Insperity Inc (NYSE:NSP) CFO Douglas S. Sharp sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, July 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $130.00, for a total transaction of $650,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 19,263 shares in the company, valued at $2,504,190. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website.

NYSE:NSP opened at $131.83 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.21, a quick ratio of 1.15 and a current ratio of 1.15. Insperity Inc has a fifty-two week low of $86.63 and a fifty-two week high of $133.77. The firm has a market cap of $5.41 billion, a PE ratio of 39.12, a PEG ratio of 1.77 and a beta of 1.04. The stock’s fifty day moving average is $122.85.

Insperity (NYSE:NSP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April 29th. The business services provider reported $1.98 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.88 by $0.10. Insperity had a net margin of 4.06% and a return on equity of 138.18%. The business had revenue of $1.15 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.16 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.41 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.7% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts forecast that Insperity Inc will post 4.19 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, June 24th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 10th were paid a dividend of $0.30 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, June 7th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.91%. Insperity’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 35.61%.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of NSP. Norges Bank acquired a new position in shares of Insperity during the 4th quarter worth $62,035,000. Marshall Wace LLP acquired a new position in shares of Insperity during the 1st quarter worth $73,521,000. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in shares of Insperity by 9.8% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,662,976 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $823,944,000 after purchasing an additional 594,431 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp grew its stake in shares of Insperity by 18.2% during the 4th quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 610,729 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $57,017,000 after purchasing an additional 93,896 shares during the period. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC grew its stake in shares of Insperity by 870.6% during the 1st quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 96,338 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $11,913,000 after purchasing an additional 86,412 shares during the period. 82.80% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. SunTrust Banks boosted their price objective on shares of FTI Consulting to $88.00 and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 30th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Hersha Hospitality Trust from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $126.40.

About Insperity

Insperity, Inc provides human resources (HR) and business solutions to enhance business performance for small and medium-sized businesses in the United States. The company offers its HR services through its Workforce Optimization and Workforce Synchronization solutions, which include a range of human resources functions, such as payroll and employment administration, employee benefits, workers' compensation, government compliance, performance management, and training and development services.

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