Brokerages predict that Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of $0.50 for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have issued estimates for Heidrick & Struggles International’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.49 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.51. Heidrick & Struggles International posted earnings per share of $0.43 in the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year over year growth rate of 16.3%. The business is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings report on Thursday, October 25th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Heidrick & Struggles International will report full-year earnings of $2.01 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.92 to $2.08. For the next year, analysts expect that the business will report earnings of $2.12 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.10 to $2.15. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of sell-side analysts that cover Heidrick & Struggles International.

Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) last announced its earnings results on Monday, July 30th. The business services provider reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.14. Heidrick & Struggles International had a negative net margin of 1.36% and a positive return on equity of 13.98%. The company had revenue of $183.06 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $164.31 million.

A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on HSII shares. Credit Suisse Group started coverage on shares of Heidrick & Struggles International in a research report on Friday, August 10th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $40.00 target price on the stock. BidaskClub lowered shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 11th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 20th. Barrington Research reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Heidrick & Struggles International in a research report on Monday, July 23rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $47.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, August 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $41.75.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in HSII. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new position in Heidrick & Struggles International in the first quarter valued at approximately $101,000. Mackay Shields LLC acquired a new position in Heidrick & Struggles International in the first quarter valued at approximately $1,206,000. American Century Companies Inc. acquired a new position in Heidrick & Struggles International in the first quarter valued at approximately $955,000. Prudential Financial Inc. lifted its holdings in Heidrick & Struggles International by 172.5% in the first quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 143,814 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $4,494,000 after buying an additional 91,043 shares during the period. Finally, Bailard Inc. acquired a new position in Heidrick & Struggles International in the first quarter valued at approximately $734,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 89.75% of the company’s stock.

Shares of HSII stock traded down $0.70 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $36.45. 151,000 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 144,867. Heidrick & Struggles International has a fifty-two week low of $18.55 and a fifty-two week high of $45.28. The firm has a market capitalization of $728.96 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.12, a PEG ratio of 1.42 and a beta of 1.70.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 24th. Investors of record on Friday, August 10th were issued a $0.13 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 9th. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.43%. Heidrick & Struggles International’s dividend payout ratio is currently 47.71%.

About Heidrick & Struggles International

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides executive search, culture shaping, and leadership consulting services on a retained basis to businesses and business leaders in the Americas, Europe, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company enables its clients to build leadership teams by facilitating the recruitment, management, and deployment of senior executives.

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