Vishay Precision Group Inc (VPG) Stake Decreased by Axa

Axa cut its position in shares of Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG) by 26.5% during the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 33,074 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after selling 11,948 shares during the quarter. Axa’s holdings in Vishay Precision Group were worth $832,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in VPG. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new position in Vishay Precision Group in the 4th quarter valued at about $131,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its stake in Vishay Precision Group by 10.4% in the 2nd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 8,435 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $146,000 after buying an additional 794 shares during the last quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC grew its stake in Vishay Precision Group by 1,650.0% in the 4th quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 6,965 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $175,000 after buying an additional 6,567 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC acquired a new position in Vishay Precision Group in the 2nd quarter valued at about $187,000. Finally, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in Vishay Precision Group in the 3rd quarter valued at about $227,000. Institutional investors own 81.41% of the company’s stock.

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VPG stock opened at $31.50 on Friday. Vishay Precision Group Inc has a 52 week low of $15.35 and a 52 week high of $33.45. The company has a market cap of $441.26, a PE ratio of 29.44, a P/E/G ratio of 1.21 and a beta of 0.87. The company has a quick ratio of 2.53, a current ratio of 3.69 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15.

Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 21st. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.08. Vishay Precision Group had a net margin of 5.64% and a return on equity of 8.31%. The business had revenue of $69.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $63.92 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.26 EPS. Vishay Precision Group’s quarterly revenue was up 24.4% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that Vishay Precision Group Inc will post 1.37 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of research analysts recently commented on VPG shares. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Vishay Precision Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. B. Riley upped their price target on shares of Vishay Precision Group from $31.00 to $34.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd. Finally, Sidoti lowered shares of Vishay Precision Group from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, March 9th.

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

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