Shares of Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) traded down 2.2% during mid-day trading on Thursday . The company traded as low as $18.81 and last traded at $18.89, with a volume of 58,839 shares. The stock had previously closed at $19.31.

A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th. Deutsche Bank AG assumed coverage on shares of Heidrick & Struggles International in a research note on Wednesday. They set a “hold” rating and a $19.00 target price for the company. Finally, TheStreet cut shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, May 4th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $26.00.

The company has a 50-day moving average price of $18.46 and a 200-day moving average price of $20.50. The firm has a market cap of $349.88 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.92.

Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) last posted its earnings results on Monday, July 25th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.05. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.27 EPS. The firm earned $148.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $146.80 million. The business’s revenue was up 12.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. will post $0.99 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 5th were paid a $0.13 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 3rd. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.76%.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Heidrick & Struggles International stock. Russell Frank Co boosted its stake in Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) by 47.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 88,907 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 28,771 shares during the period. Russell Frank Co owned approximately 0.48% of Heidrick & Struggles International worth $2,490,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

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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