Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised its position in Landauer, Inc. (NYSE:LDR) by 27.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 25,464 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after buying an additional 5,472 shares during the period. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s holdings in Landauer were worth $1,241,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Several other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its stake in shares of Landauer by 4.9% in the first quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 50,226 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $2,448,000 after buying an additional 2,325 shares in the last quarter. Crawford Investment Counsel Inc. raised its stake in shares of Landauer by 10.0% in the first quarter. Crawford Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 66,413 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $3,238,000 after buying an additional 6,030 shares in the last quarter. Comerica Bank raised its stake in shares of Landauer by 3.9% in the first quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 10,623 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $568,000 after buying an additional 398 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in shares of Landauer by 3.0% in the first quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 167,586 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $8,170,000 after buying an additional 4,910 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Eqis Capital Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Landauer during the first quarter worth $266,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 81.80% of the company’s stock.

Landauer, Inc. (LDR) traded up 0.041% on Thursday, hitting $61.175. The stock had a trading volume of 23,288 shares. Landauer, Inc. has a 1-year low of $41.00 and a 1-year high of $62.10. The firm has a market capitalization of $586.36 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.680 and a beta of 1.30. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $54.62 and its 200 day moving average is $51.92.

Landauer (NYSE:LDR) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.18. The business had revenue of $39.89 million for the quarter. Landauer had a return on equity of 88.08% and a net margin of 12.09%. On average, equities research analysts predict that Landauer, Inc. will post $1.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Landauer from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Landauer from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th.

About Landauer

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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