Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Korn/Ferry International (KFY) Share Price

News coverage about Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Korn/Ferry International earned a news impact score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the business services provider an impact score of 45.2296237532444 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Korn/Ferry International from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 8th. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $37.00 price target on shares of Korn/Ferry International in a research report on Friday, November 10th. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $42.00 price target on shares of Korn/Ferry International in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Korn/Ferry International from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $43.40.

Korn/Ferry International (KFY) opened at $41.94 on Thursday. Korn/Ferry International has a 52-week low of $29.57 and a 52-week high of $45.26. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20, a current ratio of 1.94 and a quick ratio of 1.94. The firm has a market capitalization of $2,328.90, a PE ratio of 20.56 and a beta of 1.35.

Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, December 6th. The business services provider reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.03. Korn/Ferry International had a return on equity of 12.15% and a net margin of 6.90%. The business had revenue of $443.02 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $424.09 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.59 EPS. Korn/Ferry International’s revenue was up 10.2% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts forecast that Korn/Ferry International will post 2.49 earnings per share for the current year.

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Korn/Ferry International Company Profile

Korn/Ferry International (Korn Ferry) is a people and organizational advisory company. The Company and its subsidiaries are engaged in the provision of talent management solutions, including executive search on a retained basis, recruitment for non-executive professionals, recruitment process outsourcing, and leadership and talent consulting services.

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