Media coverage about Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) has trended positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Willdan Group earned a news impact score of 0.28 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the construction company an impact score of 46.6292127136737 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
WLDN traded up $0.28 during trading on Thursday, reaching $29.69. The stock had a trading volume of 81,266 shares, compared to its average volume of 74,996. The company has a current ratio of 1.48, a quick ratio of 1.48 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04. The company has a market cap of $259.23, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.16 and a beta of 0.94. Willdan Group has a one year low of $19.25 and a one year high of $36.87.
Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 8th. The construction company reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.18 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $64.16 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $55.44 million. Willdan Group had a return on equity of 17.31% and a net margin of 4.44%. analysts predict that Willdan Group will post 1.57 EPS for the current year.
In other Willdan Group news, insider Marc Tipermas sold 2,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, March 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.47, for a total value of $66,175.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 42,500 shares in the company, valued at $1,124,975. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. 13.30% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.
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Willdan Group Company Profile
Willdan Group, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides professional technical and consulting services to utilities, private industry, and public agencies at various levels of government primarily in the Unites States. It operates through four segments: Energy Efficiency Services, Engineering Services, Public Finance Services, and Homeland Security Services.
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