Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) – Analysts at Barrington Research dropped their Q3 2017 earnings per share estimates for Huron Consulting Group in a report released on Monday. Barrington Research analyst K. Steinke now anticipates that the business services provider will post earnings per share of $0.62 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.76. Barrington Research also issued estimates for Huron Consulting Group’s FY2017 earnings at $2.20 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $2.45 EPS.

Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Huron Consulting Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 19th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Huron Consulting Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. TheStreet lowered shares of Huron Consulting Group from a “c” rating to a “d+” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Finally, Benchmark Co. initiated coverage on shares of Huron Consulting Group in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $51.00.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This news story was reported by American Banking News and is the sole property of of American Banking News. If you are accessing this news story on another domain, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of international copyright laws. The legal version of this news story can be read at https://www.americanbankingnews.com/2017/08/17/q3-2017-eps-estimates-for-huron-consulting-group-inc-hurn-decreased-by-analyst.html.

Shares of Huron Consulting Group (HURN) opened at 32.50 on Thursday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $38.90 and a 200 day moving average of $42.03. Huron Consulting Group has a 12 month low of $32.10 and a 12 month high of $64.00. The company’s market capitalization is $698.49 million.

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The business services provider reported $0.49 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.18. The business had revenue of $181.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $191.83 million. Huron Consulting Group had a negative net margin of 15.94% and a positive return on equity of 8.83%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $1.09 earnings per share.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Stifel Financial Corp increased its position in Huron Consulting Group by 2.9% in the first quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 6,040 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $254,000 after buying an additional 171 shares during the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc increased its position in Huron Consulting Group by 2.6% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 7,631 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $329,000 after buying an additional 197 shares during the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio increased its position in Huron Consulting Group by 0.6% in the first quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 31,239 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,315,000 after buying an additional 199 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its position in Huron Consulting Group by 1.3% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 17,114 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $739,000 after buying an additional 220 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Teachers Advisors LLC increased its position in Huron Consulting Group by 1.4% in the fourth quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 35,394 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,793,000 after buying an additional 492 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 94.15% of the company’s stock.

In other Huron Consulting Group news, Director James D. Edwards sold 602 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.32, for a total transaction of $26,078.64. Following the sale, the director now owns 22,730 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $984,663.60. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 2.70% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Huron Consulting Group Company Profile

Huron Consulting Group Inc is a global professional services firm. The Company offers solutions in operations, advisory services, technology and analytics for healthcare, higher education, life sciences and commercial sectors. The Company’s segments include Healthcare, Education and Life Sciences, and Business Advisory.

Earnings History and Estimates for Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN)

Receive News & Ratings for Huron Consulting Group Inc. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Huron Consulting Group Inc. and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.