Vishay Precision Group (VPG) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows

Media stories about Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Vishay Precision Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 45.3051521160169 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on VPG shares. B. Riley boosted their price target on Vishay Precision Group from $23.00 to $31.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. ValuEngine lowered Vishay Precision Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd.

Shares of Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) opened at $26.75 on Friday. Vishay Precision Group has a twelve month low of $15.10 and a twelve month high of $28.60. The firm has a market capitalization of $352.21, a P/E ratio of 27.86, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.13 and a beta of 0.93. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16, a current ratio of 3.92 and a quick ratio of 2.65.

Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.01. Vishay Precision Group had a return on equity of 7.52% and a net margin of 5.35%. The company had revenue of $62.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $60.88 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.21 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 15.3% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts forecast that Vishay Precision Group will post 1.04 earnings per share for the current fiscal 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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