Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) Director James D. Edwards sold 603 shares of Huron Consulting Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.61, for a total value of $24,487.83. Following the transaction, the director now owns 21,524 shares in the company, valued at approximately $874,089.64. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ HURN) traded down $0.85 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $39.90. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 56,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 67,050. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71, a quick ratio of 1.45 and a current ratio of 1.45. The firm has a market capitalization of $901.77, a PE ratio of -6.28, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.11 and a beta of 0.12. Huron Consulting Group has a one year low of $29.52 and a one year high of $47.65.

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The business services provider reported $0.43 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.55 by ($0.12). The business had revenue of $176.40 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $181.27 million. Huron Consulting Group had a positive return on equity of 7.50% and a negative net margin of 17.09%. Huron Consulting Group’s revenue was down 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.92 EPS. analysts predict that Huron Consulting Group will post 2.22 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Huron Consulting Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday. BidaskClub upgraded Huron Consulting Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, December 27th. William Blair upgraded Huron Consulting Group from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Finally, SunTrust Banks reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $48.00 price objective on shares of Huron Consulting Group in a research report on Friday, October 20th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $48.00.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Legal & General Group Plc increased its stake in Huron Consulting Group by 2.6% during the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 7,631 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $329,000 after acquiring an additional 197 shares during the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its stake in Huron Consulting Group by 1.3% during the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 17,114 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $739,000 after acquiring an additional 220 shares during the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio increased its stake in Huron Consulting Group by 0.9% during the second quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 31,514 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,361,000 after acquiring an additional 275 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in Huron Consulting Group by 17.7% during the second quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 3,485 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $151,000 after acquiring an additional 524 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Rhumbline Advisers increased its stake in Huron Consulting Group by 2.2% during the second quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 28,648 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,238,000 after acquiring an additional 619 shares during the last quarter. 89.59% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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About Huron Consulting Group

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.

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