Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its position in Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) by 0.6% during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 57,707 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 344 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC’s holdings in Heidrick & Struggles International were worth $1,521,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can boosted its position in Heidrick & Struggles International by 7.8% in the first quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 26,903 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $708,000 after buying an additional 1,953 shares during the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. boosted its position in Heidrick & Struggles International by 35.0% in the first quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 58,849 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,551,000 after buying an additional 15,253 shares during the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC boosted its position in Heidrick & Struggles International by 20.6% in the first quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 290,500 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $7,656,000 after buying an additional 49,609 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its position in Heidrick & Struggles International by 45.4% in the first quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 51,023 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,344,000 after buying an additional 15,933 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System bought a new position in Heidrick & Struggles International during the first quarter worth approximately $200,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 83.25% of the company’s stock.

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ HSII) opened at 22.45 on Tuesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $21.96 and a 200-day moving average of $23.26. The company has a market capitalization of $420.62 million, a PE ratio of 29.23 and a beta of 1.59. Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. has a 12-month low of $17.30 and a 12-month high of $27.10.

Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 24th. The business services provider reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $140 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $144.98 million. Heidrick & Struggles International had a net margin of 2.41% and a return on equity of 8.26%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 7.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.18 earnings per share. Equities analysts expect that Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. will post $1.06 earnings per share for the current year.

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A number of research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG upped their price target on shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from $25.00 to $27.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, April 27th. BidaskClub cut shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $26.00.

Heidrick & Struggles International Company Profile

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc is an advisory firm providing executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping services to businesses and business leaders around the world. Its segments include Executive Search, Leadership Consulting and Culture Shaping. It operates its executive search services in three geographic regions: the Americas (which includes the countries in North and South America); Europe (which includes the continents of Europe and Africa), and Asia Pacific (which includes Asia and the region generally known as the Middle East).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII)

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