New York State Common Retirement Fund increased its stake in shares of Landauer Inc (NYSE:LDR) by 15.3% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 11,300 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,499 shares during the quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund owned approximately 0.12% of Landauer worth $591,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its position in Landauer by 55.1% during the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 3,112 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $163,000 after purchasing an additional 1,106 shares in the last quarter. Smith Asset Management Group LP acquired a new stake in Landauer in the 2nd quarter worth about $179,000. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System acquired a new stake in Landauer in the 2nd quarter worth about $204,000. Atria Investments LLC boosted its stake in Landauer by 1.5% in the 2nd quarter. Atria Investments LLC now owns 4,782 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $250,000 after buying an additional 71 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC acquired a new stake in Landauer in the 2nd quarter worth about $262,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 79.56% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Landauer Inc (NYSE:LDR) opened at $67.20 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.26, a current ratio of 2.02 and a quick ratio of 1.87. Landauer Inc has a 52 week low of $41.00 and a 52 week high of $68.50.

Landauer (NYSE:LDR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.49 by $0.18. Landauer had a return on equity of 96.20% and a net margin of 16.55%. The firm had revenue of $39.89 million for the quarter.

LDR has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. BidaskClub lowered Landauer from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered Landauer from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Hilliard Lyons raised Landauer from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th.

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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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Landauer (NYSE:LDR)

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