Landauer, Inc.

  • Prep Your Portfolio for Yield

    By J.A. Graham - June 30, 2013 | Tickers: GRMN, LDR, PAYX

    There comes a time in the lives of most investors when they realize the carefree days of investing in speculative growth stocks and trading in and out of equities before the bytes of the last trade fade on the screen aren't reliable ways to generate income once they retire. Smart investors on the brink of retiring begin to search for ways to generate steady income with low risk of more »

  • Three Unique Medical Niche Companies

    By Reuben Brewer - May 28, 2013 | Tickers: LDR, PRGO, SRCL

    The health care industry in The United States is going through a major period of transformation. There are some companies that have such unique niches, however, that they will handle any changes in stride. Investors should take a look at specialty players Stericycle (NASDAQ: SRCL), Landauer (NYSE: LDR), and Perrigo (NYSE: PRGO).

    Still Fighting

    Obamacare hasn't taken full effect. While lawmakers continue to debate the law, the industry and more »

  • Filling Healthcare's Niches

    By Reuben Brewer - April 8, 2013 | Tickers: LDR, PLL, SRCL

    The healthcare industry in The United States is going through a period of massive change. However, there are some products and services that are highly likely to remain in demand. Stericycle (NASDAQ: SRCL), Landauer (NYSE: LDR), and Pall Corp. (NYSE: PLL) all look set to maintain key market positions no matter what happens.

    A big change

    Perhaps the one thing that president Obama will be remembered for is the healthcare more »

  • Filling Healthcare's Niches

    By Reuben Brewer - April 3, 2013 | Tickers: LDR, PLL, SRCL

    The healthcare industry in The United States is going through a period of massive change. However, there are some products and services that are highly likely to remain in demand. Stericycle (NASDAQ: SRCL), Landauer (NYSE: LDR), and Pall Corp. (NYSE: PLL) all look set to maintain key market positions no matter what happens.

    A Big Change

    Perhaps the one thing that president Obama will be remembered for is the healthcare more »

  • Gabelli Sees a Bright Nuclear Future

    By Reuben Brewer - December 13, 2012 | Tickers: CCJ, EXC, LDR, SCG, SO

    I own shares in Gabelli Utility Fund (GABUX), it's an interesting fund because of its managed distribution policy and the fact that it is run by famed investor Mario Gabelli. The fund's regular updates are different than most other industry mutual fund reports because they go into Gabelli's outlook in great detail. One of the ideas that jumped out of a recent shareholder report was a focus on the long-term positives facing nuclear power.

  • A Barbell Approach to Dividends

    By Reuben Brewer - November 16, 2012 | Tickers: T, ETP, LDR, LMT, PVR

    Investors looking to live off of their dividend income face two competing factors. On one side, they want enough income to support the lifestyle they desire today. On the other side, they need enough income growth to support the lifestyle they desire in the future. Deciding how to deal with these opposing forces can be difficult. A barbell approach might just be the answer you are looking for.

  • SWOT Analysis: Landauer

    By Reuben Brewer - November 7, 2012 | Tickers: CCJ, JNJ, LDR, ROP

    As a dividend-oriented investor, I want to own a stock for a long time. With a holding period of “forever,” I need to have a well rounded picture of a company. One tool that really helps round things out is a SWOT analysis. This simple tool requires nothing more than making a thoughtful list of a company's Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. 

    A company's strengths and weaknesses are more »