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 shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$32.47|
|52-week range||$23.42 - $37.08|
|50-day moving average||$34.88|
|200-day moving average||$33.46|
|Wall St. target price||$44.00|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.91|
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Vishay Precision Group price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-25)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-07-02)||-6.18%|
|3 months (2021-05-05)||1.98%|
|6 months (2021-02-01)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-08-01)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-08-01)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-08-01)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-08-01)||N/A|
Is Vishay Precision Group under- or over-valued?
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 40x. In other words, Vishay Precision Group shares trade at around 40x 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 $39.2 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||$272.7 million|
|Operating margin TTM||9.91%|
|Gross profit TTM||$105.3 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.42%|
|Return on equity TTM||4.98%|
|Market capitalisation||$492.8 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Vishay Precision Group shares
There are currently 228,427 Vishay Precision Group shares held short by investors – that's known as Vishay Precision Group's "short interest". This figure is 2.3% down from 233,778 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Vishay Precision Group shares can be evaluated.
Vishay Precision Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Vishay Precision Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Vishay Precision Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Vishay Precision Group shares traded daily (recently around 67581.952662722). Vishay Precision Group's SIR currently stands at 3.38. In other words for every 100,000 Vishay Precision Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3380 shares are currently held short.
However Vishay Precision Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Vishay Precision Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable Vishay Precision Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Vishay Precision Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Vishay Precision Group shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0199% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Vishay Precision Group shares, roughly 20 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Vishay Precision Group.
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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 $23.415 up to $37.0836. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
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 1.4178. 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.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Vishay Precision Group is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.354% of Vishay Precision Group shares are held by insiders and 90.151% 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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