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Recent Performance: Robert Half International (NYSE: RHI)

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Robert Half International is in the industrials sector and is in the employment services industry. The company CEO is Harold M. Messmer. Robert Half International Inc is a staffing agency providing specialized staffing and risk consulting services through divisions such as Accountemps, Robert Half Finance and Accounting, OfficeTeam, Robert Half Technology, and others.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The RHI stock showed a previous change of 2.11% with an open at 64.06 and a close of 64.74. It reached an intraday high of 64.80 and a low of 63.68.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $7.9b with 121.5m shares outstanding, of which the float is 114.7m shares. Trading volume reached 923,325 shares compared to its average volume of 1,160,728 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Robert Half International shares returned 1.78% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 14.79%. Over three months, it changed 3.65%. In one year it has changed 22.93% and within that year its 52-week high was 79.91 and its 52-week low was 52.79. RHI stock is 22.64% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 65.46 and a 50 day moving average of 59.48. Currently RHI stock is trading -1.11% below its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy, but should check other indicators to confirm a buy signal.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.59 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 18.13. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.91. The TTM EPS is 3.59, which comes to a TTM PE of 18.03. Historically, the PE high was 34.30 and the PE low was 12.80. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 45.96, which is a decrease of -29.01%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.95
09-30-2018:  0.95
06-30-2018:  0.89
03-31-2018:  0.80

The dividend per share is currently 1.12, which is a dividend yield of 1.73%. Also, the payout ratio is 31.20%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 71.15, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 9.01%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 5.50% of insider ownership and 132.20% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 9,706,767, which is 7.99% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 8.51. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 1.33

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 40.05%, return on assets is 23.04%, profit margin is 7.49%, price-to-sales is 1.33 and price-to-book is 7.24.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 5  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

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John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.