Willdan Group Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) fell 5.1% during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as low as $10.02 and last traded at $10.53, with a volume of 55,821 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $11.10.

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on WLDN. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Willdan Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, June 2nd. Seaport Global Securities upgraded shares of Willdan Group from a “speculative buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, April 1st.

The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $10.76 and its 200 day moving average price is $9.63. The firm has a market capitalization of $86.34 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.40.

Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 5th. The company reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.02. On average, analysts expect that Willdan Group Inc. will post $0.74 earnings per share for the current year.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Willdan Group stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Willdan Group Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) by 4.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 211,857 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 9,789 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned approximately 2.68% of Willdan Group worth $1,775,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Willdan Group, Inc is a holding company. The Company provides professional technical and consulting services to utilities, private industry and public agencies at all levels of government. It operates through four segments: Energy Efficiency Services, Engineering Services, Public Finance Services and Homeland Security Services.

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