Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware cut its position in shares of Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) by 0.1% in the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 45,145 shares of the construction company’s stock after selling 35 shares during the period. Mckinley Capital Management LLC Delaware owned 0.52% of Willdan Group worth $1,379,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Alps Advisors Inc. raised its stake in shares of Willdan Group by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 14,146 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $432,000 after purchasing an additional 36 shares in the last quarter. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC raised its stake in shares of Willdan Group by 1.0% during the 2nd quarter. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC now owns 9,926 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $303,000 after purchasing an additional 103 shares in the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Willdan Group by 2.0% during the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 44,623 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $1,439,000 after purchasing an additional 856 shares in the last quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Willdan Group by 33.7% during the 2nd quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 6,046 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $185,000 after purchasing an additional 1,524 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Cadence Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Willdan Group by 5.9% during the 2nd quarter. Cadence Capital Management LLC now owns 39,064 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $1,193,000 after purchasing an additional 2,161 shares in the last quarter. 57.22% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on WLDN shares. Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 price target on shares of Willdan Group in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. BidaskClub downgraded Willdan Group from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th. ValuEngine raised Willdan Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Finally, Wedbush reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Willdan Group in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $32.67.

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In other news, insider Marc Tipermas sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $35.78, for a total transaction of $178,900.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 43,333 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,550,454.74. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 13.30% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Shares of Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ WLDN) opened at 32.46 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $31.68 and its 200-day moving average price is $31.59. The stock has a market capitalization of $281.20 million, a P/E ratio of 28.85 and a beta of 1.40. Willdan Group, Inc. has a 1-year low of $15.25 and a 1-year high of $36.87.

Willdan Group Profile

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN)

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