Insperity, Inc. (NYSE:NSP) EVP Arthur A. Arizpe sold 2,800 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $86.65, for a total value of $242,620.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 20,853 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,806,912.45. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Insperity, Inc. (NYSE NSP) traded up 0.98% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $88.00. The stock had a trading volume of 94,946 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $81.75 and its 200-day moving average is $80.87. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.83 billion, a PE ratio of 25.49 and a beta of 0.77. Insperity, Inc. has a 1-year low of $64.55 and a 1-year high of $93.65.

Insperity (NYSE:NSP) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The business services provider reported $0.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.14. The company had revenue of $795.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $778.88 million. Insperity had a return on equity of 96.85% and a net margin of 2.34%. Insperity’s quarterly revenue was up 12.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.60 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Insperity, Inc. will post $4.55 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 22nd. Investors of record on Friday, September 8th were given a dividend of $0.30 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 7th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.36%. Insperity’s payout ratio is 34.68%.

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A number of research firms have weighed in on NSP. BidaskClub downgraded Insperity from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Insperity from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, Roth Capital raised Insperity from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their price objective for the company from $84.00 to $92.00 in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $94.00.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in NSP. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its position in shares of Insperity by 1.1% during the first quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 1,761 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $156,000 after buying an additional 19 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position in shares of Insperity by 0.8% during the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 91,151 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $8,080,000 after buying an additional 752 shares during the last quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can boosted its position in shares of Insperity by 5.2% during the first quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 25,409 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $2,251,000 after buying an additional 1,251 shares during the last quarter. Comerica Bank boosted its position in shares of Insperity by 2.8% during the first quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 20,732 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,924,000 after buying an additional 558 shares during the last quarter. Finally, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. boosted its position in shares of Insperity by 107.1% during the first quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 7,326 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $649,000 after buying an additional 3,789 shares during the last quarter. 79.71% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

About Insperity

Insperity, Inc provides a range of human resources (HR) and business solutions. The Company’s HR services offerings are provided through its Workforce Optimization and Workforce Synchronization solutions (together, its professional employer organization (PEO) HR Outsourcing solutions), which encompass a range of human resources functions, including payroll and employment administration, employee benefits, workers’ compensation, performance management and training and development services, along with its cloud-based human capital management platform, the Employee Service Center (ESC).

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