Press coverage about CRA International,Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAI) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CRA International,Inc. earned a coverage optimism score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the business services provider an impact score of 46.8443477920121 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on CRAI shares. BidaskClub upgraded shares of CRA International,Inc. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of CRA International,Inc. from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $45.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, July 31st.
CRA International,Inc. (NASDAQ CRAI) traded down 0.03% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $36.98. 25,389 shares of the stock traded hands. CRA International,Inc. has a 52 week low of $25.85 and a 52 week high of $40.00. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $36.79 and its 200 day moving average is $35.78. The stock has a market cap of $304.12 million, a P/E ratio of 26.49 and a beta of 0.79.
CRA International,Inc. (NASDAQ:CRAI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The business services provider reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.07. CRA International,Inc. had a return on equity of 5.89% and a net margin of 3.47%. The business had revenue of $93.56 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $88.77 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.40 EPS. CRA International,Inc.’s quarterly revenue was up 13.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts forecast that CRA International,Inc. will post $1.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 29th will be given a $0.14 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 25th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.51%. CRA International,Inc.’s dividend payout ratio is presently 40.29%.
About CRA International,Inc.
CRA International, Inc is a global consulting firm. The Company provides economic, financial and management consulting services. The Company consulting services in two areas: litigation, regulatory, and financial consulting and management consulting. The Company provides services, such as economic capability, analyses and testimony in areas, such as Antitrust & Competition; Damages & Valuation; Financial Accounting & Valuation; Financial Economics; Forensic & Cyber Investigations; Insurance Economics; Intellectual Property; International Arbitration; Labor & Employment; Mergers & Acquisitions; Regulatory Economics & Compliance; Securities & Financial Markets, and Transfer Pricing.
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