Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) Director Sells … – MarketBeat

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Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURNGet Rating) Director Debra Zumwalt sold 282 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, January 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $72.61, for a total transaction of $20,476.02. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 23,924 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,737,121.64. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Huron Consulting Group Price Performance

HURN traded up $2.60 on Friday, hitting $70.78. 360 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 82,508. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $74.48 and a 200-day moving average price of $69.41. The company has a current ratio of 1.65, a quick ratio of 1.65 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.61. The stock has a market cap of $1.41 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.67 and a beta of 0.59. Huron Consulting Group Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $42.66 and a fifty-two week high of $80.72.

Huron Consulting Group (NASDAQ:HURNGet Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 1st. The business services provider reported $1.01 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $285.37 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $266.79 million. Huron Consulting Group had a net margin of 8.15% and a return on equity of 11.50%. As a group, equities analysts anticipate that Huron Consulting Group Inc. will post 3.3 earnings per share for the current year.

Institutional Trading of Huron Consulting Group

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of HURN. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale purchased a new stake in Huron Consulting Group during the third quarter worth about $32,000. US Bancorp DE increased its stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group by 236.1% during the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 1,126 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $74,000 after buying an additional 791 shares during the period. Barclays PLC increased its stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group by 21.4% during the third quarter. Barclays PLC now owns 1,281 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $85,000 after buying an additional 226 shares during the period. Huntington National Bank increased its stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group by 32.3% during the third quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 1,469 shares of the business services provider’s stock worth $97,000 after buying an additional 359 shares during the period. Finally, Lazard Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Huron Consulting Group during the first quarter worth approximately $68,000. 93.71% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Several brokerages recently commented on HURN. Barrington Research boosted their price target on shares of Huron Consulting Group from $80.00 to $89.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 2nd. StockNews.com started coverage on shares of Huron Consulting Group in a research note on Wednesday, October 12th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.

Huron Consulting Group Company Profile

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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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