Home Sectors Industrials Love or Hate: Heidrick And Struggles International (NASDAQ: HSII)

Love or Hate: Heidrick And Struggles International (NASDAQ: HSII)


Heidrick And Struggles International is part of the employment services industry and is part of the industrials sector. The company CEO is Krishnan Rajagopalan. Heidrick and Struggles International Inc is an advisory firm providing executive search, leadership consulting and culture shaping services.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The HSII stock showed a previous change of 1.17% with an open at 32.71 and a close of 32.99. It reached an intraday high of 33.06 and a low of 32.36.

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The stock has a market cap of $630.7m with 19.1m shares outstanding, of which the float is 17.5m shares. Trading volume reached 53,575 shares compared to its average volume of 158,215 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Heidrick And Struggles International shares returned 2.45% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -4.65%. Over three months, it changed -20.73%. In one year it has changed -11.34% and within that year its 52-week high was 45.29 and its 52-week low was 28.25. HSII stock is 16.78% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 35.17 and a 50 day moving average of 35.61. Currently HSII stock is trading -6.20% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.53 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 13.04. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.54. The TTM EPS is 2.55, which comes to a TTM PE of 12.94.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 04/29/2019): 0.62
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/25/2019): 0.56
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 10/29/2018): 0.85
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/30/2018): 0.59
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 04/23/2018): 0.53

The dividend per share is currently 0.60, which is a dividend yield of 1.82%. Also, the payout ratio is 23.53%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 25.96, which means it may be overvalued by -27.09%.

Indicators to Watch:

The current calculated beta is 1.46.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 21.19%, return on assets is 8.91%, profit margin is 6.85%, price-to-sales is 0.83 and price-to-book is 2.28.

Company Scores:

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

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