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Vishay Precision Group Graham Number

: $25.46 (As of Jun. 2022)
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Graham Number is a figure that measures a stock's fundamental value by taking into account the company's earnings per share and book value per share. The Graham number is the upper bound of the price range that a defensive investor should pay for the stock. According to the theory, any stock price below the Graham number is considered undervalued, and thus worth investing in.

As of today (2022-08-12), the stock price of Vishay Precision Group is $34.47. Vishay Precision Group's graham number for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $25.46. Therefore, Vishay Precision Group's Price to Graham Number ratio for today is 1.35.

The historical rank and industry rank for Vishay Precision Group's Graham Number or its related term are showing as below:

VPG' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79   Med: 1.4   Max: 2.02
Current: 1.35

During the past 13 years, the highest Price to Graham Number ratio of Vishay Precision Group was 2.02. The lowest was 0.79. And the median was 1.40.

VPG's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked worse than
52.65% of 1643 companies
in the Hardware industry
Industry Median: 1.27 vs VPG: 1.35

Graham Number is a combination of asset valuation and earnings power valuation. It is a very conservative way of valuing a stock.


Vishay Precision Group Graham Number Historical Data

The historical data trend for Vishay Precision Group's Graham Number can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Vishay Precision Group Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Graham Number
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 16.67 23.23 21.61 15.97 20.91

Vishay Precision Group Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Graham Number Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 17.11 17.21 20.91 21.91 25.46

Competitive Comparison

For the Scientific & Technical Instruments subindustry, Vishay Precision Group's Graham Number, along with its competitors' market caps and Graham Number data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Vishay Precision Group Graham Number Distribution

For the Hardware industry and Technology sector, Vishay Precision Group's Graham Number distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Vishay Precision Group's Graham Number falls into.



Vishay Precision Group Graham Number Calculation

Graham Number is a concept based on Ben Graham's conservative valuation of companies.

Vishay Precision Group's Graham Number for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5* Tangible Book per Share *EPS without NRI)
=sqrt of (22.5*13.124*1.48)
=20.91

Vishay Precision Group's Graham Number for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 is calculated as

Graham Number
=sqrt of (22.5*Tangible Book per Share*EPS without NRI (TTM))
=sqrt of (22.5*13.848*2.08)
=25.46

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Vishay Precision Group  (NYSE:VPG) Graham Number Explanation

Ben Graham actually did not publish a formula like this. But he wrote in The Intelligent Investor (1948 version) regarding to the criteria for purchases:

Current price should not be more than 15 times average earnings of the past three years.

Current price should not be more than 1.5 times the book value last reported. However, a multiplier of earnings below 15 could justify a correspondingly higher multiplier of assets. As a rule of thumb we suggest that the product of the multiplier times the ratio of price to book value should not exceed 22.5. (This figure corresponds to 15 times earnings and 1.5 times book value. It would admit an issue selling at only 9 times earnings and 2.5 times asset value, etc.)

Unlike valuation methods such as DCF or Discounted Earnings, the Graham number does not take growth into the valuation. Unlike the valuation methods based on book value alone, it takes into account the earnings power. Therefore, the Graham Number is a combination of asset valuation and earnings power valuation.

In general, the Graham number is a very conservative way of valuing a stock. It cannot be applied to companies with negative book values.

Vishay Precision Group's Price to Graham number Ratio for today is calculated as

Price to Graham number=Share Price (Today)/Graham number (Q: Jun. 2022 )
=34.47/25.46
=1.35

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Be Aware

Please keep these in mind:

1. Graham Number does not take growth into account. Therefore it underestimates the values of the companies that have good earnings growth. We feel that if the earnings per share grows more than 10% a year, Graham Number underestimates the value.
2. Graham Number punishes the companies that have temporarily low earnings. Therefore, an average of earnings makes more sense in the calculation of Graham Number.
3. Graham Numbers underestimates companies that are light with book.


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Vishay Precision Group Business Description

Vishay Precision Group logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
N/A
Address
3 Great Valley Parkway, Suite 150, Malvern, PA, USA, 19355
Vishay Precision Group Inc manufactures and markets sensors, and sensor-based measurement systems, as well as specialty resistors and strain gages based on proprietary technology. The company provides precision products and solutions, many of which are designed-in by customers, specializing in the growing markets of stress, force, weight, pressure, and current measurements. Its most products and solutions are primarily based upon proprietary foil technology and are produced as part of a vertically integrated structure. The product segments of the group are Foil Technology Products, Force Sensors and Weighing and Control Systems. It has a business presence in the United States and other countries.
Executives
Lerner Bruce A. director C/O VISHAY PRECISION GROUP, INC. 3 GREAT VALLEY PARKWAY, SUITE 150 MALVERN PA 19355
Reibstein Saul director C/O VISHAY PRECISION GROUP, INC. 3 GREAT VALLEY PARKWAY, SUITE 150 MALVERN PA 19355
Clarke Janet M director EXPRESSJET HOLDINGS, INC. 700 N SAM HOUSTON PRKWY W, SUITE 200 HOUSTON TX 77067
Zandman Marc director C/O VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY, INC. 63 LINCOLN HIGHWAY MALVERN PA 19355
Talbert Timothy director 3152 CASWELL DR TROY MI 48084
Tal Amir officer: SVP and CAO C/O VISHAY PRECISION GROUP, INC. 3 GREAT VALLEY PARKWAY, SUITE 150 MALVERN PA 19355
Cummins Wes director 4505 LORRAINE AVE DALLAS TX 75205
Gulati Sejal Shah director C/O VISHAY PRECISION GROUP, INC. 3 GREAT VALLEY PARKWAY, SUITE 150 MALVERN PA 19355
Clancy William M officer: Exec. VP/CFO 3 GREAT VALLEY PKWY MALVERN PA 19355
Shoshani Ziv director, officer: President & CEO C/O VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY, INC. 63 LANCASTER AVE MALVERN PA 19355
Wood Cary B director 425 NORTH MARTINGALE ROAD SUITE 1000 SCHAUMBURG IL 60173
Desilets Roland B officer: General Counsel & Secretary 3 GREAT VALLEY PARKWAY SUITE 150 MALVERN PA 19355
Nokomis Capital, L.l.c. 10 percent owner PO BOX 155 4347 W. NORTHWEST HWY, SUITE 130 DALLAS TX 75220
Hendrickson Brett 10 percent owner 300 CRESCENT COURT SUITE 1740 DALLAS TX 75201
Broydo Samuel director C/O VISHAY PRECISION GROUP, INC. 3 GREAT VALLEY PARKWAY, SUITE 150 MALVERN PA 19355

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