Press coverage about CRA International,Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAI) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. CRA International,Inc. earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 47.8703409547687 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
CRA International,Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAI) opened at $44.07 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $357.37, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.18 and a beta of 0.77. CRA International,Inc. has a 12-month low of $29.87 and a 12-month high of $44.29.
CRA International,Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAI) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The business services provider reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.38 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $91.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $90.36 million. CRA International,Inc. had a net margin of 3.39% and a return on equity of 5.98%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.39 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that CRA International,Inc. will post 1.56 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 28th will be given a $0.17 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 27th. This represents a $0.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.54%. This is an increase from CRA International,Inc.’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.14. CRA International,Inc.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 40.29%.
Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on CRAI shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of CRA International,Inc. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. BidaskClub raised shares of CRA International,Inc. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd.
About CRA International,Inc.
CRA International, Inc is a global consulting firm. The Company provides economic, financial and management consulting services. The Company consulting services in two areas: litigation, regulatory, and financial consulting and management consulting. The Company provides services, such as economic capability, analyses and testimony in areas, such as Antitrust & Competition; Damages & Valuation; Financial Accounting & Valuation; Financial Economics; Forensic & Cyber Investigations; Insurance Economics; Intellectual Property; International Arbitration; Labor & Employment; Mergers & Acquisitions; Regulatory Economics & Compliance; Securities & Financial Markets, and Transfer Pricing.
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