Chicago Equity Partners LLC increased its stake in Insperity (NYSE:NSP) by 4.3% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 33,910 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,400 shares during the period. Chicago Equity Partners LLC owned approximately 0.08% of Insperity worth $2,358,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Mawer Investment Management Ltd. boosted its stake in Insperity by 112.2% in the 4th quarter. Mawer Investment Management Ltd. now owns 600,200 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $34,421,000 after purchasing an additional 317,300 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Insperity by 91.6% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,558,288 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $318,769,000 after buying an additional 2,656,549 shares during the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Insperity by 369.7% during the 4th quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 358,119 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $20,538,000 after buying an additional 281,876 shares during the last quarter. Bowling Portfolio Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Insperity by 96.3% during the 4th quarter. Bowling Portfolio Management LLC now owns 20,166 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,157,000 after buying an additional 9,894 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Insperity by 127.6% during the 4th quarter. Meadow Creek Investment Management LLC now owns 4,844 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $278,000 after buying an additional 2,716 shares during the last quarter. 82.88% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Insperity stock opened at $89.40 on Thursday. Insperity has a one year low of $87.50 and a one year high of $88.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.02, a current ratio of 1.13 and a quick ratio of 1.13. The stock has a market cap of $3.65 billion, a PE ratio of 43.82, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.52 and a beta of 0.85.

Insperity (NYSE:NSP) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 30th. The business services provider reported $1.41 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.27. The company had revenue of $1.01 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $988.24 million. Insperity had a net margin of 2.87% and a return on equity of 122.34%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 14.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.84 EPS. sell-side analysts expect that Insperity will post 3.17 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Insperity from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday. Robert W. Baird increased their price objective on shares of Insperity from $69.00 to $95.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Insperity from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $96.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, May 10th. SunTrust Banks increased their price objective on shares of Insperity to $85.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 1st. Finally, Roth Capital increased their price objective on shares of Insperity from $58.00 to $71.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $86.75.

In other news, President Richard G. Rawson sold 45,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.12, for a total value of $2,885,400.00. Following the sale, the president now directly owns 152,319 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $9,766,694.28. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, SVP Douglas S. Sharp sold 3,096 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, February 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.51, for a total transaction of $199,722.96. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 224,278 shares of company stock worth $17,739,292. 9.58% of the stock is owned by insiders.

About Insperity

Insperity, Inc provides human resources (HR) and business solutions to enhance business performance for small and medium-sized businesses in the United States. The company offers its HR services through its Workforce Optimization and Workforce Synchronization solutions, which encompasses a range of human resources functions comprising payroll and employment administration, employee benefits, workers' compensation, government compliance, performance management and training, and development services.

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