Northwest Investment Counselors LLC decreased its position in Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG – Free Report) by 30.1% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 15,402 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after selling 6,626 shares during the quarter. Northwest Investment Counselors LLC owned approximately 0.11% of Vishay Precision Group worth $572,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in Vishay Precision Group by 1.5% during the 1st quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 962,766 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $40,205,000 after acquiring an additional 14,118 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 4.2% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 962,486 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $40,193,000 after purchasing an additional 38,948 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Vishay Precision Group by 0.7% in the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 604,989 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $19,451,000 after buying an additional 4,189 shares during the last quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC increased its position in Vishay Precision Group by 2.3% during the 1st quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC now owns 458,161 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $19,133,000 after buying an additional 10,205 shares in the last quarter. Finally, B. Riley Asset Management LLC raised its stake in 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 valued at $19,013,000 after buying an additional 73,500 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 85.13% of the company’s stock.
Vishay Precision Group Stock Down 0.3 %
Shares of NYSE VPG traded down $0.10 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $33.83. The stock had a trading volume of 59,578 shares, compared to its average volume of 36,661. The business’s 50 day moving average is $36.05 and its 200-day moving average is $37.56. Vishay Precision Group, Inc. has a 52 week low of $29.52 and a 52 week high of $45.69. The company has a quick ratio of 2.86, a current ratio of 4.32 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19. The company has a market cap of $460.22 million, a P/E ratio of 13.53 and a beta of 1.29.
Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth
Separately, StockNews.com started coverage on Vishay Precision Group in a report on Thursday, August 17th. They set a “strong-buy” rating for the company.
Vishay Precision Group Profile
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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