News coverage about Landauer (NYSE:LDR) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Landauer earned a coverage optimism score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 45.7802247146204 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.
Several brokerages have recently commented on LDR. Zacks Investment Research lowered Landauer from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. Hilliard Lyons upgraded Landauer from an “underperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Landauer from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 15th.
Shares of Landauer (NYSE LDR) opened at 68.00 on Tuesday. Landauer has a one year low of $41.00 and a one year high of $68.50. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $61.91 and its 200 day moving average price is $54.27. The stock has a market cap of $655.38 million, a P/E ratio of 35.21 and a beta of 1.27.
Landauer (NYSE:LDR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 8th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.67 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.18. The business had revenue of $39.89 million during the quarter. Landauer had a net margin of 12.09% and a return on equity of 80.03%. Equities research analysts expect that Landauer will post $1.95 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 3rd. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a $0.275 dividend. This represents a $1.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. Landauer’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 56.99%.
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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