Jump Financial LLC acquired a new stake in Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN – Free Report) in the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor acquired 5,601 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $583,000.
Other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Versor Investments LP purchased a new stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group in the 3rd quarter worth $282,000. Los Angeles Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in Huron Consulting Group during the 3rd quarter valued at about $815,000. Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Huron Consulting Group by 114.5% in the 3rd quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 12,913 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,345,000 after purchasing an additional 6,894 shares in the last quarter. Olympiad Research LP bought a new position in shares of Huron Consulting Group during the third quarter valued at approximately $217,000. Finally, Panagora Asset Management Inc. purchased a new position in Huron Consulting Group during the third quarter valued at approximately $3,577,000. 92.43% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Analyst Ratings Changes
A number of analysts have weighed in on HURN shares. StockNews.com upgraded Huron Consulting Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 17th. Barrington Research raised their price objective on Huron Consulting Group from $120.00 to $128.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Truist Financial boosted their target price on shares of Huron Consulting Group from $130.00 to $140.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 27th.
Huron Consulting Group Stock Performance
Shares of HURN stock opened at $102.18 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.53, a quick ratio of 1.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65. The company has a market cap of $1.92 billion, a PE ratio of 26.20 and a beta of 0.60. Huron Consulting Group Inc. has a 12-month low of $66.52 and a 12-month high of $113.31. The business’s fifty day simple moving average is $102.85 and its 200-day simple moving average is $101.37.
Insider Activity at Huron Consulting Group
In related news, Director John Mccartney sold 300 shares of Huron Consulting Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $101.20, for a total value of $30,360.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 57,519 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,820,922.80. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. In related news, Director Ekta Singh-Bushell sold 5,976 shares of Huron Consulting Group stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $105.95, for a total transaction of $633,157.20. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 13,209 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,399,493.55. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, Director John Mccartney sold 300 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $101.20, for a total transaction of $30,360.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 57,519 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,820,922.80. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 18,514 shares of company stock valued at $1,934,860 in the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 2.02% of the company’s stock.
Huron Consulting Group Profile
Huron Consulting Group Inc, a professional services firm, provides consultancy services in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Healthcare, Education, and Commercial. The Healthcare segment provides advisory services in the areas of financial and operational improvement, care transformation, and revenue cycle managed services; organizational transformation; financial advisory; software products; and digital solutions, spanning technology and analytic-related services to national and regional health systems, academic and community health systems, public, children's and critical access hospitals, physician practices and medical groups, payors, and long-term care or post-acute providers.
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