Willdan Group Inc. (WLDN) Trading 7.2% Higher
Willdan Group Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN)’s share price traded up 7.2% on Monday . The stock traded as high as $13.45 and last traded at $13.45, with a volume of 115,700 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $12.55.
WLDN has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Wedbush reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $15.00 price target (down previously from $17.00) on shares of Willdan Group in a research note on Friday. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Willdan Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 12th.
The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $10.91 and its 200-day moving average price is $9.86. The company has a market cap of $111.93 million and a PE ratio of 20.79.
Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.14. The firm earned $58.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $49.55 million. Equities analysts expect that Willdan Group Inc. will post $0.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal 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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