Willdan Group Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) traded down 2.6% during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The company traded as low as $15.09 and last traded at $15.16, with a volume of 53,471 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $15.57.

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. Wedbush reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $15.00 price target (down previously from $17.00) on shares of Willdan Group in a research report on Friday, August 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised Willdan Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $11.00 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday, June 2nd.

The company has a market capitalization of $125.80 million and a P/E ratio of 23.11. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $12.13 and a 200 day moving average of $10.35.

Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share for the quarter, topping 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, analysts expect that Willdan Group Inc. will post $0.87 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Willdan Group stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in Willdan Group Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) by 4.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure 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 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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