Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) COO Paul F. Gentzkow sold 205,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.31, for a total transaction of $11,543,550.00. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 499,733 shares in the company, valued at $28,139,965.23. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Robert Half International Inc. (RHI) opened at $52.26 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $6,590.00, a P/E ratio of 22.43 and a beta of 1.27. Robert Half International Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $42.92 and a fifty-two week high of $60.59.

Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 30th. The business services provider reported $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $1.35 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.32 billion. Robert Half International had a return on equity of 29.31% and a net margin of 5.52%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 6.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.61 earnings per share. research analysts predict that Robert Half International Inc. will post 3.23 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and set a $67.00 target price on shares of Robert Half International in a research note on Wednesday, January 31st. Royal Bank of Canada upped their target price on shares of Robert Half International to $62.00 and gave the stock a “positive” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 31st. SunTrust Banks upped their price target on Robert Half International to $58.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. Barclays upped their price target on Robert Half International from $60.00 to $62.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 31st. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $49.00 price target on shares of Robert Half International in a report on Friday, October 13th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $57.22.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Robert Half International by 405.1% in the third quarter. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,995 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $100,000 after acquiring an additional 1,600 shares during the period. Bremer Trust National Association acquired a new stake in shares of Robert Half International in the third quarter valued at approximately $205,000. Smithfield Trust Co. acquired a new stake in shares of Robert Half International in the third quarter valued at approximately $206,000. Advisor Partners LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Robert Half International in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $262,000. Finally, Family Legacy Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Robert Half International in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $264,000. 85.05% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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Robert Half International Company Profile

Robert Half International Inc provides specialized staffing and risk consulting services. The Company provides these services through its divisions, including Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting, OfficeTeam, Robert Half Technology, Robert Half Management Resources, Robert Half Legal, The Creative Group and Protiviti.

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