Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) Is At $27.45 Formed Wedge; Big Lots Has 1.03 Sentiment

Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a non-traditional, discount retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.63 billion. The firm offers products under various merchandising categories, such as food category that includes beverage and grocery, candy and snacks, and specialty foods departments; consumables category, which comprises health and beauty, plastics, paper, chemical, and pet departments; soft home category that consists of home décor, frames, fashion bedding, utility bedding, bath, window, decorative textile, and area rugs departments; hard home category, including small appliances, table top, food preparation, stationery, greeting cards, and home maintenance departments; and furniture category consisting of upholstery, mattress, ready-to-assemble, and case goods departments. It has a 15.75 P/E ratio. It also provides merchandise under the seasonal category that includes lawn and garden, summer, Christmas, and other holiday departments; and electronics, toys, and accessories category, including electronics, jewelry, hosiery, toys, and infant accessories departments.

Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) formed wedge up with $29.37 target or 7.00% above today’s $27.45 share price. Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) has $364.85 million valuation. The stock decreased 2.83% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $27.45. About 47,085 shares traded. Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) has risen 37.69% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.99% the S&P500.

The stock increased 2.30% or $1.41 during the last trading session, reaching $62.59. About 1.50M shares traded or 50.52% up from the average. Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) has risen 10.65% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.05% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $9.28 million activity.

Westport Asset Management Inc holds 7.1% of its portfolio in Big Lots, Inc. for 195,200 shares. Snow Capital Management Lp owns 1.19 million shares or 3.09% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Kestrel Investment Management Corp has 2.96% invested in the company for 156,300 shares. The Connecticut-based Sasco Capital Inc Ct has invested 2.17% in the stock. New Amsterdam Partners Llc Ny, a New York-based fund reported 190,187 shares.

Analysts await Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) to report earnings on March, 2. They expect $2.39 earnings per share, up 5.75% or $0.13 from last year’s $2.26 per share. BIG’s profit will be $100.46M for 6.55 P/E if the $2.39 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.06 actual earnings per share reported by Big Lots, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3,883.33% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.41, from 1.56 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 6 investors sold Vishay Precision Group, Inc. shares while 33 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 22 raised stakes. 9.93 million shares or 0.72% more from 9.86 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Brandywine Global Invest Mgmt Llc holds 0% or 6,697 shares. Susquehanna Intll Grp Llp has 14,022 shares. Sei Invests Company has invested 0% in Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG). Eam Investors Ltd Co, California-based fund reported 35,201 shares. Bessemer Grp Inc holds 8,400 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase & reported 0% of its portfolio in Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG). Moreover, Geode Management Limited Liability Com has 0% invested in Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) for 79,010 shares. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado owns 0% invested in Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) for 6,991 shares. Hancock stated it has 11,796 shares. Deutsche Bank & Trust Ag accumulated 58,758 shares. State Street Corporation invested 0% in Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG). Schwab Charles Incorporated holds 0% or 22,120 shares in its portfolio. Renaissance Limited Com has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG). Ameritas Partners has 0% invested in Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG). Federated Invsts Inc Pa holds 244 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Analysts await Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $0.31 EPS, up 19.23% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.26 per share. VPG’s profit will be $4.12 million for 22.14 P/E if the $0.31 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.27 actual EPS reported by Vishay Precision Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 14.81% EPS growth.

Among 2 analysts covering Vishay Precision Group (NYSE:VPG), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Vishay Precision Group has $31 highest and $16.50 lowest target. $31’s average target is 12.93% above currents $27.45 stock price. Vishay Precision Group had 4 analyst reports since October 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co on Wednesday, November 8. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 13 by B. Riley & Co.