Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) shares saw an uptick in trading volume on Thursday . 99,686 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 9% from the previous session’s volume of 91,245 shares.The stock last traded at $17.70 and had previously closed at $17.65.

Several brokerages have recently commented on HSII. TheStreet lowered Heidrick & Struggles International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 4th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Heidrick & Struggles International from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th.

The firm has a market cap of $327.78 million and a PE ratio of 21.87. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $17.71 and its 200 day moving average is $21.53.

Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 25th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.15. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.18 earnings per share. The company earned $130.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $125.24 million. The business’s revenue was up 13.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect that Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. will post $0.97 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. EAM Investors LLC purchased a new position in Heidrick & Struggles International during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,054,000. WBI Investments Inc. purchased a new position in Heidrick & Struggles International during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,088,000. First Trust Advisors LP purchased a new position in Heidrick & Struggles International during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,666,000. Russell Frank Co boosted its position in Heidrick & Struggles International by 47.8% in the fourth quarter. Russell Frank Co now owns 88,907 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,490,000 after buying an additional 28,771 shares during the period. Finally, Boston Partners boosted its position in Heidrick & Struggles International by 4.9% in the fourth quarter. Boston Partners now owns 644,369 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,540,000 after buying an additional 30,112 shares during the period.

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc (Heidrick & Struggles) is an advisory firm providing executive search culture shaping and leadership consulting services to businesses and business leaders across the world. The Company operates its executive search and leadership consulting services in three geographic regions, including the Americas (which include the countries in North and South America), Europe (which includes the continents of Europe and Africa) and Asia Pacific (which includes Asia and the Middle East).

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