Insider Trader Watch: Willdan Group, Inc. $WLDN

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Willdan Group, Inc. (WLDN) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Jun 15, 2017 Holdsworth Raymond W Jr, Director bought 1,000 shares having total worth of $30,390 at the price of $30.39 per share, following the transaction a total of 66,657 shares owned by Holdsworth Raymond W Jr. Before this latest buy, Holdsworth Raymond W Jr purchased WLDN at 1 other times during the past twelve months, for a total investment of $31,700 at an average of $31.7 per share.

The stock has experienced a total of 3 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 2 sell activities and 1 buy trades. Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 14 times by insiders. In 9 of these trades, the insider was a seller while an employee of the company was the buyer in 5 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 1 2 10.16%
12 Month 5 9 252.09%

Shares of Willdan Group, Inc. (WLDN) traded down 1.24% on Jun 15, 2017, hitting $30.35. 90,510 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Willdan Group, Inc. has a 52 week low of $7.1 and a 52 week high of $36.13. The company’s market cap is $154 million.

Willdan Group, Inc. (WLDN) last announced its earnings results on May 4, 2017. The company reported 0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, higher than the consensus estimate of 0.12 by $0.18. The company had revenue of $68 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $43 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted 0.13 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 102% on a year-over-year basis.

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earnings per share 0.30 0.18 0.28 0.37 0.13 0.05 0.10 0.20 0.18 0.26
Revenue(M) 68.35 57.43 58.66 58.94 33.92 31.52 33.51 36.77 33.3 30.24

Willdan Group, Inc. is a Delaware Corporation. The Company is a provider of outsourced services to small and mid-sized public agencies and large public utilities in California, New York and, to a lesser extent, other states throughout the United States. Outsourcing enables these agencies to provide a wide range of specialized services, without having to incur and maintain the overhead necessary to develop staffing in-house. The Company provides a broad range of services to public agencies and to a lesser extent, private industry, including: Civil Engineering; Building and Safety Services; Geotechnical Engineering; Energy Efficiency Consulting; Financial and Economic Consulting; and Disaster Preparedness and Homeland Security. It operates its business through a network of offices located mainly in California and New York. The Company’s Engineering Services segment includes the operations of its subsidiaries, Willdan Engineering, Willdan Geotechnical, Willdan Energy Solutions, Willdan Resource Solutions, and Public Agency Resources (PARs). These businesses collectively provide engineering-related services, geotechnical engineering services, environmental engineering and environmental related services and energy efficiency, water conservation, sustainability and renewable energy services. The Company’s Public Finance Services segment consists of the operations of its subsidiary, Willdan Financial Services (WFS), which offers financial and economic consulting services to public agencies. The Company’s Homeland Security Services segment consists of the operations of its subsidiary, Willdan Homeland Solutions, which offers homeland security, public safety consulting and management consulting services. It specializes in providing privatized services to public agencies. The Company’s core client base is composed of cities, counties, special districts, other local and state agencies, tribal governments, large utilities and to a lesser extent, private industry. Some of its competitors are AECOM Technology Corporation, CH2M Hill and Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. The Company’s chief competitors in its Public Finance Services segment include David Taussig & Associates, Harris & Associates, and NBS Government Finance Group. The name and logo of its proprietary software, MuniMagic are registered trademarks of Willdan Financial Services, and it has registered a federal copyright for the source code for the MuniMagic software.

William White

William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White
William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.