DHI Group Inc (NYSE:DHX) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 1,698,329 shares, a growth of 118.8% from the April 13th total of 776,330 shares. Approximately 3.6% of the company’s shares are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 404,864 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.2 days.

Several analysts have weighed in on DHX shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of DHI Group from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 9th. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $11.00 price target on shares of DHI Group in a research note on Tuesday, February 7th. TheStreet raised shares of DHI Group from a “d” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 7th. Scotiabank reissued a “sector perform” rating and issued a $7.00 price target on shares of DHI Group in a research note on Thursday, May 11th. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $6.00 price target on shares of DHI Group in a research note on Monday, April 10th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. DHI Group currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $7.03.

Large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its stake in shares of DHI Group by 19.7% in the third quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 3,546,078 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $27,979,000 after buying an additional 582,823 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp raised its stake in shares of DHI Group by 7.6% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,266,294 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $7,917,000 after buying an additional 89,979 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its stake in shares of DHI Group by 2.3% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,214,800 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $4,798,000 after buying an additional 26,900 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its stake in shares of DHI Group by 7.2% in the third quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 663,150 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $5,231,000 after buying an additional 44,289 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Geode Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of DHI Group by 21.7% in the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 606,441 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $2,394,000 after buying an additional 107,974 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 88.88% of the company’s stock.

DHI Group (NYSE:DHX) opened at 3.20 on Tuesday. DHI Group has a 52 week low of $3.10 and a 52 week high of $8.43. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $3.89 and its 200 day moving average is $5.21. The company’s market capitalization is $161.87 million.

DHI Group (NYSE:DHX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 3rd. The technology company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.06 by $0.02. DHI Group had a negative net margin of 2.38% and a positive return on equity of 16.44%. The company had revenue of $52.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $53.68 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.07 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 9.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts expect that DHI Group will post $0.25 earnings per share for the current year.

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About DHI Group

DHI Group, Inc provides data, insights and employment connections through specialized services for professional communities, including technology and security clearance, financial services, energy, healthcare and hospitality. The Company’s segments are Tech & Clearance, which includes Dice, Dice Europe and ClearanceJobs; Global Industry Group, which includes eFinancialCareers, Rigzone, Hcareers and BioSpace; Healthcare, which includes Health eCareers, and Corporate & Other, which includes Slashdot Media and Brightmatter.

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