California Public Employees Retirement System grew its stake in shares of Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) by 8.7% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 64,794 shares of the business services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,194 shares during the quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System’s holdings in Heidrick & Struggles International were worth $1,370,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of HSII. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Heidrick & Struggles International by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 68,017 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,480,000 after purchasing an additional 361 shares during the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc increased its position in shares of Heidrick & Struggles International by 12.6% during the 2nd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 34,684 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $755,000 after purchasing an additional 3,880 shares during the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its position in shares of Heidrick & Struggles International by 49.8% during the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 7,449 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $162,000 after purchasing an additional 2,477 shares during the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. increased its position in shares of Heidrick & Struggles International by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 142,507 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $3,100,000 after purchasing an additional 1,263 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Swiss National Bank increased its position in shares of Heidrick & Struggles International by 12.8% during the 2nd quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 32,700 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $711,000 after purchasing an additional 3,700 shares during the last quarter. 82.77% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) opened at $26.60 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $499.70, a P/E ratio of -55.42, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.26 and a beta of 1.64. Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. has a 1 year low of $17.90 and a 1 year high of $27.10.

Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The business services provider reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.34 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $159.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $152.78 million. Heidrick & Struggles International had a positive return on equity of 8.85% and a negative net margin of 1.42%. The firm’s revenue was up 11.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.37 EPS. equities research analysts predict that Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. will post 1.29 earnings per share for the current year.

Several research analysts have weighed in on HSII shares. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $23.00 price target on shares of Heidrick & Struggles International in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Zacks Investment Research raised Heidrick & Struggles International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $25.33.

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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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