Analysts expect Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) to report earnings of $0.31 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks reports. Four analysts have made estimates for Heidrick & Struggles International’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.41 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.24. Heidrick & Struggles International posted earnings per share of $0.23 in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year over year growth rate of 34.8%. The company is scheduled to issue its next earnings report on Monday, February 26th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Heidrick & Struggles International will report full-year earnings of ($0.16) per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.24) to ($0.08). For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the business will report earnings of $1.27 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.20 to $1.35. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that follow Heidrick & Struggles International.

Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The business services provider reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.34 by $0.09. Heidrick & Struggles International had a positive return on equity of 8.85% and a negative net margin of 1.42%. The business had revenue of $159.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $152.78 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.37 earnings per share. Heidrick & Struggles International’s quarterly revenue was up 11.4% on a year-over-year basis.

A number of research firms recently commented on HSII. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Heidrick & Struggles International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $23.00 price target on shares of Heidrick & Struggles International in a report on Friday, October 20th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $25.33.

Heidrick & Struggles International (HSII) traded down $0.35 during trading on Friday, reaching $23.80. The company had a trading volume of 56,492 shares, compared to its average volume of 128,003. Heidrick & Struggles International has a fifty-two week low of $17.90 and a fifty-two week high of $27.10. The company has a market capitalization of $447.11, a PE ratio of 20.17, a P/E/G ratio of 1.23 and a beta of 1.63.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 3rd were given a dividend of $0.13 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 2nd. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.18%. Heidrick & Struggles International’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently -108.33%.

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its position in Heidrick & Struggles International by 49.8% during the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 7,449 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $162,000 after acquiring an additional 2,477 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its position in Heidrick & Struggles International by 22.3% during the second quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 8,763 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $192,000 after acquiring an additional 1,599 shares during the last quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in Heidrick & Struggles International during the second quarter worth approximately $204,000. AXA acquired a new stake in Heidrick & Struggles International during the second quarter worth approximately $237,000. Finally, Alliancebernstein L.P. lifted its position in Heidrick & Struggles International by 7.1% during the second quarter. Alliancebernstein L.P. now owns 12,000 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $261,000 after acquiring an additional 800 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 82.77% of the company’s stock.

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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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