WLDN Stock Overview
Willdan Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides professional, technical and consulting services primarily in the United States.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$28.15|
|52 Week High||US$43.22|
|52 Week Low||US$23.11|
|1 Month Change||2.85%|
|3 Month Change||-8.72%|
|1 Year Change||-26.15%|
|3 Year Change||-24.43%|
|5 Year Change||-7.86%|
|Change since IPO||166.57%|
Recent News & Updates
Is Willdan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) Using Too Much Debt?
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|WLDN||US Professional Services||US Market|
Return vs Industry: WLDN underperformed the US Professional Services industry which returned -17.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WLDN underperformed the US Market which returned -18.4% over the past year.
|WLDN Average Weekly Movement||8.0%|
|Professional Services Industry Average Movement||6.7%|
|Market Average Movement||8.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: WLDN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WLDN's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Willdan Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides professional, technical and consulting services primarily in the United States. It operates in two segments, Energy, and Engineering and Consulting. The Energy segment offers comprehensive audit and surveys, program design, master planning, demand reduction, grid optimization, benchmarking analyses, design engineering, construction management, performance contracting, installation, alternative financing, and measurement and verification services, as well as software and data analytics.
Willdan Group Fundamentals Summary
|WLDN fundamental statistics|
Is WLDN overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|WLDN income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$231.41m|
Last Reported Earnings
Apr 01, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.64|
|Net Profit Margin||-2.30%|
How did WLDN perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is WLDN undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for WLDN?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is WLDN's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does WLDN's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|WLDN PS Ratio vs Peers|
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Price-To-Sales vs Peers: WLDN is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1x) compared to the peer average (2.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does WLDN's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Professional Services Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: WLDN is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (1.4x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is WLDN's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||1x|
|Fair PS Ratio||1.7x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: WLDN is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.7x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of WLDN when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: WLDN ($28.15) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($64.1)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WLDN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate WLDN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
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How is Willdan Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Future Growth Score5/6
Future Growth Score 5/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: WLDN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: WLDN is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: WLDN is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WLDN's revenue (22.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (8.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WLDN's revenue (22.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if WLDN's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Willdan Group performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WLDN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: WLDN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WLDN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 62.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare WLDN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: WLDN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (33.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WLDN has a negative Return on Equity (-4.69%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Willdan Group's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WLDN's short term assets ($128.9M) exceed its short term liabilities ($81.7M).
Long Term Liabilities: WLDN's short term assets ($128.9M) exceed its long term liabilities ($111.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WLDN's net debt to equity ratio (60.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WLDN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 8.7% to 65% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WLDN's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if WLDN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
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What is Willdan Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WLDN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WLDN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WLDN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WLDN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as WLDN has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tom Brisbin (68 yo)
Dr. Thomas D. Brisbin, also known as Tom, Ph.D. has been the Chief Executive Officer of Willdan Group, Inc. since April 2, 2007 and its Chairman since November 3, 2016 and served as its President from Apri...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tom's total compensation ($USD2.99M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.83M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tom's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: WLDN's management team is considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: WLDN's board of directors are considered experienced (7.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: WLDN insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5.5%.
Willdan Group, Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Willdan Group, Inc.
- Ticker: WLDN
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 1964
- Industry: Research and Consulting Services
- Sector: Commercial Services
- Implied Market Cap: US$371.737m
- Shares outstanding: 13.21m
- Website: https://www.willdan.com
Number of Employees
- Willdan Group, Inc.
- 2401 East Katella Avenue
- Suite 300
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/26 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
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