Headlines about The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. The Hackett Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 48.5023118101309 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

The Hackett Group (HCKT) opened at $15.60 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $447.03, a PE ratio of 20.80, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.15 and a beta of 0.82. The company has a current ratio of 1.68, a quick ratio of 1.68 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.22. The Hackett Group has a 52-week low of $13.24 and a 52-week high of $20.69.

A number of research firms have issued reports on HCKT. BidaskClub upgraded shares of The Hackett Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, February 5th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of The Hackett Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 target price on shares of The Hackett Group in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Roth Capital upgraded shares of The Hackett Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and upped their target price for the company from $16.00 to $20.00 in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.33.

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About The Hackett Group

The Hackett Group, Inc is an advisory and technology consulting company. The Company’s services include business transformation, enterprise performance management, working capital management and global business services. The Company is engaged in providing business and technology consulting services.

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