Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (HSII) Trading Down 3.5%
Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII)’s share price was down 3.5% during mid-day trading on Friday . The stock traded as low as $19.35 and last traded at $19.46, with a volume of 84,707 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $20.16.
Several equities analysts have issued reports on HSII shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Heidrick & Struggles International from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 29th. TheStreet downgraded Heidrick & Struggles International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 4th.
The company has a market capitalization of $361.10 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.62. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $17.82 and a 200 day moving average of $21.26.
Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 25th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.05. The company had revenue of $148.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $146.80 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.27 earnings per share. Heidrick & Struggles International’s revenue was up 12.0% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts forecast that Heidrick & Struggles International Inc. will post $0.99 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 5th will be issued a $0.13 dividend. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.67%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 3rd.
Other large investors have added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Russell Frank Co boosted its stake 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. First Trust Advisors LP acquired a new stake in Heidrick & Struggles International during the fourth quarter valued at $1,666,000. Finally, WBI Investments Inc. acquired a new stake in Heidrick & Struggles International during the fourth quarter valued at $1,088,000.
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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