Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 25th will be paid a dividend of 0.22 per share on Thursday, December 15th. This represents a $0.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 22nd.

Shares of Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) opened at 44.76 on Monday. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.71 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.15 and a beta of 1.05. Robert Half International has a 12 month low of $34.34 and a 12 month high of $52.22. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $38.29 and its 200 day moving average is $38.59.

Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 26th. The company reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.71. Robert Half International had a net margin of 6.79% and a return on equity of 34.09%. The business earned $1.34 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.36 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.73 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 2.0% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts predict that Robert Half International will post $2.70 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Dividend History for Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI)

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of RHI. Globeflex Capital L P boosted 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 in the last quarter. TCW Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Robert Half International by 3.4% in the second quarter. TCW Group Inc. now owns 10,575 shares of the company’s stock valued at $404,000 after buying an additional 350 shares during the period. Fiera Capital Corp boosted its stake in shares of Robert Half International by 1.1% in the second quarter. Fiera Capital Corp now owns 46,100 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,759,000 after buying an additional 500 shares during the period. Mackenzie Financial Corp boosted its stake in shares of Robert Half International by 10.8% in the second quarter. Mackenzie Financial Corp now owns 8,662 shares of the company’s stock valued at $331,000 after buying an additional 845 shares during the period. Finally, D.A. Davidson & CO. boosted its stake in shares of Robert Half International by 8.6% in the third quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. now owns 11,894 shares of the company’s stock valued at $448,000 after buying an additional 941 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 84.04% of the company’s stock.

RHI has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. BMO Capital Markets downgraded shares of Robert Half International from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $45.00 to $36.00 in a research report on Wednesday, July 27th. Royal Bank Of Canada decreased their price target 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. RBC Capital Markets set a $42.00 price objective on shares of Robert Half International and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. Deutsche Bank AG assumed coverage on shares of Robert Half International in a report on Wednesday, August 17th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $44.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Macquarie assumed coverage on shares of Robert Half International in a report on Thursday, August 25th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $43.00 price objective for the company. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $44.87.

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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