Shares of Willdan Group Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) hit a new 52-week high on Friday . The stock traded as high as $15.90 and last traded at $15.78, with a volume of 31,763 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $15.50.

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

The stock has a market cap of $131.61 million and a P/E ratio of 24.18. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $12.53 and a 200-day moving average price of $10.48.

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, beating the consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.14. The firm had revenue of $58.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $49.55 million. On average, analysts forecast 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 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 211,857 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 9,789 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about 2.68% of Willdan Group worth $1,775,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

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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