Numeric Investors LLC trimmed its stake in Landauer, Inc. (NYSE:LDR) by 2.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 52,540 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after selling 1,561 shares during the period. Numeric Investors LLC owned about 0.55% of Landauer worth $2,748,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in LDR. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can raised its stake in shares of Landauer by 8.3% in the 1st quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 13,533 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $659,000 after acquiring an additional 1,033 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in shares of Landauer by 3.0% in the 1st quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 167,586 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $8,170,000 after acquiring an additional 4,910 shares during the period. Comerica Bank raised its stake in shares of Landauer by 3.9% in the 1st quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 10,623 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $568,000 after acquiring an additional 398 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its stake in shares of Landauer by 4.9% in the 1st quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 50,226 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $2,448,000 after acquiring an additional 2,325 shares during the period. Finally, State of Tennessee Treasury Department raised its stake in shares of Landauer by 17.8% in the 1st quarter. State of Tennessee Treasury Department now owns 9,046 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock valued at $441,000 after acquiring an additional 1,365 shares during the period. 79.51% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on LDR shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Landauer from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. BidaskClub raised shares of Landauer from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 15th. Finally, Hilliard Lyons raised shares of Landauer from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th.

Shares of Landauer, Inc. (NYSE:LDR) opened at 67.30 on Friday. Landauer, Inc. has a 1-year low of $41.00 and a 1-year high of $68.50. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $65.27 and a 200-day moving average of $55.76. The stock has a market capitalization of $648.64 million, a P/E ratio of 34.85 and a beta of 1.29.

Landauer (NYSE:LDR) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.18. Landauer had a net margin of 12.09% and a return on equity of 80.03%. The business had revenue of $39.89 million for the quarter. Equities research analysts predict that Landauer, Inc. will post $1.95 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 3rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 15th were given a dividend of $0.275 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 14th. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.63%. Landauer’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 56.99%.

Landauer Profile

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.

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