Equities research analysts forecast that Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) will announce earnings per share (EPS) of $0.27 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have provided estimates for Heidrick & Struggles International’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $0.24 and the highest estimate coming in at $0.33. Heidrick & Struggles International posted earnings of $0.23 per share in the same quarter last year, which indicates a positive year-over-year growth rate of 17.4%. The firm is expected to issue its next earnings results on Monday, February 26th.

On average, analysts expect that Heidrick & Struggles International will report full-year earnings of ($0.25) per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from ($0.35) to ($0.16). For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of $1.25 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.20 to $1.35. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are an average based on a survey of research firms that that provide coverage for Heidrick & Struggles International.

Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The business services provider reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $159.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $152.78 million. Heidrick & Struggles International had a positive return on equity of 8.85% and a negative net margin of 1.42%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 11.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.37 EPS.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on HSII shares. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $25.00 price objective (down from $27.00) on shares of Heidrick & Struggles International in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. TheStreet cut shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. Barrington Research cut shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. Heidrick & Struggles International currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $25.33.

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The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 17th. Investors of record on Friday, November 3rd will be issued a dividend of $0.13 per share. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 2nd. Heidrick & Struggles International’s payout ratio is -108.33%.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its holdings in Heidrick & Struggles International by 49.8% during the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 7,449 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $162,000 after buying an additional 2,477 shares in the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its holdings in Heidrick & Struggles International by 2.1% during the first quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 7,164 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $188,000 after buying an additional 147 shares in the last quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Heidrick & Struggles International during the second quarter worth approximately $204,000. Eqis Capital Management Inc. bought a new stake in Heidrick & Struggles International during the second quarter worth approximately $220,000. Finally, AXA bought a new stake in Heidrick & Struggles International during the second quarter worth approximately $237,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 84.24% of the company’s stock.

Heidrick & Struggles International Company Profile

Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc is an advisory firm providing executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping services to businesses and business leaders around the world. Its segments include Executive Search, Leadership Consulting and Culture Shaping. It operates its executive search services in three geographic regions: the Americas (which includes the countries in North and South America); Europe (which includes the continents of Europe and Africa), and Asia Pacific (which includes Asia and the region generally known as the Middle East).

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