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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 1.62
VPG's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 1871 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. VPG: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
VPG' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.62  Med: 5.21 Max: 36.42
Current: 1.62
1.62
36.42
Equity-to-Asset 0.63
VPG's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 1849 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. VPG: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
VPG' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.7 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.63
0.63
0.75
Interest Coverage 7.21
VPG's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
78% of the 1827 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 52.07 vs. VPG: 7.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VPG' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.36  Med: 8.42 Max: 58.93
Current: 7.21
4.36
58.93
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 2.94
Beneish M-Score: -2.49
WACC vs ROIC
0.29%
4.86%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 4.76
VPG's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
59% of the 1858 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. VPG: 4.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
VPG' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 4.5 Max: 9.56
Current: 4.76
1.45
9.56
Net Margin % 2.85
VPG's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
54% of the 1859 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. VPG: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
VPG' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.6  Med: 2.36 Max: 5.64
Current: 2.85
-5.6
5.64
ROE % 3.67
VPG's ROE % is ranked lower than
55% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. VPG: 3.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
VPG' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7  Med: 2.98 Max: 7.21
Current: 3.67
-7
7.21
ROA % 2.39
VPG's ROA % is ranked lower than
51% of the 1876 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. VPG: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
VPG' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.72  Med: 2 Max: 5.11
Current: 2.39
-4.72
5.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 9.24
VPG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
51% of the 1874 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9.43 vs. VPG: 9.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
VPG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 9.48 Max: 20.43
Current: 9.24
1.13
20.43
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -0.70
VPG's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
59% of the 1805 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. VPG: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
VPG' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.7  Med: 3.2 Max: 6.7
Current: -0.7
-0.7
6.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 7.20
VPG's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 1437 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. VPG: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
VPG' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.2  Med: -11.8 Max: 7.2
Current: 7.2
-17.2
7.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 14.50
VPG's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. VPG: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
VPG' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.4  Med: -6.65 Max: 86.3
Current: 14.5
-34.4
86.3
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments    NAICS: 334519    SIC: 3829
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Vishay Precision Group Inc designs, manufactures and markets sensors, and sensor-based measurement systems, as well as specialty resistors and strain gages based upon proprietary technology.

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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 33.58
VPG's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 1289 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 19.54 vs. VPG: 33.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
VPG' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.89  Med: 23.33 Max: 388.75
Current: 33.58
13.89
388.75
PE Ratio without NRI 33.58
VPG's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
73% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 19.53 vs. VPG: 33.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
VPG' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.89  Med: 23.33 Max: 388.75
Current: 33.58
13.89
388.75
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 55.05
VPG's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
83% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 17.08 vs. VPG: 55.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
VPG' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.61  Med: 30 Max: 83.16
Current: 55.05
19.61
83.16
PB Ratio 1.25
VPG's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1821 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. VPG: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
VPG' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.25
0.77
1.5
PS Ratio 0.95
VPG's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1854 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. VPG: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
VPG' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.3
Current: 0.95
0.62
1.3
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 225.33
VPG's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
97% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 15.66 vs. VPG: 225.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
VPG' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.37  Med: 26.08 Max: 260.27
Current: 225.33
6.37
260.27
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 19.31
VPG's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
73% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 10.71 vs. VPG: 19.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
VPG' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.24  Med: 11.67 Max: 22.33
Current: 19.31
5.24
22.33
EV-to-EBIT 17.57
VPG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 1333 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 14.97 vs. VPG: 17.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VPG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.8  Med: 16.1 Max: 158
Current: 17.57
-44.8
158
EV-to-EBITDA 8.76
VPG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
62% of the 1480 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 11.01 vs. VPG: 8.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VPG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.5  Med: 7.9 Max: 15.3
Current: 8.76
3.5
15.3
Current Ratio 4.22
VPG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. VPG: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VPG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 4.11 Max: 5.79
Current: 4.22
3.7
5.79
Quick Ratio 2.70
VPG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. VPG: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VPG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.57  Med: 2.75 Max: 4.25
Current: 2.7
2.57
4.25
Days Inventory 146.76
VPG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
86% of the 1816 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 70.99 vs. VPG: 146.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VPG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 114.72  Med: 127.51 Max: 146.76
Current: 146.76
114.72
146.76
Days Sales Outstanding 55.61
VPG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 74.11 vs. VPG: 55.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VPG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.25  Med: 55.13 Max: 61.96
Current: 55.61
48.25
61.96
Days Payable 21.22
VPG's Days Payable is ranked lower than
88% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 57.09 vs. VPG: 21.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VPG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.76  Med: 23.84 Max: 32.29
Current: 21.22
17.76
32.29

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.40
VPG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 1179 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. VPG: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VPG' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1  Med: -0.1 Max: 1.4
Current: 1.4
-1
1.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 3.85
VPG's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 1360 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. VPG: 3.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
VPG' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 2.16 Max: 4.4
Current: 3.85
1.48
4.4
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.66
VPG's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 1773 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. VPG: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
VPG' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.26 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.66
0.94
1.9
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.12
VPG's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. VPG: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
VPG' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.27
Current: 1.12
0.7
1.27
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.11
VPG's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 1678 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. VPG: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
VPG' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.11
0.75
1.38
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.58
VPG's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
63% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. VPG: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
VPG' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.42 Max: 2.2
Current: 1.58
0.81
2.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.74
VPG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
60% of the 1873 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. VPG: 5.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
VPG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 5.65 Max: 16.5
Current: 5.74
0.6
16.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -7.39
VPG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 1108 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 7.19 vs. VPG: -7.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
VPG' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.6  Med: -10.1 Max: -2.9
Current: -7.39
-12.6
-2.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $224.9
EPS (TTM) $ 0.49
Beta0.88
Short Percentage of Float1.80%
52-Week Range $11.69 - 19.45
Shares Outstanding (Mil)13.19
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Arnold Van Den Berg Slashes Stake in Vishay Precision Group Mar 11 2015 
Arnold Van Den Berg Reduces 58 Holdings in the First Quarter Apr 11 2012 

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