15,300 Shares in Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) Acquired by Alliancebernstein L.P.

Alliancebernstein L.P. acquired a new position in Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund acquired 15,300 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock, valued at approximately $265,000. Alliancebernstein L.P. owned about 0.12% of Vishay Precision Group as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of VPG. American International Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 7.0% in the first quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 7,440 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $118,000 after purchasing an additional 484 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position 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 acquiring an additional 794 shares during the last quarter. Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC bought a new stake in Vishay Precision Group during the second quarter valued at $211,000. Eagle Global Advisors LLC boosted its position in Vishay Precision Group by 3.7% during the second quarter. Eagle Global Advisors LLC now owns 17,484 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $302,000 after acquiring an additional 620 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its position 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 acquiring an additional 668 shares during the last quarter. 79.94% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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Shares of Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE VPG) opened at $24.95 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 4.04, a quick ratio of 2.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17. The company has a market cap of $333.62, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.51, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.44 and a beta of 0.89. Vishay Precision Group, Inc. has a 1 year low of $15.10 and a 1 year high of $25.45.

Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $62.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $60.88 million. Vishay Precision Group had a net margin of 5.35% and a return on equity of 7.66%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 15.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.21 earnings per share. equities research analysts expect that Vishay Precision Group, Inc. will post 0.92 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of brokerages have commented on VPG. ValuEngine cut shares of Vishay Precision Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. BidaskClub raised shares of Vishay Precision Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, August 14th. Finally, B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price target on shares of Vishay Precision Group in a research report on Monday, August 7th.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG)

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