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How to buy Vishay Precision Group stock

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Vishay Precision Group Inc is a scientific & technical instruments business based in the US. Vishay Precision Group shares (VPG) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Vishay Precision Group employs 2,300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Vishay Precision Group stock price (NYSE: VPG)

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Vishay Precision Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-18.
Latest market close$33.06
52-week range$29.22 - $39.71
50-day moving average $35.96
200-day moving average $35.10
Wall St. target price$47.63
PE ratio 36.5887
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.05

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Vishay Precision Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $33.06 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-14) -2.68%
1 month (2021-12-23) -9.33%
3 months (2021-10-22) -3.87%
6 months (2021-07-23) -6.21%
1 year (2021-01-22) -2.02%
2 years (2020-01-22) -6.27%
3 years (2019-01-22) 4.32%
5 years (2017-01-20) 95.62%

Is Vishay Precision Group stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Vishay Precision Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Vishay Precision Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Vishay Precision Group's P/E ratio

Vishay Precision Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 37x. In other words, Vishay Precision Group shares trade at around 37x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Vishay Precision Group's PEG ratio

Vishay Precision Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.63. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Vishay Precision Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Vishay Precision Group's EBITDA

Vishay Precision Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $44.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Vishay Precision Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Vishay Precision Group financials

Revenue TTM $303.3 million
Operating margin TTM 10.2%
Gross profit TTM $105.3 million
Return on assets TTM 4.59%
Return on equity TTM 550.81%
Profit margin 4.74%
Book value $19.79
Market capitalisation $462.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Vishay Precision Group share dividends

We're not expecting Vishay Precision Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Vishay Precision Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Vishay Precision Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $29.22 up to $39.71. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VPG.US volatility(beta: 1.39)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Vishay Precision Group's is 1.3908. This would suggest that Vishay Precision Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Vishay Precision Group overview

Vishay Precision Group, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets sensors, sensor-based measurement systems, specialty resistors, and strain gages in the United States, Israel, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, Asia, and Canada. It operates through three segments: Foil Technology Products, Force Sensors, and Weighing and Control Systems. The company's product portfolio includes foil resistors, foil strain gages, transducers, load cells, modules, data acquisition systems, and weighing and control systems, as well as sensors that convert mechanical inputs into an electronic signal for display, processing, interpretation, or control by its instrumentation and system products. Its products are primarily used in the military and aerospace, medical, agricultural, steel, and construction sectors for application in waste management, bulk hauling, logging, scales manufacturing, engineering systems, pharmaceutical, oil, chemical, paper, and food industries. The company offers its products under the Vishay Foil Resistors, Alpha Electronics, Powertron, Pacific Instruments, Micro-Measurements, Celtron, Revere, Sensortronics, Tedea-Huntleigh, BLH Nobel, KELK, GleebleVPG Onboard Weighing brands. Vishay Precision Group, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Vishay Precision Group is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.38% of Vishay Precision Group shares are held by insiders and 87.983% by institutions.
How many people work for Vishay Precision Group?
Latest data suggests 2,300 work at Vishay Precision Group.
When does the fiscal year end for Vishay Precision Group?
Vishay Precision Group's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Vishay Precision Group based?
Vishay Precision Group's address is: 3 Great Valley Parkway, Malvern, PA, United States, 19355
What is Vishay Precision Group's ISIN number?
Vishay Precision Group's international securities identification number is: US92835K1034
What is Vishay Precision Group's CUSIP number?
Vishay Precision Group's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 92835K103

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