News coverage about Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Heidrick & Struggles International earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.9898956151969 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:

A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. ValuEngine downgraded Heidrick & Struggles International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $25.00 price target (down previously from $27.00) on shares of Heidrick & Struggles International in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. BidaskClub downgraded Heidrick & Struggles International from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised Heidrick & Struggles International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday. Finally, Barrington Research downgraded Heidrick & Struggles International from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $25.00.

Shares of Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) traded up 1.93% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $21.15. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 86,824 shares. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $18.41 and a 200 day moving average price of $21.82. Heidrick & Struggles International has a 12 month low of $17.37 and a 12 month high of $27.10. The stock has a market capitalization of $394.87 million, a P/E ratio of 26.11 and a beta of 1.59.

Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) last released its earnings results on Monday, July 24th. The business services provider reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.36 by ($0.03). Heidrick & Struggles International had a positive return on equity of 8.25% and a negative net margin of 1.66%. The firm had revenue of $152.21 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $157.01 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.35 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 2.3% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Heidrick & Struggles International will post ($0.30) earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Heidrick & Struggles International

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc is an advisory firm providing executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping services to businesses and business leaders around the world. Its segments include Executive Search, Leadership Consulting and Culture Shaping. It operates its executive search services in three geographic regions: the Americas (which includes the countries in North and South America); Europe (which includes the continents of Europe and Africa), and Asia Pacific (which includes Asia and the region generally known as the Middle East).

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