CRA International Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAI) declared a special dividend on Friday, October 28th. Shareholders of record on Sunday, November 20th will be given a dividend of 0.14 per share on Friday, December 16th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 16th.

CRA International (NASDAQ:CRAI) opened at 30.58 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $252.99 million, a PE ratio of 28.45 and a beta of 0.78. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $28.11 and a 200-day moving average of $25.93. CRA International has a 52-week low of $16.25 and a 52-week high of $31.97.

CRA International (NASDAQ:CRAI) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 27th. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.32 by $0.07. CRA International had a net margin of 3.00% and a return on equity of 4.62%. The company earned $81.70 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $80.30 million. The company’s revenue was up 8.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts expect that CRA International will post $1.37 EPS for the current year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of CRA International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 28th.

In other CRA International news, CFO Chad M. Holmes sold 2,088 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, October 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.11, for a total value of $60,781.68. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 9,575 shares in the company, valued at approximately $278,728.25. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 4.70% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in CRA International stock. Teachers Advisors LLC boosted its stake in CRA International Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAI) by 15.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 17,310 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,294 shares during the period. Teachers Advisors LLC owned 0.21% of CRA International worth $460,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. 84.89% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

CRA International Company Profile

CRA International, Inc is a global consulting firm. The Company provides economic, financial and management consulting services. It operates in two segments: consulting services and NeuCo It offers consulting services in areas, including litigation, regulatory and financial consulting, and management consulting.

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