Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) insider Marc Tipermas sold 682 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, December 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.50, for a total transaction of $16,709.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 41,333 shares in the company, valued at $1,012,658.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

Marc Tipermas also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, December 6th, Marc Tipermas sold 1,318 shares of Willdan Group stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.90, for a total transaction of $32,818.20.

Shares of Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ WLDN) traded up $0.26 on Tuesday, hitting $25.51. 55,216 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 113,693. The company has a market capitalization of $213.48, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.18 and a beta of 1.12. Willdan Group, Inc. has a 52 week low of $20.60 and a 52 week high of $36.87. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03, a current ratio of 1.46 and a quick ratio of 1.46.

Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The construction company reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $69.00 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $60.39 million. Willdan Group had a net margin of 3.90% and a return on equity of 18.10%. The firm’s revenue was up 17.5% compared to the same quarter last year. sell-side analysts expect that Willdan Group, Inc. will post 1.16 EPS for the current year.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. GSA Capital Partners LLP raised its position in shares of Willdan Group by 69.2% in the third quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 56,268 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $1,826,000 after purchasing an additional 23,020 shares during the period. Algert Global LLC grew its stake in shares of Willdan Group by 454.1% in the third quarter. Algert Global LLC now owns 76,188 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $2,473,000 after acquiring an additional 62,438 shares in the last quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH grew its stake in shares of Willdan Group by 119.7% in the third quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 44,329 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $1,439,000 after acquiring an additional 24,149 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in shares of Willdan Group by 1.5% in the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 414,920 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $13,468,000 after acquiring an additional 6,232 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware grew its stake in shares of Willdan Group by 81.6% in the third quarter. Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware now owns 81,966 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $2,660,000 after acquiring an additional 36,821 shares in the last quarter. 66.05% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine lowered shares of Willdan Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Seaport Global Securities reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $37.00 price objective on shares of Willdan Group in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Willdan Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 19th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Willdan Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $36.50.

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About Willdan Group

Willdan Group, Inc is a holding company. The Company provides professional technical and consulting services to utilities, private industry and public agencies at all levels of government, primarily in California and New York. It operates through four segments: Energy Efficiency Services, Engineering Services, Public Finance Services and Homeland Security Services.

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