Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the eight ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $48.00.
Several research firms recently commented on HURN. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Huron Consulting Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, February 5th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Huron Consulting Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 24th.
Huron Consulting Group (HURN) traded up $0.50 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $42.40. 60,700 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 77,183. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.71, a quick ratio of 1.45 and a current ratio of 1.45. The firm has a market capitalization of $927.22, a PE ratio of -6.68, a P/E/G ratio of 1.15 and a beta of 0.10. Huron Consulting Group has a twelve month low of $29.52 and a twelve month high of $46.85.
Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC bought a new position in Huron Consulting Group during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $210,000. Trexquant Investment LP bought a new position in Huron Consulting Group during the third quarter valued at approximately $200,000. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC raised its position in Huron Consulting Group by 100.0% during the fourth quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 6,000 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $243,000 after acquiring an additional 3,000 shares in the last quarter. Unison Advisors LLC bought a new position in Huron Consulting Group during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $244,000. Finally, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC bought a new position in Huron Consulting Group during the third quarter valued at approximately $211,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 91.45% of the company’s stock.
About Huron Consulting Group
Huron Consulting Group Inc is a global professional services firm. The Company offers solutions in operations, advisory services, technology and analytics for healthcare, higher education, life sciences and commercial sectors. The Company’s segments include Healthcare, Education and Life Sciences, and Business Advisory.
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