Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $25.20 and last traded at $25.15, with a volume of 37348 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $23.75.

VPG has been the subject of several recent research reports. B. Riley upped their target price on Vishay Precision Group from $23.00 to $31.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday. ValuEngine raised Vishay Precision Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Vishay Precision Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 24th.

The company has a market cap of $315.66, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.51, a P/E/G ratio of 1.29 and a beta of 0.89. The company has a current ratio of 3.92, a quick ratio of 2.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16.

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, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.01. The company 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 business’s revenue was up 15.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.21 earnings per share. equities analysts anticipate that Vishay Precision Group, Inc. will post 1.02 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of VPG. Uniplan Investment Counsel Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Vishay Precision Group during the second quarter worth approximately $5,740,000. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Vishay Precision Group during the second quarter worth approximately $5,389,000. Vivaldi Asset Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 164.7% during the second quarter. Vivaldi Asset Management LLC now owns 388,674 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $6,724,000 after buying an additional 241,854 shares during the period. Lord Abbett & CO. LLC boosted its position in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 35.1% during the second quarter. Lord Abbett & CO. LLC now owns 235,653 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $4,077,000 after buying an additional 61,170 shares during the period. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 8.6% during the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 451,800 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $7,138,000 after buying an additional 35,800 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 79.94% of the company’s stock.

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About Vishay Precision Group

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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