Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) Updates FY 2020 After-Hours Earnings Guidance

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) updated its FY 2020
After-Hours earnings guidance on Tuesday. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 2.77-3.07 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.81. The company issued revenue guidance of $900-940 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $914.17 million.

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on the company. SunTrust Banks lifted their price objective on Huron Consulting Group from $74.00 to $80.00 and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Monday, January 6th. Barrington Research lifted their price objective on Huron Consulting Group from $68.00 to $76.00 and gave the company an outperform rating in a research report on Thursday, October 31st. BidaskClub downgraded Huron Consulting Group from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Friday, February 7th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Huron Consulting Group from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $74.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $72.50.

Huron Consulting Group stock traded down $0.56 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $59.34. The stock had a trading volume of 179,565 shares, compared to its average volume of 118,064. Huron Consulting Group has a twelve month low of $44.78 and a twelve month high of $70.91. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.51 billion, a PE ratio of 31.90, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.70 and a beta of -0.01. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19, a quick ratio of 0.65 and a current ratio of 0.65. The stock’s 50-day simple moving average is $66.81 and its 200 day simple moving average is $64.74.

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February 25th. The business services provider reported $0.79 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.15. Huron Consulting Group had a return on equity of 10.84% and a net margin of 4.32%. The firm had revenue of $232.27 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $215.63 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.66 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts predict that Huron Consulting Group will post 2.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Director George Massaro sold 760 shares of Huron Consulting Group stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $68.70, for a total value of $52,212.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 18,479 shares in the company, valued at $1,269,507.30. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. 2.86% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

About Huron Consulting Group

Huron Consulting Group Inc, a professional services firm, provides advisory, technology, and analytic solutions in the United States and internationally. Its Healthcare segment provides advisory services in the areas of strategy, care transformation, financial and operational excellence, technology and analytics, and leadership development to national and regional hospitals, integrated health systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals, and medical groups.

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