Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG) has received a consensus broker rating score of 2.00 (Buy) from the two brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has assigned a strong buy recommendation to the company. Vishay Precision Group’s rating score has declined by 100% from 90 days ago as a result of a number of analysts’ ratings changes.
Analysts have set a 12 month consensus price objective of $33.50 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.33 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Vishay Precision Group an industry rank of 135 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.
Several research firms have recently weighed in on VPG. ValuEngine upgraded Vishay Precision Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Sidoti downgraded Vishay Precision Group from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday. Finally, B. Riley raised their target price on Vishay Precision Group from $31.00 to $34.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 22nd.
Shares of Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) traded up $0.50 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $31.45. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 38,736 shares, compared to its average volume of 73,366. The stock has a market capitalization of $402.72, a P/E ratio of 26.58, a P/E/G ratio of 1.11 and a beta of 0.87. The company has a quick ratio of 2.65, a current ratio of 3.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16. Vishay Precision Group has a 52 week low of $15.10 and a 52 week high of $32.30.
Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, February 21st. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $69.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $63.92 million. Vishay Precision Group had a return on equity of 8.44% and a net margin of 5.64%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 24.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.26 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that Vishay Precision Group will post 1.37 EPS for the current year.
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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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