Hill International (NYSE:HIL) was downgraded by investment analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday.

HIL stock opened at $2.95 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.74, a quick ratio of 1.74 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45. Hill International has a 1-year low of $2.63 and a 1-year high of $4.40.

In other Hill International news, Director David Sgro acquired 35,176 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 31st. The shares were acquired at an average price of $3.00 per share, with a total value of $105,528.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. 3.80% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of HIL. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP purchased a new position in Hill International in the fourth quarter worth $5,816,000. 22NW LP boosted its position in Hill International by 36.5% in the fourth quarter. 22NW LP now owns 2,408,844 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $7,419,000 after purchasing an additional 644,686 shares during the last quarter. Ancora Advisors LLC boosted its position in Hill International by 11.0% in the third quarter. Ancora Advisors LLC now owns 3,582,760 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $14,689,000 after purchasing an additional 355,256 shares during the last quarter. Kokino LLC purchased a new position in shares of Hill International during the 4th quarter valued at $854,000. Finally, Deltec Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Hill International during the 4th quarter valued at $758,000. 53.36% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Hill International Company Profile

Hill International, Inc provides project and construction management, and other consulting services primarily for the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy, and industrial markets. The company offers program management, project management, construction management, project management oversight, troubled project turnaround, staff augmentation, project labor agreement consulting, commissioning, estimating and cost management, and labor compliance and facilities management services.

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