Needham Investment Management Holding in Vishay Precision Group (VPG) Has Cut by $372,000 as Valuation Rose; Roberts Glore & Company Upped Its Arista Networks (ANET) Holding by $462,210

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Needham Investment Management Llc decreased its stake in Vishay Precision Group Inc (VPG) by 59.33% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Needham Investment Management Llc sold 12,400 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.29% with the market. The institutional investor held 8,500 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $257,000, down from 20,900 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Needham Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Vishay Precision Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $468.64M market cap company. The stock increased 0.49% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $34.78. About 135,285 shares traded or 156.44% up from the average. Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) has risen 15.83% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.46% the S&P500. Some Historical VPG News: 08/05/2018 – Vishay Precision Sees 2Q Rev $71M-$77M; 02/04/2018 – Vishay Precision Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 24/05/2018 – Vishay Honors Digi-Key with 2017 Catalog Distributor of the Year; 08/05/2018 – Vishay Precision 1Q EPS 37c; 17/05/2018 – Vishay Precision Group, Inc. Announces Participation at the 19th Annual B. Riley FBR Investor Conference; 21/04/2018 – DJ Vishay Precision Group Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (VPG); 24/05/2018 – Vishay Recognizes Digi-Key as 2017 Passives Catalog Distributor of the Year; 12/04/2018 – Vishay Asia Honored by Siemens With 2017 SEWC Best Cooperation Supplier Award; 28/03/2018 – Vishay Precision Presenting at Conference Tomorrow; 08/05/2018 – Vishay Precision 1Q Rev $73.1M

Roberts Glore & Company Inc increased its stake in Arista Networks Inc (ANET) by 116.52% based on its latest 2018Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Roberts Glore & Company Inc bought 2,201 shares as the company’s stock rose 20.82% with the market. The institutional investor held 4,090 shares of the technology company at the end of 2018Q4, valued at $862,000, up from 1,889 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Roberts Glore & Company Inc who had been investing in Arista Networks Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $22.47B market cap company. The stock increased 1.42% or $4.15 during the last trading session, reaching $296.76. About 1.03M shares traded or 16.11% up from the average. Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ANET) has risen 7.81% since March 17, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.44% the S&P500. Some Historical ANET News: 07/05/2018 – Arista Introduces Cognitive Cloud Networking for the Campus; 09/04/2018 – Gold Resource Corporation Extends Arista Vein System High-Grade With lntercepts Including 2 Meters of 6.68 g/t Gold and 864 g/t Silver; 13/04/2018 – Tech Today: Arista Cut, Defending Facebook, Amazon’s Postal Math — Barron’s Blog; 30/04/2018 – Arista Networks Presenting at Cowen Conference May 30; 08/05/2018 – Tech Today: Arista Storms Cisco’s Turf, Impinj Soars, Snap’s New Blood — Barron’s Blog; 19/03/2018 Tech Today: Bad Facebook, Oracle On Tap, Buying II-VI, Selling Arista — Barron’s Blog; 12/05/2018 – Arista Takes Aim at a Key Cisco Business — Barron’s; 13/04/2018 – Microsoft represented 16 percent of Arista’s revenue in 2017; 19/04/2018 – Arista Networks Presenting at JPMorgan Conference May 15; 03/05/2018 – ARISTA NETWORKS 1Q REV. $472.5M, EST. $461.7M

Analysts await Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) to report earnings on May, 14. They expect $0.54 earnings per share, up 45.95% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.37 per share. VPG’s profit will be $7.28 million for 16.10 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.54 actual earnings per share reported by Vishay Precision Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

More notable recent Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Marriott Vacations Worldwide Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results and Provides 2019 Outlook – PRNewswire” on February 28, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Vishay Precision (VPG) Investor Presentation – Slideshow – Seeking Alpha” published on May 17, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Vishay Precision Group’s (VPG) CEO Ziv Shoshani on Q4 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on February 21, 2018. More interesting news about Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “New VPG Transducers W Series Provides Enhanced Flexibility and Security – Business Wire” published on October 18, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Micro-Measurements Introduces W2A Series Supporting Water-Exposure Applications – Business Wire” with publication date: October 11, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.16, from 1.24 in 2018Q3. It is positive, as 11 investors sold VPG shares while 34 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 41 raised stakes. 10.12 million shares or 1.55% more from 9.97 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Lord Abbett & Ltd, a New Jersey-based fund reported 362,989 shares. 22,434 were accumulated by First Tru Advsrs Limited Partnership. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys reported 15,311 shares. Vanguard Grp owns 497,317 shares. 32,404 are owned by Morgan Stanley. Rhumbline Advisers owns 0% invested in Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) for 17,723 shares. Commercial Bank Of Ny Mellon holds 0% or 77,660 shares in its portfolio. Harvey Limited Com invested in 165,833 shares. Stone Ridge Asset Management Ltd Liability Co holds 0.04% or 20,662 shares. Renaissance Tech Ltd Liability Co holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG) for 732,638 shares. 13,600 were reported by Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership. Los Angeles Mgmt And Equity Rech holds 0% or 7,694 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Northern has 0% invested in Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE:VPG). Millennium Management Limited Company holds 0.01% or 203,591 shares in its portfolio. Federated Inc Pa has 488 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Needham Investment Management Llc, which manages about $550.90M and $266.50 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Laboratory Corp Amer Hldgs (NYSE:LH) by 2,800 shares to 41,563 shares, valued at $5.25 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Pdf Solutions Inc (NASDAQ:PDFS) by 84,100 shares in the quarter, for a total of 1.30M shares, and has risen its stake in Air Lease Corp (NYSE:AL).

More notable recent Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ANET) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Arista Poised For Solid 2019 On Strong Networking Spending, Nomura Says (NYSE:ANET) – Benzinga” on January 18, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Why Shares of Arista Networks Surged Today – The Motley Fool” published on February 15, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “52 Stocks Moving In Friday’s Mid-Day Session – Benzinga” on February 15, 2019. More interesting news about Arista Networks, Inc. (NYSE:ANET) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “61 Biggest Movers From Friday – Benzinga” published on February 19, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Why I Own Arista Networks Stock – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 18, 2019.

Roberts Glore & Company Inc, which manages about $450.63M and $141.75M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Vanguard Intl Equity Index F (VPL) by 6,350 shares to 77,958 shares, valued at $4.73 million in 2018Q4, according to the filing. It also reduced its holding in Vanguard Scottsdale Fds (VMBS) by 9,600 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 25,085 shares, and cut its stake in Stericycle Inc (NASDAQ:SRCL).

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