The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) by 1.3% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 17,114 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 220 shares during the quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company owned about 0.08% of Huron Consulting Group worth $739,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Pacad Investment Ltd. grew its position in shares of Huron Consulting Group by 80.0% during the 2nd quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. now owns 2,700 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $117,000 after buying an additional 1,200 shares during the period. Victory Capital Management Inc. grew its position in shares of Huron Consulting Group by 17.7% during the 2nd quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 3,485 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $151,000 after buying an additional 524 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can acquired a new position in shares of Huron Consulting Group in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $177,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its position in shares of Huron Consulting Group by 194.0% in the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 4,151 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $179,000 after purchasing an additional 2,739 shares during the period. Finally, LaSalle Street Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Huron Consulting Group in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $238,000. Institutional investors own 87.95% of the company’s stock.

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Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) opened at $39.05 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71, a current ratio of 1.45 and a quick ratio of 1.45. Huron Consulting Group Inc. has a 12-month low of $29.52 and a 12-month high of $55.55. The stock has a market capitalization of $864.14, a P/E ratio of 19.05, a P/E/G ratio of 1.17 and a beta of 0.06.

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The business services provider reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.55 by ($0.12). Huron Consulting Group had a negative net margin of 17.09% and a positive return on equity of 7.50%. The business had revenue of $176.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $181.27 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.92 earnings per share. Huron Consulting Group’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts anticipate that Huron Consulting Group Inc. will post 2.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several brokerages recently issued reports on HURN. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Huron Consulting Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, October 16th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 price objective on shares of Huron Consulting Group in a research report on Friday, October 20th. TheStreet lowered Huron Consulting Group from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Finally, William Blair upgraded Huron Consulting Group from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $48.00.

Huron Consulting Group Company Profile

Huron Consulting Group Inc is a global professional services firm. The Company offers solutions in operations, advisory services, technology and analytics for healthcare, higher education, life sciences and commercial sectors. The Company’s segments include Healthcare, Education and Life Sciences, and Business Advisory.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN)

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