Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Hudson Global (NASDAQ:HSON) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Friday, Zacks.com reports. Zacks Investment Research currently has $10.00 price objective on the business services provider’s stock.

According to Zacks, “Hudson Global, Inc. provides recruitment and related talent solutions worldwide. The services offered by the Company include Permanent Recruitment, Contract Consulting, Legal eDiscovery, Recruitment Process Outsourcing and Talent Management solutions. Its clients include small to large-sized corporations and government agencies. Hudson Global, Inc., formerly known as Hudson Highland Group, Inc., is based in New York. “

Separately, ValuEngine lowered Hudson Global from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, April 2nd.

Shares of HSON opened at $8.60 on Friday. Hudson Global has a 1 year low of $6.06 and a 1 year high of $13.10. The stock has a market cap of $22.48 million, a P/E ratio of 61.43, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.99 and a beta of 0.40. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $8.92 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $10.24.

Hudson Global (NASDAQ:HSON) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May 6th. The business services provider reported ($0.17) EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.17). The company had revenue of $24.13 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $25.25 million. Hudson Global had a return on equity of 4.08% and a net margin of 0.43%. Equities analysts expect that Hudson Global will post 0.14 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Hudson Global stock. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its position in Hudson Global Inc (NASDAQ:HSON) by 4.0% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 78,496 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,054 shares during the quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC owned about 2.67% of Hudson Global worth $938,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. 52.76% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Hudson Global Company Profile

Hudson Global, Inc provides talent solutions for small to large-sized corporations and government agencies under the Hudson RPO brand worldwide. It offers recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) recruitment services, such as complete recruitment outsourcing, project-based outsourcing, and recruitment consulting for clients' permanent staff hires; and RPO contracting services, including outsourced professional contract staffing and managed services.

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