Landauer Inc. (NYSE:LDR) shares reached a new 52-week high on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $49.16 and last traded at $48.94, with a volume of 57,563 shares. The stock had previously closed at $47.94.

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Landauer from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $45.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Hilliard Lyons lowered shares of Landauer from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Friday, July 1st. Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of Landauer from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 1st.

The firm has a 50-day moving average of $41.54 and a 200-day moving average of $35.85. The stock has a market cap of $470.26 million and a P/E ratio of 26.47.

Landauer (NYSE:LDR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 8th. The company reported $0.58 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.39 by $0.19. The business earned $37.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $35.24 million. Equities research analysts predict that Landauer Inc. will post $1.73 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Other hedge funds and institutional investors have 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 period. 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 period. 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 period. Finally, Bernzott Capital Advisors raised its position in Landauer by 21.0% in the fourth quarter. Bernzott Capital Advisors now owns 587,984 shares of the company’s stock worth $19,356,000 after buying an additional 102,209 shares during the period.

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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