Dimensional Fund Advisors LP decreased its holdings in Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) by 2.2% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,502,402 shares of the business services provider’s stock after selling 33,358 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about 7.92% of Heidrick & Struggles International worth $52,585,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Legal & General Group Plc increased its stake in Heidrick & Struggles International by 8.3% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 37,664 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,326,000 after purchasing an additional 2,898 shares during the period. Chicago Equity Partners LLC purchased a new stake in Heidrick & Struggles International in the second quarter worth $1,529,000. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in Heidrick & Struggles International by 8.4% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 2,662,561 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $93,189,000 after purchasing an additional 205,788 shares during the period. Pinebridge Investments L.P. purchased a new stake in Heidrick & Struggles International in the second quarter worth $1,128,000. Finally, GSA Capital Partners LLP purchased a new stake in Heidrick & Struggles International in the second quarter worth $2,375,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 89.70% of the company’s stock.

HSII has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Credit Suisse Group initiated coverage on Heidrick & Struggles International in a research note on Friday, August 10th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $40.00 target price on the stock. BidaskClub lowered Heidrick & Struggles International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 11th. ValuEngine lowered Heidrick & Struggles International from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 20th. Barrington Research reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Heidrick & Struggles International in a research note on Monday, July 23rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Heidrick & Struggles International from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $47.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, August 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating, one has assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Heidrick & Struggles International presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $41.75.

Shares of Heidrick & Struggles International stock opened at $34.35 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $663.55 million, a PE ratio of 31.51, a PEG ratio of 1.29 and a beta of 1.70. Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. has a 12 month low of $19.90 and a 12 month high of $45.28.

Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 30th. The business services provider reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.14. The firm had revenue of $183.06 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $164.31 million. Heidrick & Struggles International had a positive return on equity of 13.98% and a negative net margin of 1.36%. analysts forecast that Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. will post 2.01 EPS for the current year.

Heidrick & Struggles International Profile

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides executive search, culture shaping, and leadership consulting services on a retained basis to businesses and business leaders in the Americas, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company enables its clients to build leadership teams by facilitating the recruitment, management, and deployment of senior executives.

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