Insperity (NSP) to Release Earnings on Tuesday

Insperity (NYSE:NSPGet Rating) is set to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Tuesday, April 26th. Analysts expect Insperity to post earnings of $1.65 per share for the quarter.

Insperity (NYSE:NSPGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 10th. The business services provider reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.58 by ($0.33). Insperity had a return on equity of 193.00% and a net margin of 2.49%. The firm had revenue of $1.29 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.24 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.11 EPS. Insperity’s quarterly revenue was up 22.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Insperity to post $4 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5 EPS for the next fiscal year.

NSP opened at $102.85 on Wednesday. Insperity has a 12-month low of $82.82 and a 12-month high of $129.32. The company has a quick ratio of 1.10, a current ratio of 1.10 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.81. The stock’s fifty day moving average price is $95.32. The company has a market cap of $3.94 billion, a P/E ratio of 32.24, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.92 and a beta of 1.58.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 24th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 10th were given a dividend of $0.45 per share. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, March 9th. Insperity’s payout ratio is currently 56.43%.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of NSP. Squarepoint Ops LLC acquired a new stake in Insperity in the fourth quarter worth about $398,000. Cetera Investment Advisers boosted its holdings in Insperity by 6.5% in the fourth quarter. Cetera Investment Advisers now owns 5,022 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $593,000 after acquiring an additional 308 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its holdings in Insperity by 3.9% in the third quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 5,900 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $653,000 after acquiring an additional 224 shares in the last quarter. Comerica Bank boosted its holdings in Insperity by 3.1% in the fourth quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 16,828 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,715,000 after acquiring an additional 500 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Stifel Financial Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Insperity by 21.8% during the fourth quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 20,293 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $2,397,000 after purchasing an additional 3,634 shares during the period. 86.81% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Insperity from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating and set a $79.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Thursday, February 17th. StockNews.com assumed coverage on Insperity in a research report on Thursday, March 31st. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, TheStreet downgraded Insperity from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Friday, February 11th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, Insperity currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $113.08.

About Insperity (Get Rating)

Insperity, Inc provides human resources (HR) and business solutions to improve business performance for small and medium-sized businesses. The company offers its HR services through its Workforce Optimization and Workforce Synchronization solutions that include a range of human resources functions, such as payroll and employment administration, employee benefits, workers' compensation, government compliance, performance management, and training and development services.

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