Huron Consulting Group Inc. (HURN) Shares Bought by Hood River Capital Management LLC
Hood River Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) by 2.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 168,104 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 4,491 shares during the period. Hood River Capital Management LLC owned about 0.80% of Huron Consulting Group worth $10,157,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of HURN. Teachers Advisors Inc. raised its stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group by 1.9% in the first quarter. Teachers Advisors Inc. now owns 34,228 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,992,000 after buying an additional 650 shares during the period. New York State Teachers Retirement System bought a new stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group during the second quarter valued at about $109,000. BlackRock Group LTD raised its stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group by 17.3% in the first quarter. BlackRock Group LTD now owns 18,259 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,063,000 after buying an additional 2,694 shares during the period. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC raised its stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group by 1.4% in the second quarter. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC now owns 224,226 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,548,000 after buying an additional 3,182 shares during the period. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC bought a new stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group during the first quarter valued at about $254,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 93.09% of the company’s stock.
Shares of Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) traded up 0.03% during trading on Thursday, hitting $58.73. The stock had a trading volume of 80,363 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $61.41 and its 200-day moving average price is $59.81. The company has a market cap of $1.24 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.61 and a beta of 0.53. Huron Consulting Group Inc. has a one year low of $43.35 and a one year high of $65.03.
Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 26th. The company reported $1.09 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.29. The company had revenue of $184.26 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $186.50 million. Huron Consulting Group had a return on equity of 13.17% and a net margin of 7.22%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up .1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.14 EPS. On average, equities research analysts forecast that Huron Consulting Group Inc. will post $3.42 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several equities analysts have weighed in on HURN shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Huron Consulting Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $66.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, September 28th. Barrington Research lifted their target price on Huron Consulting Group from $67.00 to $69.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, August 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $68.33.
In other news, EVP Diane E. Ratekin sold 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $61.59, for a total value of $184,770.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 22,681 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,396,922.79. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director John S. Moody sold 690 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $59.40, for a total value of $40,986.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 19,624 shares in the company, valued at $1,165,665.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 2.60% of the stock is owned by insiders.
About Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group Inc is a professional services firm focused on assisting clients with their business issues by delivering solutions to support their strategic objectives. The Company’s segments are Huron Healthcare, which provides advisory, consulting and technology solutions to national and regional hospitals and integrated health systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals and physician practices; Huron Education and Life Sciences, which provides management consulting services and software solutions to the higher education, academic medical center, pharmaceutical and medical device, and research industries; Huron Business Advisory, which provides services to the C-suite of middle market and organizations, institutions, law firms, investment banks and private equity firms, and All Other.
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