News articles about Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Huron Consulting Group earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 47.7124052511748 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:
- Huron Consulting Group (HURN) Rating Reiterated by Barrington Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Huron Consulting Group (HURN) Forecasted to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.47 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Huron Consulting Group (HURN) versus Brink's (BCO) Head to Head Review (americanbankingnews.com)
- James H. Roth Sells 17,500 Shares of Huron Consulting Group (HURN) Stock (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of Huron Consulting Group (HURN) opened at $36.70 on Tuesday. Huron Consulting Group has a 12-month low of $29.52 and a 12-month high of $46.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.68, a current ratio of 1.37 and a quick ratio of 1.37. The stock has a market cap of $809.57, a P/E ratio of -4.63, a PEG ratio of 1.21 and a beta of 0.23.
Several analysts have recently issued reports on HURN shares. BidaskClub lowered shares of Huron Consulting Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, December 16th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Huron Consulting Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, Barrington Research reissued a “market perform” rating on shares of Huron Consulting Group in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $48.00.
In other news, CEO James H. Roth sold 17,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $34.94, for a total value of $611,450.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 233,190 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $8,147,658.60. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 2.70% of the company’s stock.
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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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