Texas Permanent School Fund Purchases 362 Shares of Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII)

Texas Permanent School Fund lifted its position in Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIIGet Rating) by 2.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 14,252 shares of the business services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 362 shares during the quarter. Texas Permanent School Fund’s holdings in Heidrick & Struggles International were worth $461,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Applied Fundamental Research LLC lifted its holdings in Heidrick & Struggles International by 22.1% during the 1st quarter. Applied Fundamental Research LLC now owns 575,558 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $22,781,000 after buying an additional 104,084 shares in the last quarter. Friess Associates LLC bought a new stake in Heidrick & Struggles International during the 1st quarter valued at about $3,662,000. Clark Estates Inc. NY bought a new stake in Heidrick & Struggles International during the 1st quarter valued at about $2,751,000. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Heidrick & Struggles International by 4.0% during the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,505,262 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $59,578,000 after buying an additional 58,275 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Principal Financial Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Heidrick & Struggles International by 7.4% during the 1st quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. now owns 702,952 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $27,823,000 after buying an additional 48,709 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 92.22% of the company’s stock.

Heidrick & Struggles International Stock Performance

NASDAQ:HSII opened at $29.42 on Wednesday. Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. has a one year low of $22.79 and a one year high of $46.85. The firm has a market cap of $584.31 million, a P/E ratio of 7.91 and a beta of 0.81. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $27.64 and a 200-day simple moving average of $29.97.

Heidrick & Struggles International (NASDAQ:HSIIGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 24th. The business services provider reported $1.00 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.86 by $0.14. Heidrick & Struggles International had a net margin of 6.71% and a return on equity of 23.30%. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.11 earnings per share. On average, research analysts predict that Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. will post 3.73 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Heidrick & Struggles International Dividend Announcement

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 18th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 4th were given a $0.15 dividend. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.04%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 3rd. Heidrick & Struggles International’s payout ratio is currently 16.13%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. StockNews.com assumed coverage on shares of Heidrick & Struggles International in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. They set a “buy” rating for the company. Barrington Research reduced their price target on shares of Heidrick & Struggles International from $45.00 to $38.00 in a report on Wednesday, October 26th.

About Heidrick & Struggles International

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Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, provides executive search, consulting, and on-demand talent services to businesses and business leaders worldwide. The company enables its clients to build leadership teams by facilitating the recruitment, management, and development of senior executives.

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