Several other research analysts also recently weighed in on HURN. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Huron Consulting Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $53.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Monday, February 28th. Barrington Research upped their target price on Huron Consulting Group from $67.00 to $72.00 in a research note on Tuesday, April 5th. Finally, StockNews.com started coverage on Huron Consulting Group in a research note on Thursday, March 31st. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock.
Shares of Huron Consulting Group stock opened at $53.86 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $1.15 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.45 and a beta of 0.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41, a quick ratio of 1.26 and a current ratio of 1.26. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $48.00 and a 200-day moving average price of $48.47. Huron Consulting Group has a one year low of $42.66 and a one year high of $59.09.
In related news, CEO James H. Roth sold 16,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $46.22, for a total value of $739,520.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CEO James H. Roth sold 4,661 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $43.60, for a total value of $203,219.60. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 27,105 shares of company stock valued at $1,255,126 over the last ninety days. Insiders own 2.02% of the company’s stock.
Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC lifted its stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group by 17.9% during the 3rd quarter. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC now owns 70,477 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $3,665,000 after purchasing an additional 10,690 shares during the period. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. boosted its holdings in Huron Consulting Group by 13.8% in the 3rd quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 28,979 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $1,507,000 after acquiring an additional 3,513 shares during the period. Marshall Wace LLP purchased a new position in Huron Consulting Group in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $5,639,000. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC acquired a new position in shares of Huron Consulting Group in the 3rd quarter valued at approximately $1,389,000. Finally, Asset Management One Co. Ltd. raised its position in shares of Huron Consulting Group by 115.4% in the 3rd quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. now owns 72,569 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $3,773,000 after purchasing an additional 38,884 shares in the last quarter. 89.35% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
About Huron Consulting Group (Get Rating)
Huron Consulting Group Inc, a professional services firm, provides consultancy services in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Healthcare, Business Advisory, and Education. The Healthcare segment provides advisory services in the areas of financial and operational improvement, care transformation, and revenue cycle managed services; organizational transformation; and digital, technology and analytic solutions to national and regional hospitals, integrated health systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals, medical groups, and health plans.
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