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

A number of brokerages have issued reports on LDR. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Landauer from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 19th. Hilliard Lyons lowered shares of Landauer from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Friday, July 1st. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of Landauer from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 1st.

The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $40.57 and a 200 day moving average price of $35.23. The stock has a market capitalization of $412.06 million and a P/E ratio of 28.25.

Landauer (NYSE:LDR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May 9th. The company reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.40 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $38.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $36.98 million. On average, analysts forecast that Landauer Inc. will post $1.73 earnings per share for the current year.

Other hedge funds and institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. First Trust Advisors LP raised its position in 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 position in 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. BlackRock Advisors LLC raised its position in 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. Finally, Russell Frank Co raised its position in 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.

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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