Vishay Precision Group Inc 2018 Q1 Institutional Investor Sentiment Worse Than Expected

July 27, 2018 - By Catherine Diaz

Sentiment for Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG)

Vishay Precision Group Inc (NYSE:VPG) institutional sentiment decreased to 1 in 2018 Q1. Its down -1.07, from 2.07 in 2017Q4. The ratio has dropped, as 50 active investment managers increased and started new equity positions, while 50 sold and trimmed stakes in Vishay Precision Group Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now hold: 10.20 million shares, down from 10.36 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Vishay Precision Group Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 2 to 2 for the same number . Sold All: 5 Reduced: 45 Increased: 23 New Position: 27.

Vishay Precision Group, Inc. designs, makes, and markets sensors, sensor measurement systems, specialty resistors, and strain gages in Asia, the United States, Israel, Europe, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The company has market cap of $538.82 million. It operates through three divisions: Foil Technology Products, Force Sensors, and Weighing and Control Systems. It has a 31.12 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s products include foil resistors, foil strain gages, transducers, load cells, weighing modules, data acquisition systems, weighing and control systems, PhotoStress products, and sensors that convert mechanical inputs into an electronic signal for display, processing, interpretation, or control by its instrumentation and systems products.

The stock increased 0.25% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $40.05. About 40,117 shares traded. Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) has risen 100.00% since July 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 87.43% the S&P500.

Analysts await Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) to report earnings on August, 7 before the open. They expect $0.42 EPS, up 44.83 % or $0.13 from last year’s $0.29 per share. VPG’s profit will be $5.65M for 23.84 P/E if the $0.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.37 actual EPS reported by Vishay Precision Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.51 % EPS growth.

Nokomis Capital L.L.C. holds 11.62% of its portfolio in Vishay Precision Group, Inc. for 1.94 million shares. Harvey Partners Llc owns 199,001 shares or 9.17% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc has 1.09% invested in the company for 266,951 shares. The New York-based Shufro Rose & Co Llc has invested 0.63% in the stock. Eam Investors Llc, a California-based fund reported 68,634 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $1.20 million activity.

Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) Institutional Positions Chart

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