Huron Consulting Group Inc (NASDAQ:HURN) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Falls in 2017 Q4

April 16, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

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Sentiment for Huron Consulting Group Inc (NASDAQ:HURN)

Huron Consulting Group Inc (NASDAQ:HURN) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q4 2017. Its down -0.26, from 1.1 in 2017Q3. The ratio fall, as 47 funds increased and started new equity positions, while 56 sold and trimmed positions in Huron Consulting Group Inc. The funds in our partner’s database now hold: 20.25 million shares, up from 19.79 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Huron Consulting Group Inc in their top 10 equity positions increased from 0 to 1 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 17 Reduced: 39 Increased: 25 New Position: 22.

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 $840.30 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.

The stock increased 0.52% or $0.201 during the last trading session, reaching $39.101. About 21,605 shares traded. Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) has declined 12.86% since April 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.41% the S&P500.

Analysts await Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) to report earnings on May, 7. They expect $0.47 earnings per share, down 14.55 % or $0.08 from last year’s $0.55 per share. HURN’s profit will be $10.10 million for 20.80 P/E if the $0.47 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.68 actual earnings per share reported by Huron Consulting Group Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.88 % negative EPS growth.

Van Berkom & Associates Inc. holds 2.54% of its portfolio in Huron Consulting Group Inc. for 1.93 million shares. S&T Bank Pa owns 198,238 shares or 1.36% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. has 0.24% invested in the company for 28,173 shares. The California-based Globeflex Capital L P has invested 0.17% in the stock. Timessquare Capital Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 624,855 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 selling transactions for $814,920 activity.

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

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Huron Consulting’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Huron Consulting, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. HURN was included in 2 notes of analysts from October 18, 2017. As per Wednesday, October 18, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust.

Huron Consulting Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HURN) Institutional Positions Chart

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