Analysts See $0.74 EPS for Huron Consulting Group Inc. (HURN)

February 21, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

 Analysts See $0.74 EPS for Huron Consulting Group Inc. (HURN)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.27, from 0.83 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 15 investors sold Huron Consulting Group Inc. shares while 35 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 35 raised stakes. 19.79 million shares or 1.35% more from 19.52 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0% invested in Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN). Invesco Ltd invested in 0.01% or 400,446 shares. Atlanta Mgmt L L C reported 445,811 shares. First Manhattan has invested 0% of its portfolio in Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN). Moreover, Vanguard Gru has 0% invested in Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) for 1.81 million shares. Palisade Cap Mngmt Lc Nj holds 0.01% or 7,900 shares. 755,853 are owned by Boston. Trexquant Investment Lp holds 5,821 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Metropolitan Life Com Ny accumulated 15,256 shares. The Massachusetts-based State Street Corp has invested 0% in Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN). First Mercantile Tru has invested 0.05% in Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN). Timessquare Ltd Llc stated it has 644,425 shares. Blackrock Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) for 1.53M shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems holds 12,136 shares or 0% of its portfolio. California Employees Retirement System, California-based fund reported 59,870 shares.

Since August 31, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 sales for $209,927 activity. $7,748 worth of Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) shares were sold by LOCKHART H EUGENE. Shares for $16,377 were sold by Zumwalt Debra. 603 shares were sold by MASSARO GEORGE, worth $24,518 on Tuesday, January 2. 603 shares were sold by EDWARDS JAMES D, worth $21,039 on Monday, October 2.

Analysts expect Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) to report $0.74 EPS on February, 27 after the close.They anticipate $0.16 EPS change or 27.59 % from last quarter’s $0.58 EPS. HURN’s profit would be $15.72M giving it 13.95 P/E if the $0.74 EPS is correct. After having $0.43 EPS previously, Huron Consulting Group Inc.’s analysts see 72.09 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.85% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $41.3. About 39,137 shares traded. Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) has declined 27.26% since February 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.96% the S&P500.

Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURN), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Huron Consulting Group had 12 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, February 21 the stock rating was downgraded by Barrington Research to “Mkt Perform”. As per Wednesday, October 18, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by Barrington Research on Monday, October 26 with “Outperform”. William Blair upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Friday, September 8 report. The rating was maintained by William Blair with “Buy” on Monday, September 21. William Blair downgraded the shares of HURN in report on Tuesday, January 3 to “Market Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, September 17 with “Buy”.

Huron Consulting Group Inc., a professional services firm, provides advisory, technology, and analytic solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $877.58 million. The firm operates through the Healthcare, Education and Life Sciences, and Business Advisory divisions. It currently has negative earnings. The Healthcare segment provides advisory services from strategy setting through implementation in the areas of organizational and resource alignment, clinical transformation, financial and operational performance, patient and caregiver engagement, and technology implementation and optimization to national and regional hospitals and integrated health systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals, and medical groups.

More notable recent Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Huron Consulting Group’s (HURN) CEO James Roth on Q2 2017 Results – Earnings …” on July 28, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Huron Consulting Group’s (HURN) CEO James Roth on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings …” published on November 04, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Huron Consulting Group’s (HURN) CEO James Roth on Q1 2017 Results – Earnings …” on May 01, 2017. More interesting news about Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Van Berkom & Associates Inc. Buys Huron Consulting Group Inc, US Silica …” published on July 20, 2017 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Huron Consulting Group (HURN) Names Hugh Sawyer to Board of Directors” with publication date: February 12, 2018.

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