Investors sold shares of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) on strength during trading on Friday. $9.40 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $25.48 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $16.08 million out of the stock. Of all equities tracked, Robert Half International had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. Robert Half International traded up $0.54 for the day and closed at $37.33

Several research firms recently issued reports on RHI. Nomura boosted their target price on shares of Robert Half International from $55.00 to $56.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 24th. Royal Bank Of Canada dropped their target price on shares of Robert Half International from $48.00 to $42.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Robert Half International from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $53.00 target price on the stock in a report on Friday, April 15th. Credit Suisse Group AG restated a “hold” rating on shares of Robert Half International in a report on Monday, June 27th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets lowered shares of Robert Half International from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and dropped their target price for the company from $45.00 to $36.00 in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $47.00.

The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $38.33 and a 200 day moving average price of $40.66. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.80 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.37.

Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.73 by $0.02. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.67 earnings per share. The company had revenue of $1.34 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.36 billion. The company’s revenue was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Robert Half International Inc. will post $2.75 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 25th will be issued a dividend of $0.22 per share. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.36%.

Other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. GAM Holding AG increased its position in shares of Robert Half International by 7.6% in the fourth quarter. GAM Holding AG now owns 31,439 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,482,000 after buying an additional 2,225 shares in the last quarter. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. increased its position in shares of Robert Half International by 2.9% in the fourth quarter. Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. now owns 207,381 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,855,000 after buying an additional 5,849 shares in the last quarter. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd increased its position in shares of Robert Half International by 5.8% in the fourth quarter. Gulf International Bank UK Ltd now owns 40,972 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,931,000 after buying an additional 2,250 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley increased its position in shares of Robert Half International by 120.4% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 609,080 shares of the company’s stock valued at $28,711,000 after buying an additional 332,715 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in shares of Robert Half International by 2.4% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,217,041 shares of the company’s stock valued at $57,371,000 after buying an additional 28,731 shares in the last quarter.

Robert Half International Inc provides specialized staffing and risk consulting services. The Company’s divisions are Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting, OfficeTeam, Robert Half Technology, Robert Half Management Resources, Robert Half Legal, The Creative Group and Protiviti. It operates through three segments: temporary and consultant staffing, permanent placement staffing, and risk consulting and internal audit services.

Get Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.