Algert Global LLC reduced its position in Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG) by 32.4% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 15,281 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after selling 7,324 shares during the period. Algert Global LLC owned 0.11% of Vishay Precision Group worth $572,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Allianz Asset Management GmbH raised its position in Vishay Precision Group by 20.5% during the 3rd quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 11,527 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $432,000 after buying an additional 1,961 shares during the last quarter. Engineers Gate Manager LP boosted its stake in Vishay Precision Group by 27.8% during the 3rd quarter. Engineers Gate Manager LP now owns 10,057 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $376,000 after purchasing an additional 2,185 shares during the last quarter. Simplex Trading LLC boosted its stake in Vishay Precision Group by 173.4% during the 3rd quarter. Simplex Trading LLC now owns 3,483 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $130,000 after purchasing an additional 2,209 shares during the last quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 11.1% during the 3rd quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC now owns 23,647 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $878,000 after acquiring an additional 2,363 shares during the period. Finally, Alambic Investment Management L.P. raised its holdings in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 15.4% during the 2nd quarter. Alambic Investment Management L.P. now owns 22,609 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $863,000 after acquiring an additional 3,009 shares during the period. 78.45% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of VPG opened at $29.85 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11, a quick ratio of 2.83 and a current ratio of 4.09. The stock has a market capitalization of $402.20 million, a P/E ratio of 26.18, a P/E/G ratio of 0.73 and a beta of 0.98. Vishay Precision Group Inc has a 12-month low of $23.65 and a 12-month high of $45.00.

Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 6th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $75.49 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $73.60 million. Vishay Precision Group had a return on equity of 12.63% and a net margin of 8.45%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 20.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.32 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Vishay Precision Group Inc will post 2.05 earnings per share for the current year.

VPG has been the topic of several research analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered shares of Vishay Precision Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, September 22nd. Sidoti upgraded shares of Vishay Precision Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, October 11th.

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Vishay Precision Group Company 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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