First Quadrant L P CA cut its stake in Landauer, Inc. (NYSE:LDR) by 25.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 15,112 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after selling 5,087 shares during the period. First Quadrant L P CA owned approximately 0.16% of Landauer worth $790,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in LDR. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased 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 period. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in Landauer by 4.2% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 848,773 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $41,377,000 after buying an additional 34,013 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its position in Landauer by 11.6% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 274,600 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $13,387,000 after buying an additional 28,600 shares during the period. Boston Advisors LLC bought a new position in Landauer during the first quarter valued at approximately $793,000. Finally, Guggenheim Capital LLC increased 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 period. 81.80% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Landauer, Inc. (NYSE:LDR) remained flat at $56.40 on Monday. 27,641 shares of the stock traded hands. The company has a market capitalization of $543.64 million, a PE ratio of 28.07 and a beta of 1.30. Landauer, Inc. has a 52 week low of $41.00 and a 52 week high of $56.70. The company’s 50 day moving average is $53.94 and its 200-day moving average is $51.65.

Landauer (NYSE:LDR) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.50 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $39.12 million for the quarter. Landauer had a net margin of 12.82% and a return on equity of 79.41%. Equities research analysts expect that Landauer, Inc. will post $1.79 earnings per share for the current year.

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Several research analysts have commented on LDR shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Landauer from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 17th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Landauer from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Landauer (NYSE:LDR)

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