Deutsche Bank AG set a $44.00 price target on Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. The brokerage currently has a a buy rating on the stock.

Several other analysts have also issued reports on RHI. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Robert Half International from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Monday. BMO Capital Markets lowered shares of Robert Half International from an outperform rating to a market perform rating and cut their target price for the company from $45.00 to $36.00 in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. RBC Capital Markets set a $42.00 target price on shares of Robert Half International and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. Royal Bank Of Canada cut their target price 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. Finally, Macquarie began coverage on shares of Robert Half International in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. They set a neutral rating and a $43.00 target price for the company. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $45.53.

Analyst Recommendations for Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI)

Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) traded up 0.58% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $38.28. 409,194 shares of the company traded hands. The company’s 50 day moving average is $37.84 and its 200-day moving average is $39.30. The stock has a market capitalization of $4.92 billion, a PE ratio of 13.71 and a beta of 1.26. Robert Half International has a 52 week low of $34.34 and a 52 week high of $54.01.

Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July 26th. The company reported $0.71 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $1.34 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.36 billion. Robert Half International had a net margin of 6.94% and a return on equity of 35.42%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.67 earnings per share. Analysts predict that Robert Half International will post $2.75 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, insider Robert W. Glass sold 30,061 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on 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 sale, the insider now owns 340,972 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $12,592,095.96. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 3.40% of the company’s stock.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in RHI. Synovus Financial Corp increased its stake in Robert Half International by 0.4% in the second quarter. Synovus Financial Corp now owns 3,650 shares of the company’s stock worth $137,000 after buying an additional 16 shares during the last quarter. Creative Planning increased its stake in Robert Half International by 1.2% in the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 2,686 shares of the company’s stock worth $102,000 after buying an additional 33 shares during the last quarter. Buffington Mohr McNeal increased its stake in Robert Half International by 0.4% in the second quarter. Buffington Mohr McNeal now owns 8,975 shares of the company’s stock worth $342,000 after buying an additional 40 shares during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its stake in Robert Half International by 0.3% in the third quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 31,194 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,181,000 after buying an additional 95 shares during the last quarter. Finally, CIBC Asset Management Inc increased its stake in Robert Half International by 1.2% in the second quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 13,632 shares of the company’s stock worth $520,000 after buying an additional 157 shares during the last quarter. 85.08% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Robert Half International Company Profile

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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