Barrington Research reaffirmed their market perform rating on shares of Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) in a report published on Wednesday morning. Barrington Research also issued estimates for Huron Consulting Group’s Q1 2018 earnings at $0.47 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.64 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.54 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $0.59 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $2.25 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $2.43 EPS.
Other equities research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Huron Consulting Group from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 27th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Huron Consulting Group from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $48.00.
Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) opened at $36.50 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.68, a quick ratio of 1.37 and a current ratio of 1.37. Huron Consulting Group has a 12-month low of $29.52 and a 12-month high of $46.85. The company has a market cap of $809.57, a PE ratio of -4.61, a PEG ratio of 1.09 and a beta of 0.23.
In related news, CEO James H. Roth sold 17,500 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.94, for a total transaction of $611,450.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 233,190 shares in the company, valued at $8,147,658.60. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 2.70% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in HURN. Trexquant Investment LP acquired a new stake in Huron Consulting Group during the third quarter worth about $200,000. Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $210,000. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group in the third quarter valued at approximately $211,000. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group by 100.0% in the fourth quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 6,000 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $243,000 after purchasing an additional 3,000 shares during the period. Finally, Unison Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $244,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 91.58% of the company’s stock.
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Huron Consulting Group Company Profile
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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