3,200 Shares in Landauer Inc (LDR) Acquired by Carret Asset Management LLC
Carret Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Landauer Inc (NYSE:LDR) in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 3,200 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock, valued at approximately $215,000.
Other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Stifel Financial Corp acquired a new position in shares of Landauer in the 3rd quarter valued at $255,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Landauer by 5.3% during the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 311,225 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $20,945,000 after purchasing an additional 15,529 shares in the last quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Landauer by 14.5% during the 3rd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 46,117 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $3,104,000 after purchasing an additional 5,824 shares in the last quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS bought a new position in shares of Landauer in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $1,195,000. Finally, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. raised its stake in shares of Landauer by 66.3% in the 3rd quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. now owns 9,786 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $659,000 after acquiring an additional 3,900 shares in the last quarter. 79.56% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Landauer Inc (NYSE LDR) traded down $0.05 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $67.20. The stock had a trading volume of 705,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 56,169. The company has a quick ratio of 1.87, a current ratio of 2.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.26. Landauer Inc has a 12 month low of $41.00 and a 12 month high of $68.50.
A number of analysts have issued reports on LDR shares. BidaskClub raised Landauer from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Zacks Investment Research raised Landauer from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $72.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. Finally, Hilliard Lyons raised Landauer from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th.
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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.
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