Stock Worth Mentioning: Half Robert International Inc Institutional Investor Sentiment Up in 2016 Q2

November 28, 2016 - By Peter Erickson   ·   0 Comments

Stock Worth Mentioning: Half Robert International Inc Institutional Investor Sentiment  Up in  2016 Q2

Sentiment for Half Robert International Inc (NYSE:RHI)

Half Robert International Inc (NYSE:RHI) institutional sentiment increased to 1.12 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.02, from 1.1 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 205 investment professionals started new or increased positions, while 187 trimmed and sold equity positions in Half Robert International Inc. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now hold: 107.34 million shares, down from 116.16 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Half Robert International Inc in their top 10 positions decreased from 3 to 2 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 50 Reduced: 137 Increased: 155 New Position: 50.

Robert Half International Inc. provides specialized staffing and risk consulting services. The company has a market cap of $5.79 billion. The Company’s divisions are Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting, OfficeTeam, Robert Half Technology, Robert Half Management Resources, Robert Half Legal, The Creative Group and Protiviti. It has a 16.06 P/E ratio. It operates through three divisions: temporary and consultant staffing, permanent placement staffing, and risk consulting and internal audit services.

About 651,295 shares traded hands. Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) has risen 3.55% since April 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.47% the S&P500.

Analysts await Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.64 EPS, down 9.86% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.71 per share. RHI’s profit will be $83.38 million for 17.36 P/E if the $0.64 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.71 actual EPS reported by Robert Half International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.86% negative EPS growth.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Robert Half International Inc. is the world’s largest specialized provider of temporary and permanent personnel in the fields of accounting and finance. Its divisions include ACCOUNTEMPS-Registered Trademark- and ROBERT HALF-Registered Trademark-, providers of temporary and permanent personnel, respectively, in the fields of accounting and finance.”

Stanley Capital Management Llc holds 4.51% of its portfolio in Robert Half International Inc. for 117,393 shares. Dudley & Shanley Llc owns 510,075 shares or 4.44% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hutchinson Capital Management Ca has 3.96% invested in the company for 341,660 shares. The Colorado-based Obermeyer Wood Investment Counsel Lllp has invested 3% in the stock. Reinhart Partners Inc., a Wisconsin-based fund reported 742,845 shares.#img1#

Insider Transactions: Since January 1, 0001, the stock had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.11 million net activity.

Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 27% of Robert Half International’s analysts are positive. Out of 11 Wall Street analysts rating Robert Half International, 3 give it “Buy”, 3 “Sell” rating, while 5 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $33 while the high is $64. The stock’s average target of $48.56 is 9.27% above today’s ($44.44) share price. RHI was included in 17 notes of analysts from July 28, 2015. The stock of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) earned “Market Perform” rating by Avondale on Wednesday, April 27. The company was initiated on Thursday, August 18 by Deutsche Bank. Credit Suisse downgraded it to “Underperform” rating and $33 target price in Monday, October 3 report. The stock has “Sell” rating given by Northcoast on Thursday, September 29. On Tuesday, March 22 the stock rating was initiated by Sterne Agee CRT with “Neutral”. As per Friday, August 26, the company rating was initiated by Macquarie Research. The stock has “Underweight” rating given by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, July 28. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research given on Friday, October 23. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $55 target price in Wednesday, February 3 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, July 13 by Bank of America.

RHI Company Profile

Robert Half International Inc., incorporated on October 18, 1979, provides specialized staffing and risk consulting services through the Company’s divisions, such as Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting, OfficeTeam, Robert Half Technology, Robert Half Management Resources, Robert Half Legal, The Creative Group and Protiviti. The Firm operates through three divisions: temporary and consultant staffing, permanent placement staffing, and risk consulting and internal audit services. The Company, through its Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting and Robert Half Management Resources divisions, is a specialized well-known provider of temporary, full-time, and project professionals in the fields of accounting and finance. The Company’s OfficeTeam specializes in skilled temporary administrative support personnel. The Company’s Robert Half Technology provides information technology (IT) professionals. The Company’s Robert Half Legal provides temporary, project and full-time staffing of attorneys and specialized support personnel within law firms and corporate legal departments. The Creative Group provides project staffing in the interactive media, design, and marketing fields. Protiviti is a global business consulting and internal audit firm. Protiviti primarily employs professionals specializing in risk, advisory and transactional services. Protiviti Inc. is the subsidiary of the Company.

More notable recent Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) news were published by: Forbes.com which released: “Robert Half International Reaches Analyst Target Price” on November 14, 2016, also Fool.com with their article: “Why Shares of Robert Half International Inc. Tumbled Today” published on July 27, 2016, Nasdaq.com published: “Robert Half International Inc. (RHI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November …” on November 21, 2016. More interesting news about Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Robert Half Announces Quarterly Dividend” published on November 01, 2016 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Robert Half Announces Schedule For Third-Quarter Earnings Results And …” with publication date: October 19, 2016.

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