Shares of Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) have received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the nine ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $42.50.

KFY has been the topic of several recent research reports. SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating and set a $42.00 price target on shares of Korn/Ferry International in a report on Friday, October 20th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Korn/Ferry International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Robert W. Baird restated a “hold” rating and set a $37.00 price target on shares of Korn/Ferry International in a report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Korn/Ferry International from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st.

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) traded up $1.03 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $42.01. The company had a trading volume of 84,220 shares, compared to its average volume of 321,120. Korn/Ferry International has a one year low of $29.57 and a one year high of $45.26. The stock has a market cap of $2,328.90, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.55 and a beta of 1.35. The company has a quick ratio of 1.94, a current ratio of 1.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20.

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, December 6th. The business services provider reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.03. Korn/Ferry International had a return on equity of 12.15% and a net margin of 6.90%. The company had revenue of $443.02 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $424.09 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.59 EPS. Korn/Ferry International’s quarterly revenue was up 10.2% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that Korn/Ferry International will post 2.49 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in KFY. Advisors Preferred LLC bought a new position in Korn/Ferry International in the 4th quarter valued at $159,000. LS Investment Advisors LLC grew its position in Korn/Ferry International by 138.0% in the 4th quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 4,658 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $193,000 after acquiring an additional 2,701 shares during the last quarter. OLD National Bancorp IN bought a new position in Korn/Ferry International in the 3rd quarter valued at $208,000. CAPROCK Group Inc. bought a new position in Korn/Ferry International in the 4th quarter valued at $208,000. Finally, First Quadrant L P CA bought a new position in Korn/Ferry International in the 3rd quarter valued at $212,000. 88.04% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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About Korn/Ferry International

Korn/Ferry International (Korn Ferry) is a people and organizational advisory company. The Company and its subsidiaries are engaged in the provision of talent management solutions, including executive search on a retained basis, recruitment for non-executive professionals, recruitment process outsourcing, and leadership and talent consulting services.

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