Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) Shares Acquired by US Bancorp DE

US Bancorp DE increased its position in shares of Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURNGet Rating) by 236.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,126 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 791 shares during the period. US Bancorp DE’s holdings in Huron Consulting Group were worth $74,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Lazard Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group during the first quarter worth about $68,000. Simplex Trading LLC increased its holdings in Huron Consulting Group by 137.7% during the 1st quarter. Simplex Trading LLC now owns 1,678 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $76,000 after purchasing an additional 6,125 shares during the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of Huron Consulting Group in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $82,000. Point72 Hong Kong Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Huron Consulting Group during the 1st quarter valued at approximately $116,000. Finally, Amalgamated Bank acquired a new stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group during the first quarter worth approximately $124,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 93.74% of the company’s stock.

Huron Consulting Group Price Performance

Shares of HURN opened at $74.96 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 1.65, a quick ratio of 1.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61. The firm has a market cap of $1.49 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.68 and a beta of 0.57. Huron Consulting Group Inc. has a 52 week low of $42.66 and a 52 week high of $78.38. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $69.40 and a 200-day moving average of $64.63.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Several analysts recently issued reports on HURN shares. StockNews.com assumed coverage on shares of Huron Consulting Group in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. Barrington Research increased their price target on shares of Huron Consulting Group from $80.00 to $89.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 2nd.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other Huron Consulting Group news, Director H Eugene Lockhart sold 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $67.60, for a total transaction of $202,800.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 36,907 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,494,913.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 2.02% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

About Huron Consulting Group

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Huron Consulting Group Inc, a professional services firm, provides consultancy services in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Healthcare, Business Advisory, and Education. The Healthcare segment provides advisory services in the areas of financial and operational improvement, care transformation, and revenue cycle managed services; organizational transformation; and digital, technology and analytic solutions to national and regional hospitals, integrated health systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals, medical groups, and health plans.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN)

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