Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) is scheduled to be releasing its earnings data after the market closes on Thursday, August 1st. Analysts expect Willdan Group to post earnings of $0.43 per share for the quarter.
Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 2nd. The construction company reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $91.79 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $80.79 million. Willdan Group had a net margin of 2.39% and a return on equity of 12.34%. On average, analysts expect Willdan Group to post $2 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Shares of NASDAQ WLDN traded up $0.25 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $34.89. The stock had a trading volume of 885 shares, compared to its average volume of 46,857. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $34.67. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59, a current ratio of 1.37 and a quick ratio of 1.37. The company has a market cap of $391.45 million, a P/E ratio of 22.60 and a beta of 1.26. Willdan Group has a 12-month low of $27.61 and a 12-month high of $40.70.
WLDN has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. ValuEngine raised shares of United States Steel from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 24th. Wedbush reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $79.00 price objective on shares of Aimmune Therapeutics in a research note on Thursday, June 6th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Zynerba Pharmaceuticals from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, May 11th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Misonix from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 3rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Willdan Group presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $42.50.
In related news, SVP Paul Milton Whitelaw sold 1,721 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.97, for a total transaction of $55,020.37. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Chairman Thomas Donald Brisbin sold 8,701 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.26, for a total transaction of $280,694.26. Following the transaction, the chairman now directly owns 211,474 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $6,822,151.24. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 47,259 shares of company stock valued at $1,618,600. Corporate insiders own 10.80% of the company’s stock.
About Willdan Group
Willdan Group, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides professional technical and consulting services primarily in the United States. It operates in two segments, Energy, and Engineering and Consulting. The Energy segment offers comprehensive survey, program design, master planning, benchmarking analysis, design engineering, construction management, performance contracting, installation, alternative financing, and measurement and verification services.
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