Noble Financial reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Harte Hanks (NYSE:HHS) in a research note released on Thursday.

A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on HHS. ValuEngine lowered Harte Hanks from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Friday, August 10th. Zacks Investment Research raised Harte Hanks from a hold rating to a strong-buy rating and set a $12.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, May 15th.

Harte Hanks stock traded down $0.09 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $7.75. The stock had a trading volume of 5,999 shares, compared to its average volume of 19,722. The stock has a market cap of $48.93 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of -6.45 and a beta of 0.66. Harte Hanks has a one year low of $6.76 and a one year high of $12.16.

Harte Hanks (NYSE:HHS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 8th. The business services provider reported ($1.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.63) by ($0.47). The firm had revenue of $69.63 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $79.50 million. Harte Hanks had a negative return on equity of 33.47% and a negative net margin of 1.72%. research analysts anticipate that Harte Hanks will post -0.53 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

An institutional investor recently bought a new position in Harte Hanks stock. Eidelman Virant Capital bought a new position in Harte Hanks Inc (NYSE:HHS) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund bought 207,702 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $2,305,000. Harte Hanks comprises about 1.4% of Eidelman Virant Capital’s holdings, making the stock its 25th biggest position. Eidelman Virant Capital owned 3.32% of Harte Hanks at the end of the most recent quarter. 34.85% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Harte Hanks Company Profile

Harte Hanks, Inc provides various multi-channel marketing services in the United States and internationally. The company provides agency and digital services, including search engine management, display, digital analytics, Website development and design, digital strategy, social media, email, e-commerce, and interactive relationship management services; and database marketing and business-to-business lead generation solutions that offer insight and analytics, customer data integration, and marketing communications tools.

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