Monster Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:MWW)’s share price was down 8.2% on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $2.56 and last traded at $2.56, with a volume of 253,218 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $2.79.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on MWW shares. BMO Capital Markets lowered Monster Worldwide from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and cut their target price for the company from $4.00 to $3.00 in a research note on Monday, July 11th. Zacks Investment Research raised Monster Worldwide from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $3.25 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, May 11th. Finally, B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $3.50 target price on shares of Monster Worldwide in a research note on Thursday, May 12th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Monster Worldwide currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $4.65.

The stock has a 50 day moving average of $2.60 and a 200 day moving average of $3.18. The firm has a market capitalization of $225.00 million and a P/E ratio of 3.38.

Monster Worldwide (NYSE:MWW) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 5th. The company reported $0.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.07. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.07 EPS. The business earned $157.80 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $159.86 million. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 8.7% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts predict that Monster Worldwide Inc. will post $0.25 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Other institutional investors have modified their holdings of the company. Royce & Associates LLC raised its position in shares of Monster Worldwide by 3.9% in the fourth quarter. Royce & Associates LLC now owns 2,555,600 shares of the company’s stock valued at $14,644,000 after buying an additional 95,000 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can raised its stake in shares of Monster Worldwide by 9.4% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 2,161,903 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,388,000 after buying an additional 185,603 shares in the last quarter. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. raised its stake in shares of Monster Worldwide by 14.6% in the fourth quarter. Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. now owns 641,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,677,000 after buying an additional 81,800 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Comerica Bank raised its stake in shares of Monster Worldwide by 138.9% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 222,812 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,123,000 after buying an additional 129,539 shares in the last quarter.

Monster Worldwide, Inc is engaged in connecting people to jobs. The Company offers services in over 40 countries, providing job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management capabilities. The Company’s segments include Careers-North America and Careers-International. It offers digital, social and mobile solutions through its flagship Website monster.com.

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