Media stories about Vishay Precision Group (NYSE: VPG) have recently been somewhat positive, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage in the press by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks the coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores that are closest to one being the most favorable. Vishay Precision Group earned a media score of 0.22 on the Accern scale. Accern also provided media headlines on scientific and technical instruments with an impact score of 48.302647455006 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage will have little effect on the company's stock price in the coming days.
These are some of the news items that may have influenced the score of Accern Sentiment:
NYSE: VPG opened Friday at $ 44.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13, a quick ratio of 2.79 and a current ratio of 4.10. The stock has a market capitalization of $ 595.55 million, a P / E ratio of 39.04, a P / E / G ratio of 1.14 and a beta of 0.95. Vishay Precision Group has a low of 52 weeks of $ 20.50 and a height of 52 weeks of $ 44.90.
Vishay Precision Group (NYSE: VPG) last published its earnings results on Tuesday 7 August. In the area of scientific and technical instruments, the company reported earnings per share of $ 0.57 per share this quarter, cutting analysts' $ 0.44 estimate estimates by $ 0.13. The company had revenues of $ 74.23 million for the quarter compared to the $ 73.53 million consensus estimate. Vishay Precision Group had a return on equity of 10.93% and a net margin of 7.66%. During the same quarter of the previous year, the company earned $ 0.29 earnings per share. analysts expect Vishay Precision Group to publish 1.94 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of brokers recently commented on VPG. B. Riley repeated a "buy" rating and published a price target of $ 53.00 (higher than $ 40.00) on Vishay Precision Group shares in a report on Monday, August 6. ValuEngine has upgraded Vishay Precision Group from a "buy" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a report on Thursday, June 7.
In other Vishay Precision Group news, director Janet M. Clarke sold 820 shares of the company's shares in a transaction that took place on Friday, June 1. The stock was sold at an average price of $ 36.85 for a total transaction of $ 30,217.00. After the transaction, the director now holds 7,255 shares of the company, valued at $ 267,346.75. The sale has been published in a document submitted to the SEC, which is available through this link. Director Saul Reibstein also sold 5,000 shares of the company stock in a transaction that took place on Friday, August 17. The stock has been sold at an average price of $ 41.87, for a total value of $ 209,350.00. After the transaction, the director now directly holds 13,863 shares in the company, valued at approximately $ 580,443.81. The information for this sale can be found here. In the past three months, insiders have sold 9,945 shares of company shares valued at $ 420,651. Business mixers own 6.49% of the company's shares.
Vishay Precision Group Company profile
Vishay Precision Group, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets sensors, sensor-based measurement systems, special resistances and strain gauges in Asia, the United States, Israel, Europe, the United Kingdom and Canada. It works in three segments: Foil Technology Products, Force Sensors and Weighing and Control Systems.
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