.30.

Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 21st. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $69.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $63.92 million. Vishay Precision Group had a return on equity of 8.44% and a net margin of 5.64%. Vishay Precision Group’s revenue was up 24.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.26 EPS. research analysts anticipate that Vishay Precision Group will post 1.37 earnings per share for the current fiscal 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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