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Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) Director John Mccartney sold 1,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.87, for a total transaction of $71,870.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 53,262 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,827,940. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) traded up 0.56% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $70.51. The stock had a trading volume of 102,293 shares. Huron Consulting Group has a 52 week low of $44.70 and a 52 week high of $72.66. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $68.49 and a 200-day moving average of $65.38. The company has a market cap of $1.593 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.02.

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) last released its earnings data on Tuesday, April 29th. The company reported $1.10 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.50. The company had revenue of $210.73 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $184.64 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.51 earnings per share. Huron Consulting Group’s revenue was up 28.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Huron Consulting Group will post $3.29 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Huron Consulting Group from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 24th. They now have a $74.20 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Huron Consulting Group in a research note on Wednesday, April 30th. They now have a $73.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $70.00. Finally, analysts at Stifel Nicolaus raised their price target on shares of Huron Consulting Group from $74.00 to $75.00 in a research note on Wednesday, April 30th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.

Huron Consulting Group Inc (NASDAQ:HURN) is a provider of operational and financial consulting services.

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