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March 7, 2014
10:58 EDTKFY, HSII, MAN, CTPKorn/Ferry hits new 52-week high after better than expected results, guidance
Shares of executive recruitment company Korn/Ferry (KFY) hit a new 52-week high after easily beating third quarter estimates. WHAT'S NEW: Last night, Korn/Ferry reported Q3 adjusted earnings per share of 43c and revenue of $251M against consensus views of 34c and $229.23M. Q4 EPS was forecast at 35c-41c versus analysts’ estimates of 37c. Q4 fee revenue was seen at $240M-$250M. ANALYST REACTON: This morning, research firm SunTrust Robinson Humphrey raised its price target on Korn/Ferry to $34 from $30 and maintained a Buy rating on the shares. The firm said the company’s exposure to improving markets should create market share gain and cause its multiple to expand. Another firm, William Blair, maintained its Outperform rating on the stock. The firm said the stock remains attractive with potential for double-digit earnings growth and modest upside to estimates. PRICE ACTION: In early morning trading, Korn/Ferry rose $2.77, or 10.7%, to $28.60 on nearly three times its average daily trading volume. Earlier in the session, the stock made a new 52-week high of $29.06. Over the past 12 months, the stock has gained approximately 60%. OTHERS TO WATCH: Others in the recruitment industry include Heidrick & Stuggles (HSII), ManpowerGroup (MAN), and CTPartners Executive Search (CTP).
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July 22, 2014
08:52 EDTMANManpower should be bought on any weakness, says BMO Capital
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July 21, 2014
11:45 EDTMANManpower falls despite better than expected earnings
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07:58 EDTMANManpower sees Q3 revenue up 5%-7%, consensus $5.49B
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07:32 EDTMANManpower sees Q3 EPS $1.46-$1.54, consensus $1.45
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07:31 EDTMANManpower saw revenue growth improve operations in U.S., U.K., and Italy
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07:31 EDTMANManpower reports Q2 EPS $1.35, consensus $1.33
Reports Q2 revenue $5.32B, consensus $5.30B

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