Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) will be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, October 19th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.71 per share for the quarter. Robert Half International has set its Q3 guidance at $0.68-0.74 EPS.

Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.02. The business earned $1.34 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.36 billion. Robert Half International had a return on equity of 35.42% and a net margin of 6.94%. Robert Half International’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.67 EPS. On average, analysts expect Robert Half International to post $2.75 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2.96 EPS for the next fiscal year.

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Shares of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) opened at 38.24 on Monday. Robert Half International Inc. has a one year low of $34.34 and a one year high of $54.01. The stock has a market cap of $4.92 billion, a PE ratio of 13.70 and a beta of 1.26. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $37.86 and a 200-day moving average of $39.52.

In related news, insider Robert W. Glass sold 30,061 shares of Robert Half International stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $36.93, for a total transaction of $1,110,152.73. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 340,972 shares in the company, valued at approximately $12,592,095.96. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Corporate insiders own 3.40% of the company’s stock.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in shares of Robert Half International by 1.0% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 463,032 shares of the company’s stock worth $17,665,000 after buying an additional 4,503 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in shares of Robert Half International by 29.9% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 533,994 shares of the company’s stock worth $20,377,000 after buying an additional 123,003 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its stake in shares of Robert Half International by 3.1% in the second quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 2,121,573 shares of the company’s stock worth $80,959,000 after buying an additional 64,241 shares during the last quarter. US Bancorp DE raised its stake in shares of Robert Half International by 26.1% in the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 72,486 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,766,000 after buying an additional 15,008 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Globeflex Capital L P raised its stake in shares of Robert Half International by 2.0% in the second quarter. Globeflex Capital L P now owns 11,776 shares of the company’s stock worth $449,000 after buying an additional 231 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 85.08% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. BMO Capital Markets lowered shares of Robert Half International from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and lowered their price objective for the company from $45.00 to $36.00 in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Robert Half International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, July 4th. Deutsche Bank AG assumed coverage on shares of Robert Half International in a research report on Wednesday, August 17th. They set a “buy” rating and a $44.00 price objective for the company. RBC Capital Markets set a $42.00 price objective on shares of Robert Half International and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada lowered their price objective on shares of Robert Half International from $48.00 to $42.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $45.53.

About Robert Half International

Robert Half International Inc provides specialized staffing and risk consulting services. The Company’s divisions are Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting, OfficeTeam, Robert Half Technology, Robert Half Management Resources, Robert Half Legal, The Creative Group and Protiviti. It operates through three segments: temporary and consultant staffing, permanent placement staffing, and risk consulting and internal audit services.

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