Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Robert Half International (RHI) Stock Price
Press coverage about Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Robert Half International earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 46.4888044139216 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Robert Half International (RHI) opened at 43.41 on Friday. Robert Half International has a 12-month low of $34.42 and a 12-month high of $50.98. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $46.82 and a 200 day moving average of $47.18. The company has a market cap of $5.41 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.83 and a beta of 1.23.
Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The business services provider reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.02. Robert Half International had a return on equity of 29.97% and a net margin of 6.29%. The business had revenue of $1.31 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.32 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.71 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts predict that Robert Half International will post $2.62 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 25th will be paid a $0.24 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 23rd. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.21%. Robert Half International’s dividend payout ratio is currently 37.21%.
RHI has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Robert Half International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. BMO Capital Markets restated a “hold” rating and issued a $45.00 target price on shares of Robert Half International in a report on Friday, April 21st. BidaskClub lowered shares of Robert Half International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating on shares of Robert Half International in a report on Friday, July 14th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Robert Half International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, June 1st. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $47.25.
Robert Half International Company Profile
Robert Half International Inc provides specialized staffing and risk consulting services. The Company provides these services through its divisions, including Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting, OfficeTeam, Robert Half Technology, Robert Half Management Resources, Robert Half Legal, The Creative Group and Protiviti.
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