Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) Director Douglas James Mceachern acquired 1,180 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 9th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $27.32 per share, for a total transaction of $32,237.60. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.
Douglas James Mceachern also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Wednesday, August 16th, Douglas James Mceachern acquired 150 shares of Willdan Group stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $32.95 per share, for a total transaction of $4,942.50.
Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) traded down $0.37 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $24.97. 72,319 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 117,305. The stock has a market cap of $222.07, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.70 and a beta of 1.21. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03, a quick ratio of 1.46 and a current ratio of 1.46. Willdan Group, Inc. has a 52 week low of $20.60 and a 52 week high of $36.87.
Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) last released its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The construction company reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $69.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $60.39 million. Willdan Group had a net margin of 3.90% and a return on equity of 18.10%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 17.5% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts predict that Willdan Group, Inc. will post 1.16 earnings per share for the current year.
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A number of research analysts have issued reports on WLDN shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of Willdan Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Willdan Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Willdan Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, October 14th. Finally, Seaport Global Securities restated a “buy” rating and issued a $37.00 target price on shares of Willdan Group in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Willdan Group currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $36.50.
Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Willdan Group by 8.0% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 271,616 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $8,762,000 after acquiring an additional 20,036 shares during the period. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Willdan Group during the 1st quarter worth about $146,000. Fiera Capital Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Willdan Group by 56.2% during the 2nd quarter. Fiera Capital Corp now owns 121,417 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $3,709,000 after acquiring an additional 43,670 shares during the period. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Willdan Group by 1.0% during the 2nd quarter. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC now owns 9,926 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $303,000 after acquiring an additional 103 shares during the period. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Willdan Group by 52.5% during the 2nd quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 65,794 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $2,010,000 after acquiring an additional 22,661 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 59.75% of the company’s stock.
Willdan Group Company Profile
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, primarily in California and New York. It operates through four segments: Energy Efficiency Services, Engineering Services, Public Finance Services and Homeland Security Services.
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