Willdan Group, Inc. (WLDN) Reaches $22.57 After 6.00% Down Move; Telemark Asset Management Has Lifted Trimble (TRMB) Position

January 3, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

The stock of Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 3.26% or $0.76 during the last trading session, reaching $22.57. About 75,207 shares traded or 17.85% up from the average. Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) has risen 216.21% since January 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 199.51% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months negative chart setup for the $197.80 million company. It was reported on Jan, 3 by Barchart.com. We have $21.22 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:WLDN worth $11.87M less.

Telemark Asset Management Llc increased Trimble Inc (TRMB) stake by 37.5% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Telemark Asset Management Llc acquired 150,000 shares as Trimble Inc (TRMB)’s stock rose 13.95%. The Telemark Asset Management Llc holds 550,000 shares with $21.59M value, up from 400,000 last quarter. Trimble Inc now has $10.62B valuation. The stock increased 2.75% or $1.13 during the last trading session, reaching $42.19. About 816,495 shares traded. Trimble Inc. (NASDAQ:TRMB) has risen 51.45% since January 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.75% the S&P500.

Among 17 analysts covering Trimble Navigation Limited (NASDAQ:TRMB), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Trimble Navigation Limited had 35 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wedbush initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, December 2 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Monday, July 24. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, August 17 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, October 30. The rating was initiated by Northcoast on Friday, January 13 with “Neutral”. The stock of Trimble Inc. (NASDAQ:TRMB) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 4 by Dougherty & Company. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, August 2 with “Buy”. The stock of Trimble Inc. (NASDAQ:TRMB) earned “Neutral” rating by Dougherty & Company on Monday, January 30. The stock of Trimble Inc. (NASDAQ:TRMB) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by M Partners. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James given on Tuesday, June 14.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $8.73 million activity. On Tuesday, September 5 Kliem Jurgen sold $1.72M worth of Trimble Inc. (NASDAQ:TRMB) or 44,662 shares. KIRKLAND JAMES A sold $376,000 worth of stock. 76,715 shares valued at $2.92 million were sold by Gibson Chris on Monday, August 28. MATTHEWS DARRYL R sold $143,583 worth of stock or 3,714 shares. $1.26 million worth of stock was sold by Janow Merit E on Monday, August 7.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 1.28 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 18 investors sold TRMB shares while 126 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes. 221.33 million shares or 0.83% less from 223.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Calamos Advsrs Lc reported 56,995 shares. Moreover, Ngam Advsrs Ltd Partnership has 0.01% invested in Trimble Inc. (NASDAQ:TRMB) for 27,581 shares. Blackrock owns 22.92M shares. Alliancebernstein LP owns 168,496 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Arizona State Retirement Systems holds 0.07% or 143,442 shares in its portfolio. Renaissance Limited Liability Corp reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Trimble Inc. (NASDAQ:TRMB). Kornitzer Cap Management Inc Ks invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Trimble Inc. (NASDAQ:TRMB). Wellington Mgmt Gp Llp invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Trimble Inc. (NASDAQ:TRMB). Sei has invested 0.01% in Trimble Inc. (NASDAQ:TRMB). Sg Americas Secs Limited Company reported 13,577 shares. Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Mngmt Group Inc Ltd Liability Corp has 7,400 shares. Congress Asset Mngmt Ma invested in 149,558 shares. Robecosam Ag stated it has 0.78% of its portfolio in Trimble Inc. (NASDAQ:TRMB). 337,152 were accumulated by Clear Harbor Asset Lc. Raymond James Fin Advisors Incorporated accumulated 0% or 7,484 shares.

Among 3 analysts covering Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Willdan Group had 10 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) earned “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Friday, May 12. The firm has “Speculative Buy” rating given on Friday, January 15 by Seaport Global Securities. The rating was upgraded by TheStreet to “Hold” on Tuesday, September 1. Seaport Global Securities initiated it with “Speculative Buy” rating and $13 target in Monday, January 18 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 23 by Wedbush. Wedbush maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $20 target in Monday, November 7 report. As per Thursday, June 1, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Sunday, October 29 by Canaccord Genuity.

Willdan Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides professional technical and consulting services to utilities, private industry, and public agencies at various levels of government primarily in the Unites States. The company has market cap of $197.80 million. It operates through four divisions: Energy Efficiency Services, Engineering Services, Public Finance Services, and Homeland Security Services. It has a 19.52 P/E ratio. The Energy Efficiency Services segment offers comprehensive surveys, program design, master planning, benchmarking analysis, design engineering, construction management, performance contracting, installation, alternative financing, and measurement and verification services.

Since August 8, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $271,329 activity. Shares for $16,709 were sold by Tipermas Marc.

Analysts await Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) to report earnings on March, 8. They expect $0.18 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.18 per share. WLDN’s profit will be $1.58 million for 31.35 P/E if the $0.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.31 actual EPS reported by Willdan Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -41.94% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.59 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.31, from 1.9 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 10 investors sold Willdan Group, Inc. shares while 19 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 31 raised stakes. 5.40 million shares or 13.22% more from 4.77 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. New York State Common Retirement Fund has 0% invested in Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN). Tocqueville Asset Management L P owns 0.02% invested in Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) for 41,669 shares. Hancock Holding Communications holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) for 7,120 shares. State Street has 115,159 shares. Rhumbline Advisers has 7,753 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Invesco Ltd has invested 0% of its portfolio in Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN). Manufacturers Life Insurance The invested 0% in Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN). Contravisory Inc holds 13 shares. Barclays Public Limited Co, United Kingdom-based fund reported 1,553 shares. Acadian Asset Management Limited holds 0% of its portfolio in Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) for 28,991 shares. Cadence Management Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0.11% of its portfolio in Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN). 295,264 are owned by Pnc Svcs Group. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P reported 414,920 shares. Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada holds 0% or 16,682 shares in its portfolio. Ativo Ltd stated it has 35,009 shares or 0.3% of all its holdings.

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