Press coverage about The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT) has trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. The Hackett Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the business services provider an impact score of 47.2474354715845 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Several analysts recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub upgraded The Hackett Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, February 5th. SunTrust Banks restated a “buy” rating on shares of The Hackett Group in a research report on Friday, February 23rd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research upgraded The Hackett Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, February 26th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.33.

The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT) opened at $18.06 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.22, a current ratio of 1.68 and a quick ratio of 1.68. The company has a market capitalization of $517.53, a PE ratio of 21.25, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.32 and a beta of 0.67. The Hackett Group has a 1 year low of $13.24 and a 1 year high of $20.35.

The Hackett Group (NASDAQ:HCKT) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. The business services provider reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $69.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $67.48 million. The Hackett Group had a return on equity of 25.59% and a net margin of 9.57%. The business’s quarterly revenue was down .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.26 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that The Hackett Group will post 0.93 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About The Hackett Group

The Hackett Group, Inc is an advisory and technology consulting company. The Company’s services include business transformation, enterprise performance management, working capital management and global business services. The Company is engaged in providing business and technology consulting services.

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