Systematic Financial Management LP increased its position in Landauer, Inc. (NYSE:LDR) by 4.0% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 25,333 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock after buying an additional 980 shares during the period. Systematic Financial Management LP’s holdings in Landauer were worth $1,235,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Mason Street Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Landauer by 7.2% in the first quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 2,250 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $110,000 after buying an additional 151 shares during the last quarter. Contravisory Investment Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of Landauer during the first quarter worth approximately $179,000. Arizona State Retirement System raised its position in shares of Landauer by 2.0% in the first quarter. Arizona State Retirement System now owns 5,061 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $247,000 after buying an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans raised its position in shares of Landauer by 5.6% in the fourth quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 5,130 shares of the scientific and technical instruments company’s stock worth $247,000 after buying an additional 270 shares during the last quarter. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in shares of Landauer during the first quarter worth approximately $251,000. 82.91% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Shares of Landauer, Inc. (NYSE LDR) remained flat at $52.90 during trading on Tuesday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 99 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $52.06 and its 200 day moving average is $50.74. Landauer, Inc. has a 52 week low of $37.89 and a 52 week high of $55.80. The company has a market capitalization of $509.90 million, a PE ratio of 26.33 and a beta of 1.37.
Landauer (NYSE:LDR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 9th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.04. Landauer had a net margin of 12.82% and a return on equity of 79.41%. The company had revenue of $39.12 million for the quarter. Analysts expect that Landauer, Inc. will post $1.79 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, July 6th. Investors of record on Friday, June 16th will be given a $0.275 dividend. This represents a $1.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.08%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 14th. Landauer’s dividend payout ratio is presently 54.46%.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Landauer from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 13th.
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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