BofA Securities raised the price target for the Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) stock from “a Neutral” to “a Buy”. The rating was released on February 03, 2021. We previously noted in another research note published on November 23, 2020 by BMO Capital Markets that upgraded the stock from a Market perform to an Outperform with a price target of $71 for RHI stock. The research report from Credit Suisse has downgraded the stock from Neutral to Underperform, with a price target set at $50. In their research brief published May 21, 2020, Credit Suisse analysts upgraded the Robert Half International Inc. stock from Underperform to Neutral with a price target of $51.
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The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) raised 0.98% to close Friday’s market session at $103.58, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $102.57 and $104.16 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 912931 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 838.36K shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated 3.80% within the last five trades and 19.77% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 40.39% in the last 6 months and 14.94% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. RHI stock is trading at a margin of 9.00%, 13.40% and 33.58% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, RHI deals in the Industrials domain. The stock is trading 0.92 percent below its 52-week high and 114.50 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is 90.51. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.
What Does Robert Half International Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 10.70 percent and the profit margin is 7.90 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 40.30 percent. The profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross profit ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the business’s profitability by comparing net income and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $11.59 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The price-to-earnings ratio for Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) is 27.11. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 19.69. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 2.12 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 9.12, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Almost all investors and traders prefer to invest in shares controlled by the management of a corporation as a management company will be more likely to run the business itself and to never conduct things against the management’s desires and will always try to do what is best for their shareholders. Currently, 2.60 percent of Robert Half International Inc. shares are owned by insiders, and 94.10 percent are held by financial institutions. GENTZKOW PAUL F, the President & CEO Staffing at Robert Half International Inc. (RHI) has sold 100,000 shares of firm on Feb 26 at a price of $78.56 against the total amount of $7.86 million. In another inside trade, MESSMER HAROLD M JR, Executive Chairman of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) sold 100,000 shares of the firm on Feb 24 for a total worth of $8.13 million at a price of $81.33. An inside trade which took place on Nov 16, Executive Vice President of Robert Half International Inc. GLASS ROBERT W sold 10,227 shares of firm against total price of $0.67 million at the cost of $65.59 per share.