Willdan Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides professional, technical and consulting services primarily in the United States. More Details
High growth potential and fair value.
Share Price & News
How has Willdan Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WLDN is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WLDN's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Professional Services
1 Year Return
US Professional Services
Return vs Industry: WLDN exceeded the US Professional Services industry which returned 36.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WLDN exceeded the US Market which returned 44.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Willdan Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StWe Think Some Shareholders May Hesitate To Increase Willdan Group, Inc.'s (NASDAQ:WLDN) CEO Compensation
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWilldan Group (NASDAQ:WLDN) Is Making Moderate Use Of Debt
2 months ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Sold Willdan Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WLDN) Shares Recently?
Is Willdan Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WLDN ($39.1) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($64.49)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WLDN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WLDN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Professional Services industry average.
PE vs Market: WLDN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate WLDN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WLDN is good value based on its PB Ratio (2.8x) compared to the US Professional Services industry average (3.1x).
How is Willdan Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
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 (2%).
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's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: WLDN's revenue (27.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: WLDN's revenue (27.8% 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
How has Willdan Group performed over the past 5 years?
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 44.3% 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 (18.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WLDN has a negative Return on Equity (-5.89%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Willdan Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WLDN's short term assets ($144.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($103.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: WLDN's short term assets ($144.8M) exceed its long term liabilities ($110.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WLDN's debt to equity ratio (64.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WLDN's debt to equity ratio has increased from 21.1% to 64.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: WLDN's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (32.9%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if WLDN's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Willdan Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WLDN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WLDN's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WLDN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WLDN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of WLDN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tom Brisbin (67 yo)
Dr. Thomas D. Brisbin, also known as Tom, Ph.D. has been the Chief Executive Officer of Willdan Group, Inc. since April 2, 2007 and its Chairman since November 3, 2016 and served as its President from Apri...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tom's total compensation ($USD2.19M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.67M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tom's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: WLDN's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: WLDN's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 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 7.4%.
Willdan Group, Inc.'s company bio, 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
- Market Cap: US$489.414m
- Shares outstanding: 12.52m
- Website: https://www.willdan.com
Number of Employees
- Willdan Group, Inc.
- 2401 East Katella Avenue
- Suite 300
- United States
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 Consul...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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