DHI Group (NYSE:DHX) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report issued on Wednesday.

According to Zacks, “DHI Group, Inc. offer specialized websites which focused on select professional communities. The Company’s operating segment consists of Tech & Clearance, Finance, Energy, Healthcare, Hospitality and Corporate & Other. Tech & Clearance segment consists of the Dice.com, ClearanceJobs.com and The IT Job Board services as well as related career fairs. Finance segment represents the eFinancialCareers service. Energy reporting segment provides the Rigzone service and related career fairs. Healthcare segment includes HEALTHeCAREERS, Health Callings and BioSpace. Hospitality segment includes Hcareers and the Corporate. Other reporting segment consists of Slashdot Media, WorkDigital and corporate-related costs. DHI Group, Inc., formerly known as Dice Holdings, Inc., is headquartered in New York. “

DHX has been the subject of several other research reports. ValuEngine downgraded shares of DHI Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. B. Riley reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $3.00 target price on shares of DHI Group in a research note on Friday, October 27th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $6.25.

DHI Group (DHX) traded down $0.10 on Wednesday, hitting $1.70. 302,987 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 300,754. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58, a quick ratio of 0.60 and a current ratio of 0.60. The company has a market capitalization of $90.44, a P/E ratio of 6.92 and a beta of 0.90. DHI Group has a twelve month low of $1.70 and a twelve month high of $6.80.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of DHI Group by 6.4% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 3,567,505 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $10,167,000 after acquiring an additional 214,998 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp increased its position in shares of DHI Group by 5.8% during the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 1,382,818 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $3,941,000 after acquiring an additional 75,284 shares in the last quarter. AJO LP increased its position in shares of DHI Group by 19.0% during the second quarter. AJO LP now owns 1,295,379 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $3,692,000 after acquiring an additional 206,702 shares in the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased its position in shares of DHI Group by 27.5% during the second quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 886,469 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $2,527,000 after acquiring an additional 191,247 shares in the last quarter. Finally, OxFORD Asset Management LLP increased its position in shares of DHI Group by 31.1% during the second quarter. OxFORD Asset Management LLP now owns 654,548 shares of the technology company’s stock worth $1,865,000 after acquiring an additional 155,386 shares in the last quarter. 81.45% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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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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