Shares of Willdan Group Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) hit a new 52-week high during trading on Friday . The stock traded as high as $13.97 and last traded at $13.90, with a volume of 30,553 shares. The stock had previously closed at $13.76.

Several analysts recently commented on the company. Wedbush reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $15.00 price objective (down previously from $17.00) on shares of Willdan Group in a report on Friday, August 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised Willdan Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 price objective for the company in a report on Thursday, June 2nd.

The company has a market capitalization of $115.43 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.20. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $11.27 and its 200-day moving average is $9.99.

Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $58.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $49.55 million. On average, equities research analysts expect that Willdan Group Inc. will post $0.87 EPS for the current fiscal year.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Willdan Group stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of Willdan Group Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) by 4.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 211,857 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 9,789 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 2.68% of Willdan Group worth $1,775,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

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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