Landauer Inc. (NYSE:LDR) shares reached a new 52-week high during trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $43.49 and last traded at $43.36, with a volume of 13,634 shares. The stock had previously closed at $42.26.

Several research analysts have commented on LDR shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Landauer from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 14th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Landauer from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. Finally, Hilliard Lyons cut shares of Landauer from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Friday, July 1st.

The stock has a market cap of $412.06 million and a PE ratio of 28.25. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $40.49 and a 200 day moving average of $35.18.

Landauer (NYSE:LDR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May 9th. The company reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.05. The company earned $38.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $36.98 million. On average, equities analysts forecast that Landauer Inc. will post $1.73 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Other hedge funds have made changes to their positions in the company. Russell Frank Co raised its stake in shares of Landauer by 36.2% in the fourth quarter. Russell Frank Co now owns 36,422 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,195,000 after buying an additional 9,690 shares during the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Landauer by 572.5% in the fourth quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 36,758 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,210,000 after buying an additional 31,292 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Landauer by 25.9% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 157,812 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,195,000 after buying an additional 32,468 shares during the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Landauer by 7.9% in the fourth quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC now owns 317,492 shares of the company’s stock worth $10,452,000 after buying an additional 23,320 shares during the last quarter.

Landauer, Inc (Landauer) is a provider of technical and analytical services to determine occupational and environmental radiation exposure. The Company is a domestic provider of outsourced medical physics services and a provider of radiology related medical products. It operates in three business segments: Radiation Measurement, Medical Physics and Medical Products.

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