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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 3.49
VPG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 2876 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. VPG: 3.49 )
VPG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.69   Max: 36.42
Current: 3.49

2.69
36.42
Equity to Asset 0.69
VPG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 2814 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. VPG: 0.69 )
VPG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 0.75
Current: 0.69

0.69
0.75
Interest Coverage 9.98
VPG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
58% of the 1687 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 127.59 vs. VPG: 9.98 )
VPG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 58.93
Current: 9.98

5.9
58.93
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.04
M-Score: -2.91
WACC vs ROIC
8.88%
3.54%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 3.45
VPG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2882 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. VPG: 3.45 )
VPG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.33   Max: 9.56
Current: 3.45

3.33
9.56
Net-margin (%) 1.54
VPG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 2882 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. VPG: 1.54 )
VPG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 5.64
Current: 1.54

0.99
5.64
ROE (%) 1.87
VPG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 2845 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. VPG: 1.87 )
VPG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 7.21
Current: 1.87

1.91
7.21
ROA (%) 1.32
VPG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 2901 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. VPG: 1.32 )
VPG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 5.11
Current: 1.32

1.32
5.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.24
VPG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2893 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. VPG: 7.24 )
VPG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.94   Max: 39.3
Current: 7.24

6.94
39.3
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.40
VPG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2050 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. VPG: 1.40 )
VPG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 6.7
Current: 1.4

1.4
6.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -10.40
VPG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. VPG: -10.40 )
VPG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.9   Max: 3.5
Current: -10.4

-14.9
3.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -28.90
VPG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. VPG: -28.90 )
VPG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.9   Max: 86.3
Current: -28.9

-28.9
86.3
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

VPG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 38,184 sh (+220.87%)
Chuck Royce 809,768 sh (+7.40%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,270,782 sh (-1.24%)
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Q3 2014

VPG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 69,500 sh (+82.01%)
Chuck Royce 846,068 sh (+4.48%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,198,375 sh (-5.70%)
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Q4 2014

VPG Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 98,487 sh (+41.71%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,337,471 sh (+26.23%)
Chuck Royce 826,668 sh (-2.29%)
Chuck Royce 826,668 sh (-2.29%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 1,059,520 sh (-11.59%)
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Q1 2015

VPG Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 29,683 sh (-97.20%)
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Arnold Van Den Berg Slashes Stake in Vishay Precision Group
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 58.90
VPG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 37.50 vs. VPG: 58.90 )
VPG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.94   Max: 66.16
Current: 58.9

13.94
66.16
Forward P/E 15.67
VPG's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VPG: 15.67 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 53.40
VPG's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
61% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 37.70 vs. VPG: 53.40 )
VPG' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 13.89   Max: 65.67
Current: 53.4

13.89
65.67
P/B 1.10
VPG's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. VPG: 1.10 )
VPG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 1.5
Current: 1.1

0.82
1.5
P/S 0.85
VPG's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. VPG: 0.85 )
VPG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 1.7
Current: 0.85

0.74
1.7
PFCF 15.40
VPG's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 233.86 vs. VPG: 15.40 )
VPG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 13.48   Max: 82.23
Current: 15.4

13.48
82.23
POCF 8.38
VPG's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 23.29 vs. VPG: 8.38 )
VPG' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.07   Max: 19.88
Current: 8.38

8.07
19.88
EV-to-EBIT 16.37
VPG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 29.23 vs. VPG: 16.37 )
VPG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 26.4
Current: 16.37

5.7
26.4
Current Ratio 3.85
VPG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 2837 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. VPG: 3.85 )
VPG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 3.75   Max: 5.79
Current: 3.85

3.75
5.79
Quick Ratio 2.73
VPG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 2837 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. VPG: 2.73 )
VPG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.57   Max: 4.25
Current: 2.73

2.57
4.25
Days Inventory 125.46
VPG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
53% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 79.04 vs. VPG: 125.46 )
VPG' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 114.72   Max: 128.96
Current: 125.46

114.72
128.96
Days Sales Outstanding 54.59
VPG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 85.17 vs. VPG: 54.59 )
VPG' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 48.25   Max: 61.52
Current: 54.59

48.25
61.52

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.60
VPG's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. VPG: 4.60 )
VPG' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 2.46
Current: 4.6

1.48
2.46
Price/Tangible Book 1.20
VPG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. VPG: 1.20 )
VPG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 1.55
Current: 1.2

0.94
1.55
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
VPG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. VPG: 0.90 )
VPG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 1.36
Current: 0.9

0.93
1.36
Price/Graham Number 1.70
VPG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 3135 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. VPG: 1.70 )
VPG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.7

0.79
1.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.30
VPG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2853 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. VPG: 5.30 )
VPG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 17.6
Current: 5.3

3.8
17.6

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments
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Vishay Precision Group Inc was incorporated in Delaware on August 28, 2009. The Company is an internationally recognized designer, manufacturer and marketer of components based on its resistive foil technology, sensors, and sensor-based systems; specializing in the growing markets of stress, force, weight, pressure, and current measurements. The Company provides vertically integrated products and solutions that are based upon its proprietary foil technology. These products are marketed under various brand names. Its products include precision foil resistors, foil strain gages, and sensors that convert mechanical inputs into an electronic signal for display, processing, interpretation, or control by its instrumentation and systems products. Precision sensors are essential to the accurate measurement, resolution and display of force, weight, pressure, torque, tilt, motion, or acceleration, especially in the legal-for-trade, commercial, and industrial marketplaces. The Company has an environmental, health and safety policy that commits the Company to achieve and maintain compliance with applicable environmental laws, to promote proper management of hazardous materials for the safety of its employees and the protection of the environment, and to minimize the hazardous materials generated in the course of its operations.
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