Landauer (LDR) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.19

News coverage about Landauer (NYSE:LDR) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Landauer earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the scientific and technical instruments company an impact score of 45.6306901197049 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

LDR has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Landauer from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 17th. BidaskClub cut shares of Landauer from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st.

Landauer (LDR) traded up 1.23% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $61.70. 41,820 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $55.10 and a 200 day moving average price of $52.07. Landauer has a 52-week low of $41.00 and a 52-week high of $62.85. The company has a market cap of $594.66 million, a PE ratio of 31.95 and a beta of 1.30.

Landauer (NYSE:LDR) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The scientific and technical instruments company reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.49 by $0.18. Landauer had a return on equity of 80.03% and a net margin of 12.09%. The firm had revenue of $39.89 million during the quarter. Equities analysts predict that Landauer will post $1.79 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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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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