Press coverage about Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSII) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Heidrick & Struggles International earned a media sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the business services provider an impact score of 46.5608721198103 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Heidrick & Struggles hires Kwok as partner for financial services practice (pehub.com)
- Zacks: Analysts Expect Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (HSII) to Announce $0.31 Earnings Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Research Analysts Offer Predictions for Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.’s FY2017 Earnings (HSII) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Brokers Offer Predictions for Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc.’s FY2018 Earnings (HSII) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Anny Kwok joins Heidrick & Struggles as Partner in Financial Services Practice (finance.yahoo.com)
Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ HSII) opened at $24.60 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $464.01, a PE ratio of 20.93, a PEG ratio of 1.27 and a beta of 1.63. Heidrick & Struggles International has a 52 week low of $17.90 and a 52 week high of $27.10.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 17th. Investors of record on Friday, November 3rd were issued a dividend of $0.13 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 2nd. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.11%. Heidrick & Struggles International’s payout ratio is currently -108.33%.
Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. ValuEngine downgraded Heidrick & Struggles International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Zacks Investment Research raised Heidrick & Struggles International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $23.00 price objective on shares of Heidrick & Struggles International in a research note on Friday, October 20th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $25.33.
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About Heidrick & Struggles International
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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