Clark Estates Inc. NY maintained its position in Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 70,000 shares of the business services provider’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Clark Estates Inc. NY owned 0.05% of Robert Half International worth $3,418,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in RHI. American International Group Inc. raised its position in Robert Half International by 3.1% in the third quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 49,982 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,892,000 after buying an additional 1,508 shares during the last quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. raised its position in Robert Half International by 84.1% in the fourth quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. now owns 20,935 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $1,021,000 after buying an additional 9,564 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp raised its position in Robert Half International by 4.9% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 5,844,447 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $285,097,000 after buying an additional 273,777 shares during the last quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC raised its position in Robert Half International by 2.3% in the fourth quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 786,223 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $38,352,000 after buying an additional 17,538 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Aviva PLC raised its position in Robert Half International by 5.3% in the fourth quarter. Aviva PLC now owns 81,363 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $3,970,000 after buying an additional 4,110 shares during the last quarter. 84.04% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI)

Shares of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE:RHI) traded up 2.77% during trading on Friday, hitting $47.18. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,365,155 shares. The stock has a market cap of $6.03 billion, a PE ratio of 17.67 and a beta of 1.18. Robert Half International Inc. has a one year low of $34.34 and a one year high of $50.98. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $47.21 and a 200-day moving average price of $45.55.

Robert Half International (NYSE:RHI) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 20th. The business services provider reported $0.62 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.04. The company earned $1.29 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.27 billion. Robert Half International had a return on equity of 31.97% and a net margin of 6.54%. Robert Half International’s revenue was down 1.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.64 EPS. Equities analysts predict that Robert Half International Inc. will post $2.68 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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RHI has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Robert Half International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 21st. Instinet lowered their target price on Robert Half International from $55.00 to $53.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, January 27th. Barclays PLC upgraded Robert Half International from an “underweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and upped their target price for the stock from $35.00 to $54.00 in a research note on Tuesday, January 10th. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “hold” rating and issued a $47.00 target price on shares of Robert Half International in a research note on Friday, January 27th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets restated a “hold” rating and issued a $44.00 target price on shares of Robert Half International in a research note on Friday, January 27th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Robert Half International has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $47.27.

About Robert Half International

Robert Half International Inc provides specialized staffing and risk consulting services. The Company provides these services through its divisions, including Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting, OfficeTeam, Robert Half Technology, Robert Half Management Resources, Robert Half Legal, The Creative Group and Protiviti.

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