News coverage about Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vishay Precision Group earned a news impact score of 0.04 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 45.6181111492781 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Brokerages Anticipate Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) to Announce $0.26 Earnings Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Reviewing Vishay Precision Group (VPG) and Mettler-Toledo International (MTD) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Contrasting Vishay Precision Group (VPG) & Its Rivals (americanbankingnews.com)
- Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $60.89 Million (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on VPG shares. ValuEngine upgraded Vishay Precision Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. B. Riley restated a “buy” rating and issued a $23.00 price target on shares of Vishay Precision Group in a research note on Sunday, August 13th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Vishay Precision Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 24th.
Vishay Precision Group (VPG) opened at 23.95 on Friday. Vishay Precision Group has a 1-year low of $15.10 and a 1-year high of $24.80. The stock has a market capitalization of $318.32 million, a P/E ratio of 33.22 and a beta of 0.93. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $22.77 and a 200-day moving average price of $18.77.
Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.24 by $0.05. Vishay Precision Group had a net margin of 4.16% and a return on equity of 7.25%. The firm had revenue of $62.30 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $60.19 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.15 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts expect that Vishay Precision Group will post $0.92 EPS for the current 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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