Willdan Group Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) Director Douglas James Mceachern acquired 1,095 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 10th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $18.72 per share, with a total value of $20,498.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

Douglas James Mceachern also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, September 16th, Douglas James Mceachern acquired 25 shares of Willdan Group stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $17.05 per share, with a total value of $426.25.
  • On Wednesday, August 17th, Douglas James Mceachern acquired 1,122 shares of Willdan Group stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of $14.95 per share, with a total value of $16,773.90.

Shares of Willdan Group Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) opened at 19.05 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $17.49 and a 200 day moving average of $13.80. The stock has a market cap of $158.08 million, a PE ratio of 29.04 and a beta of 1.42. Willdan Group Inc. has a 12 month low of $6.95 and a 12 month high of $19.74.

Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 3rd. The company reported $0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.07. Willdan Group had a net margin of 3.88% and a return on equity of 16.60%. The firm earned $58.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $51.09 million. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Willdan Group Inc. will post $0.95 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN)

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in Willdan Group by 88.7% in the third quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 57,763 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,013,000 after buying an additional 27,146 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp bought a new stake in shares of Willdan Group during the third quarter worth $185,000. ClariVest Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Willdan Group during the third quarter worth $350,000. Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. boosted its stake in shares of Willdan Group by 4.7% in the third quarter. Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. now owns 216,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,791,000 after buying an additional 9,606 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN bought a new stake in shares of Willdan Group during the third quarter worth $163,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 32.01% of the company’s stock.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on WLDN shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Willdan Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 19th. Wedbush reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $15.00 price objective (down from $17.00) on shares of Willdan Group in a research report on Friday, August 5th.

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. It operates through four segments: Energy Efficiency Services, Engineering Services, Public Finance Services and Homeland Security Services.

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