What’s Propelling Vishay Precision Group Inc (VPG) to Reach Record High?

September 30, 2017 - By Winifred Garcia

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.56 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.16, from 1.72 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 6 investors sold Vishay Precision Group Inc shares while 21 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 24 raised stakes. 9.86 million shares or 0.43% more from 9.81 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Golden Gate Private Equity Incorporated invested in 244,862 shares or 2.17% of the stock. Morgan Stanley stated it has 0% in Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG). Whittier invested in 0% or 10 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys holds 17,619 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Alexandria Cap Limited Co stated it has 2,250 shares. The Minnesota-based Us National Bank & Trust De has invested 0% in Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG). Harvey Prtnrs Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 215,000 shares. Renaissance Tech Limited Liability Corp owns 460,100 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund has 11,500 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 6,991 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Axa stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG). 2,312 are held by Panagora Asset Mngmt. Blackrock reported 788,462 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% of its portfolio in Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG) for 1,392 shares. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can invested in 92 shares or 0% of the stock.

The stock of Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG) reached all time high today, Sep, 30 and still has $25.38 target or 4.00 % above today’s $24.40 share price. This indicates more upside for the $324.31 million company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $25.38 PT is reached, the company will be worth $12.97M more.
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The stock increased 1.46% or $0.35 on September 29, reaching $24.4. About 47,030 shares traded or 10.20% up from the average. Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG) has risen 37.69% since September 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.99% the S&P500.

Wall Street await Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG) to release earnings on November, 14. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $0.25, up exactly $0.04 or 19.05 % from 2014’s $0.21 EPS. The expected VPG’s profit could reach $3.32M giving the stock 24.40 P/E in the case that $0.25 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.29 EPS for the previous quarter, Vishay Precision Group Inc’s analysts now forecast -13.79 % negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Vishay Precision Group, Inc. Announces Participation at the 2017 Marcum …” on June 09, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Vishay Precision Group: With Activist On Board, Catalysts Now On The Horizon …” published on August 09, 2017, Businesswire.com published: “Vishay Precision Group Appoints Bruce Lerner and Wes Cummins as New …” on July 27, 2017. More interesting news about Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Vishay Precision Group, Inc. Announces Participation at the Sidoti & Company …” published on September 25, 2017 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Vishay Precision Group Announces Date for Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 …” with publication date: July 20, 2017.

Vishay Precision Group, Inc. is a designer, maker and marketer of sensors and sensor measurement systems, as well as specialty resistors and strain gages. The company has market cap of $324.31 million. The Firm operates through three business divisions: Foil Technology Products, Force Sensors, and Weighing and Control Systems. It has a 33.87 P/E ratio. The Company’s Foil Technology Products segment includes foil resistor and strain gage operating divisions.

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