Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) Shares Sold by Trexquant Investment LP

Trexquant Investment LP lowered its holdings in Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPGFree Report) by 12.1% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 16,974 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after selling 2,344 shares during the period. Trexquant Investment LP owned about 0.13% of Vishay Precision Group worth $578,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in VPG. Wellington Management Group LLP grew its stake in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 35.3% in the 3rd quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 447,498 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $15,027,000 after purchasing an additional 116,800 shares during the last quarter. Roubaix Capital LLC purchased a new position in shares of Vishay Precision Group in the fourth quarter worth approximately $1,594,000. Foundry Partners LLC increased its position in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 33.3% in the fourth quarter. Foundry Partners LLC now owns 125,640 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $4,281,000 after acquiring an additional 31,395 shares in the last quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. increased its position in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 18.3% in the fourth quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 94,318 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $3,213,000 after acquiring an additional 14,600 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 1.4% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 992,025 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $33,798,000 after acquiring an additional 13,939 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 87.61% of the company’s stock.

Vishay Precision Group Stock Performance

VPG stock opened at $33.77 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $450.83 million, a P/E ratio of 18.66 and a beta of 1.25. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $33.38 and a 200 day simple moving average of $32.77. Vishay Precision Group, Inc. has a 52 week low of $27.93 and a 52 week high of $38.56.

Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPGGet Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 7th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $80.78 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $83.74 million. Vishay Precision Group had a net margin of 7.10% and a return on equity of 8.68%. Sell-side analysts predict that Vishay Precision Group, Inc. will post 1.33 EPS for the current year.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

VPG has been the topic of several analyst reports. TheStreet raised shares of Vishay Precision Group from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Friday, March 1st. B. Riley downgraded shares of Vishay Precision Group from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and dropped their target price for the stock from $37.00 to $36.00 in a research report on Wednesday, May 8th.

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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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