Landauer, Inc. (NYSE:LDR) released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.49 by $0.18, Morningstar.com reports. The firm had revenue of $39.89 million for the quarter. Landauer had a net margin of 12.82% and a return on equity of 79.41%.

Shares of Landauer (NYSE LDR) traded up 7.56% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $61.15. 139,069 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Landauer has a 1-year low of $41.00 and a 1-year high of $62.10. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $54.19 and a 200-day moving average price of $51.75. The stock has a market cap of $589.42 million, a P/E ratio of 30.44 and a beta of 1.30.

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A number of analysts recently commented on LDR shares. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Landauer from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Landauer from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 12th.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. State Street Corp boosted its position in Landauer by 5.7% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 215,056 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $10,343,000 after buying an additional 11,519 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in Landauer by 20.3% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 249,548 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $12,003,000 after buying an additional 42,190 shares during the last quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY boosted its position in Landauer by 0.5% in the fourth quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 7,270 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $350,000 after buying an additional 36 shares during the last quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC boosted its position in Landauer by 179.5% in the fourth quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 23,654 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $1,138,000 after buying an additional 15,192 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans boosted its position in Landauer by 5.6% in the fourth quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 5,130 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $247,000 after buying an additional 270 shares during the last quarter. 81.80% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Landauer

Landauer, Inc is a provider of technical and analytical services to determine occupational and environmental radiation exposure. The Company is a provider of outsourced medical physics services, and a provider of radiology related medical products. The Company operates through three segments: Radiation Measurement, Medical Physics and Medical Products.

Earnings History for Landauer (NYSE:LDR)

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