Rhumbline Advisers cut its position in Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) by 12.2% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 14,760 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after selling 2,042 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers owned about 0.11% of Vishay Precision Group worth $371,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in VPG. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in Vishay Precision Group during the fourth quarter valued at $131,000. Macquarie Group Ltd. purchased a new position in shares of Vishay Precision Group in the 3rd quarter worth $274,000. Alambic Investment Management L.P. purchased a new position in shares of Vishay Precision Group in the 4th quarter worth $402,000. Bessemer Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 103.6% in the 4th quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 17,100 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $430,000 after buying an additional 8,700 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bailard Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Vishay Precision Group in the 4th quarter worth about $571,000. 81.41% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
VPG opened at $28.95 on Friday. 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 has a 1 year low of $15.38 and a 1 year high of $33.45. The firm has a market capitalization of $393.41, a P/E ratio of 25.39, a PEG ratio of 1.08 and a beta of 0.83.
VPG has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Vishay Precision Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st. B. Riley boosted their price target on shares of Vishay Precision Group from $31.00 to $34.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. Finally, Sidoti downgraded shares of Vishay Precision Group from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, March 9th.
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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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