Berkley W R Corp bought a new position in Landauer Inc (NYSE:LDR) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor bought 23,770 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,600,000. Berkley W R Corp owned about 0.24% of Landauer at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its holdings in Landauer by 2.2% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 867,506 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $45,371,000 after buying an additional 18,733 shares during the last quarter. Kassirer Asset Management Corp bought a new position in Landauer in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $337,000. Marshall Wace North America L.P. bought a new position in Landauer in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $1,198,000. Geode Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in Landauer by 3.4% in the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 70,185 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $3,421,000 after buying an additional 2,276 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its holdings in Landauer by 14.7% in the 1st quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 40,046 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $1,953,000 after buying an additional 5,123 shares during the last quarter. 79.56% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Landauer from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $72.00 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Landauer from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. Finally, Hilliard Lyons upgraded shares of Landauer from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 6th.

Landauer Inc (NYSE:LDR) traded down $0.05 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $67.20. 705,800 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 56,169. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.26, a current ratio of 2.02 and a quick ratio of 1.87. Landauer Inc has a twelve month low of $41.00 and a twelve month high of $68.50.

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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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