Equities research analysts predict that Insperity Inc (NYSE:NSP) will announce earnings of $0.83 per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for Insperity’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.83 and the highest is $0.84. Insperity reported earnings per share of $0.68 in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 22.1%. The business is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, August 7th.

On average, analysts expect that Insperity will report full year earnings of $4.69 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $4.65 to $4.73. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the firm will post earnings of $5.51 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $5.47 to $5.55. Zacks’ earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that that provide coverage for Insperity.

Insperity (NYSE:NSP) last released its earnings results on Monday, April 29th. The business services provider reported $1.98 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.88 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $1.15 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.16 billion. Insperity had a return on equity of 138.18% and a net margin of 4.06%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 13.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.41 EPS.

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on NSP shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Insperity from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $112.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 24th. ValuEngine upgraded Insperity from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 24th. Roth Capital upped their price objective on Insperity from $134.00 to $143.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 19th. Finally, SunTrust Banks upgraded Insperity from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 30th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $126.40.

Shares of Insperity stock opened at $113.55 on Monday. Insperity has a 12-month low of $86.63 and a 12-month high of $132.50. The company has a market cap of $4.61 billion, a PE ratio of 33.69, a P/E/G ratio of 1.48 and a beta of 1.04. The company has a current ratio of 1.15, a quick ratio of 1.15 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.21.

In other news, Director John M. Morphy sold 650 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $127.30, for a total transaction of $82,745.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 3,718 shares in the company, valued at approximately $473,301.40. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director Richard G. Rawson sold 5,067 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $129.45, for a total value of $655,923.15. Following the sale, the director now owns 100,852 shares in the company, valued at approximately $13,055,291.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have sold 82,952 shares of company stock worth $10,228,518. Company insiders own 6.86% of the company’s stock.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of NSP. Advisors Preferred LLC acquired a new position in shares of Insperity during the 1st quarter worth approximately $26,000. Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. acquired a new position in shares of Insperity during the 1st quarter worth approximately $27,000. Brasada Capital Management LP acquired a new position in shares of Insperity during the 4th quarter worth approximately $29,000. Ffcm LLC acquired a new position in shares of Insperity during the 4th quarter worth approximately $34,000. Finally, Bremer Trust National Association acquired a new position in shares of Insperity during the 4th quarter worth approximately $48,000. 81.32% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Insperity

Insperity, Inc provides human resources (HR) and business solutions to enhance business performance for small and medium-sized businesses in the United States. The company offers its HR services through its Workforce Optimization and Workforce Synchronization solutions, which include a range of human resources functions, such as payroll and employment administration, employee benefits, workers' compensation, government compliance, performance management, and training and development services.

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