News stories about Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news 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 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 45.3051521160169 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG) traded down $0.35 during trading on Friday, reaching $27.15. 54,946 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 49,955. The firm has a market capitalization of $360.85, a P/E ratio of 26.88, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.16 and a beta of 1.01. 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 has a 12-month low of $15.10 and a 12-month high of $28.60.
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 (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $62.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $60.88 million. Vishay Precision Group had a net margin of 5.35% and a return on equity of 7.52%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 15.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.21 earnings per share. research analysts forecast that Vishay Precision Group will post 1.04 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on VPG shares. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Vishay Precision Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. B. Riley increased their price objective on shares of Vishay Precision Group from $23.00 to $31.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th.
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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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