Landauer (LDR) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.24
News coverage about Landauer (NYSE:LDR) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Landauer earned a news sentiment score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 45.515626571587 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Shares of Landauer (LDR) traded down $0.05 during trading on Friday, hitting $67.20. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 705,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 56,169. Landauer has a 12 month low of $41.00 and a 12 month high of $68.50. The company has a quick ratio of 1.87, a current ratio of 2.02 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.26.
Landauer (NYSE:LDR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.18. The company had revenue of $39.89 million during the quarter. Landauer had a return on equity of 96.20% and a net margin of 16.55%.
LDR has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Landauer from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. BidaskClub upgraded Landauer from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 15th. Finally, Hilliard Lyons upgraded Landauer from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 6th.
Landauer Company 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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