News headlines about Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Heidrick & Struggles International earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 46.7908876174921 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ HSII) traded up 0.23% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $21.75. 73,692 shares of the stock traded hands. Heidrick & Struggles International has a 12 month low of $17.37 and a 12 month high of $27.10. The company’s market cap is $408.55 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $19.10 and its 200-day moving average is $21.50.

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

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. TheStreet lowered shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Barrington Research lowered shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $25.00 price target (down previously from $27.00) on shares of Heidrick & Struggles International in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a hold rating to the company. Heidrick & Struggles International currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $25.00.

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Heidrick & Struggles International Company Profile

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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