Media stories about Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Huron Consulting Group earned a coverage optimism score of 0.00 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the business services provider an impact score of 47.7124545796873 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. William Blair raised shares of Huron Consulting Group from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday, September 8th. SunTrust Banks reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 price target on shares of Huron Consulting Group in a report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Huron Consulting Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 16th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $48.00.

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) opened at $40.10 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.45, a current ratio of 1.45 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71. The firm has a market cap of $887.37, a PE ratio of 19.56, a P/E/G ratio of 1.21 and a beta of 0.11. Huron Consulting Group has a fifty-two week low of $29.52 and a fifty-two week high of $55.55.

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 1st. The business services provider reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate 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 during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $181.27 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.92 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was down 3.8% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that Huron Consulting Group 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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