Lazard Asset Management LLC Has $112,000 Position in Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN)

Lazard Asset Management LLC raised its stake in Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURNGet Rating) by 14.9% during the 2nd quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The firm owned 1,724 shares of the business services provider’s stock after buying an additional 223 shares during the period. Lazard Asset Management LLC’s holdings in Huron Consulting Group were worth $112,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of HURN. US Bancorp DE grew its stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group by 236.1% in the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 1,126 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $74,000 after acquiring an additional 791 shares in the last quarter. Simplex Trading LLC grew its stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group by 137.7% in the first quarter. Simplex Trading LLC now owns 1,678 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $76,000 after acquiring an additional 6,125 shares in the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of Huron Consulting Group in the first quarter valued at about $82,000. Point72 Hong Kong Ltd acquired a new position in shares of Huron Consulting Group in the first quarter valued at about $116,000. Finally, Amalgamated Bank acquired a new position in shares of Huron Consulting Group in the first quarter valued at about $124,000. 93.74% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several research firms recently commented on HURN. Barrington Research upped their price target on shares of Huron Consulting Group from $80.00 to $89.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 2nd. StockNews.com began coverage on shares of Huron Consulting Group in a research report on Wednesday, October 12th. They set a “buy” rating for the company.

Huron Consulting Group Trading Up 0.2 %

HURN opened at $76.19 on Wednesday. Huron Consulting Group Inc. has a twelve month low of $42.66 and a twelve month high of $78.38. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $70.94 and a 200 day simple moving average of $66.08. The company has a quick ratio of 1.65, a current ratio of 1.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.52 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.97 and a beta of 0.57.

Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, Director Hugh E. Sawyer III sold 2,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, November 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $76.00, for a total transaction of $190,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 25,736 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,955,936. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Insiders sold 5,282 shares of company stock valued at $399,248 over the last quarter. 2.02% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Huron Consulting Group Profile

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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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