CBIZ, Inc. (NYSE:CBZ) Director Steven L. Gerard sold 33,731 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.02, for a total value of $506,639.62. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 349,363 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,247,432.26. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

CBIZ, Inc. (CBZ) opened at $14.90 on Friday. CBIZ, Inc. has a 52-week low of $12.70 and a 52-week high of $17.25. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39, a quick ratio of 1.54 and a current ratio of 1.54. The firm has a market capitalization of $811.79, a P/E ratio of 18.05 and a beta of 0.79.

CBIZ (NYSE:CBZ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 2nd. The business services provider reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.22 by ($0.04). CBIZ had a net margin of 5.34% and a return on equity of 8.94%. The company had revenue of $207.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $212.66 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.20 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 4.0% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that CBIZ, Inc. will post 0.84 earnings per share for the current year.

CBZ has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered CBIZ from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, November 6th. ValuEngine raised CBIZ from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its position in CBIZ by 147.0% during the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 9,637 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $145,000 after buying an additional 5,735 shares in the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its holdings in shares of CBIZ by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 13,840 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $208,000 after purchasing an additional 130 shares in the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in shares of CBIZ in the 3rd quarter worth $228,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new stake in shares of CBIZ in the 2nd quarter worth $272,000. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc increased its holdings in shares of CBIZ by 49.6% in the 2nd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 18,360 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $276,000 after purchasing an additional 6,091 shares in the last quarter. 84.15% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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About CBIZ

CBIZ, Inc (CBIZ) is engaged in the professional services business. The Company operates its professional services business through acquiring and integrating accounting and financial service providers, group health benefits consulting firms, property and casualty brokerage firms, payroll service providers, and valuation and other service firms throughout the United States.

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