EMC Capital Management Acquires 5,074 Shares of Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG)

EMC Capital Management lifted its position in shares of Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPGFree Report) by 136.0% in the third quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 8,805 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after buying an additional 5,074 shares during the period. EMC Capital Management’s holdings in Vishay Precision Group were worth $296,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in VPG. B. Riley Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 19.3% during the first quarter. B. Riley Asset Management LLC now owns 455,292 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $19,013,000 after acquiring an additional 73,500 shares during the last quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership raised its position in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 80.6% during the first quarter. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 120,758 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $5,043,000 after acquiring an additional 53,897 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC raised its position in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 160.5% during the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 87,295 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $3,645,000 after acquiring an additional 53,786 shares during the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. raised its position in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 244.6% during the fourth quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 73,881 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $2,856,000 after acquiring an additional 52,444 shares during the last quarter. Finally, LSV Asset Management raised its position in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 12.1% during the second quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 439,256 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $16,318,000 after acquiring an additional 47,400 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 85.13% of the company’s stock.

Vishay Precision Group Stock Up 0.9 %

NYSE VPG traded up $0.28 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $32.47. 2,585 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 52,013. The business’s 50-day moving average is $31.91 and its 200-day moving average is $32.72. Vishay Precision Group, Inc. has a twelve month low of $27.93 and a twelve month high of $45.69. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17, a quick ratio of 2.84 and a current ratio of 4.35. The stock has a market capitalization of $439.32 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.50 and a beta of 1.25.

Analyst Ratings Changes

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the company. B. Riley decreased their target price on Vishay Precision Group from $49.00 to $41.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. StockNews.com cut Vishay Precision Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, TheStreet cut Vishay Precision Group from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th.

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Vishay Precision Group Company Profile

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Vishay Precision Group, Inc designs, manufactures, and markets specialized sensors, weighing solutions, and measurement systems in the United States, Israel, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Asia, and Canada. It operates through three segments: Sensors, Weighing Solutions, and Measurement Systems.

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