SG Americas Securities LLC Makes New $137,000 Investment in Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG)

SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPGGet Rating) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund purchased 4,688 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock, valued at approximately $137,000.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Annex Advisory Services LLC raised its stake in Vishay Precision Group by 7.6% during the 2nd quarter. Annex Advisory Services LLC now owns 7,976 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $232,000 after acquiring an additional 563 shares in the last quarter. Amalgamated Bank bought a new stake in shares of Vishay Precision Group during the first quarter valued at about $48,000. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC lifted its holdings in Vishay Precision Group by 0.4% in the first quarter. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC now owns 109,319 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $3,515,000 after purchasing an additional 400 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its position in Vishay Precision Group by 6.3% in the 1st quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 7,485 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $241,000 after buying an additional 442 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bridge City Capital LLC increased its stake in Vishay Precision Group by 21.6% during the 1st quarter. Bridge City Capital LLC now owns 53,105 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $1,707,000 after buying an additional 9,439 shares during the period. 77.63% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Vishay Precision Group Price Performance

Shares of NYSE VPG opened at $38.82 on Tuesday. Vishay Precision Group, Inc. has a twelve month low of $27.03 and a twelve month high of $39.67. The company has a current ratio of 4.00, a quick ratio of 2.58 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $32.77 and a two-hundred day moving average of $31.54. The company has a market capitalization of $529.31 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.98 and a beta of 1.27.

Insider Transactions at Vishay Precision Group

In other Vishay Precision Group news, Director Wes Cummins bought 6,300 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 24th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $36.02 per share, with a total value of $226,926.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 336,792 shares in the company, valued at $12,131,247.84. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Corporate insiders own 6.78% of the company’s stock.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on VPG shares. StockNews.com assumed coverage on shares of Vishay Precision Group in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “strong-buy” rating for the company. TheStreet upgraded Vishay Precision Group from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 16th.

About Vishay Precision Group

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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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