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

Several research firms have weighed in on WLDN. Wedbush reissued an “outperform” rating and set a $15.00 target price (down previously from $17.00) on shares of Willdan Group in a research report on Friday, August 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Willdan Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 12th.

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

Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 4th. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.14. The business had revenue of $58.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $49.55 million. On average, equities analysts predict that Willdan Group Inc. will post $0.87 earnings per share for the current 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 13F 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 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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