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Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) Director Raymond W. Holdsworth, Jr. bought 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 29th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $6.03 per share, with a total value of $60,300.00. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) traded up 4.11% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $6.08. The stock had a trading volume of 26,931 shares. Willdan Group has a one year low of $2.32 and a one year high of $6.24. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $4.92 and its 200-day moving average is $4.5. The company has a market cap of $45.0 million and a P/E ratio of 12.43.

Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) last released its earnings data on Thursday, May 8th. The company reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $22.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $21.36 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.05 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Willdan Group will post $0.64 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on WLDN shares. Analysts at Wedbush raised their price target on shares of Willdan Group from $5.00 to $5.50 in a research note on Friday, May 9th. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Willdan Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 23rd.

Willdan Group, Inc is a provider of outsourced services to small and mid-sized public agencies and large public utilities in California, New York and, to a lesser extent, other states throughout the United States.

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