Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio boosted its holdings in Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 31,514 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 275 shares during the period. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio owned about 0.14% of Huron Consulting Group worth $1,361,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Pacad Investment Ltd. boosted its position in Huron Consulting Group by 80.0% in the second quarter. Pacad Investment Ltd. now owns 2,700 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $117,000 after purchasing an additional 1,200 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its position in Huron Consulting Group by 17.7% in the second quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 3,485 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $151,000 after purchasing an additional 524 shares during the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can purchased a new position in Huron Consulting Group in the second quarter worth $177,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its position in Huron Consulting Group by 194.0% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 4,151 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $179,000 after purchasing an additional 2,739 shares during the last quarter. Finally, LaSalle Street Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in Huron Consulting Group in the second quarter worth $238,000. 87.78% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several research analysts have weighed in on HURN shares. Zacks Investment Research cut Huron Consulting Group from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. TheStreet cut Huron Consulting Group from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. William Blair raised Huron Consulting Group from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 price objective on shares of Huron Consulting Group in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $48.00.

Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ HURN) opened at $37.55 on Wednesday. Huron Consulting Group Inc. has a 1 year low of $29.52 and a 1 year high of $55.55. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71, a quick ratio of 1.45 and a current ratio of 1.45. The company has a market capitalization of $847.56, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.68, a PEG ratio of 1.15 and a beta of 0.06.

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The business services provider reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.55 by ($0.12). Huron Consulting Group had a negative net margin of 17.09% and a positive return on equity of 7.50%. The firm had revenue of $176.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $181.27 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.92 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 3.8% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts forecast that Huron Consulting Group Inc. will post 2.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Huron Consulting Group Company Profile

Huron Consulting Group Inc is a global professional services firm. The Company offers solutions in operations, advisory services, technology and analytics for healthcare, higher education, life sciences and commercial sectors. The Company’s segments include Healthcare, Education and Life Sciences, and Business Advisory.

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