Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada in a research note issued on Friday.

Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. BMO Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of Robert Half International from $45.00 to $49.00 and gave the stock a “market perform” rating in a research note on Friday, July 14th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Robert Half International from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 26th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Robert Half International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. SunTrust Banks, Inc. lowered shares of Robert Half International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Robert Half International from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $49.40.

Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The business services provider reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.66 by ($0.02). Robert Half International had a return on equity of 29.97% and a net margin of 6.29%. The company had revenue of $1.31 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.32 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.71 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.7% on a year-over-year basis.

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Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Creative Planning raised its stake in shares of Robert Half International by 1.2% during the second quarter. Creative Planning now owns 2,686 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $102,000 after acquiring an additional 33 shares during the last quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp raised its stake in shares of Robert Half International by 4.2% during the fourth quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 2,308 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $113,000 after acquiring an additional 93 shares during the last quarter. Seven Eight Capital LP raised its stake in shares of Robert Half International by 134.7% during the second quarter. Seven Eight Capital LP now owns 2,439 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $117,000 after acquiring an additional 1,400 shares during the last quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia raised its stake in shares of Robert Half International by 4.4% during the second quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia now owns 2,733 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $130,000 after acquiring an additional 114 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc. bought a new position in shares of Robert Half International during the second quarter valued at about $134,000. 84.10% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Robert Half International Company Profile

Robert Half International Inc provides specialized staffing and risk consulting services. The Company provides these services through its divisions, including Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting, OfficeTeam, Robert Half Technology, Robert Half Management Resources, Robert Half Legal, The Creative Group and Protiviti.

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