Forrester Research Company Profile (NASDAQ:FORR)

About Forrester Research

Forrester Research logoForrester Research, Inc. (Forrester) is a global independent research, data, and advisory services firm. The Company offers research, data, advisory and related services that are thematic, prescriptive, and executable, and that provide a perspective on the changing business environment. Its segments include Research, Product and Project Consulting. The Research segment is responsible for writing the research and performing the Webinars and inquiries for its Research and Connect products. The Product segment includes the product management organization that is responsible for product pricing and packaging and the launch of new products. In addition, this segment includes its Data, Connect and Events organizations. The Project Consulting segment offers project consulting services. Its products and services are categorized into Forrester Research, Forrester Connect, Forrester Data, Forrester Consulting, and Forrester Events.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Research Services
  • Sub-Industry: IT Consulting & Other Services
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: FORR
  • CUSIP: 34656310
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $38.30
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $39.84
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $40.03
  • 52-Week Range: $18,218,000.00 - $30.82
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 39.48
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 28.58
  • P/E Growth: 2.68
  • Market Cap: $697.75M
  • Outstanding Shares: 18,218,000
  • Beta: 0.51
  • Net Margins: 5.33%
  • Return on Equity: 13.35%
  • Return on Assets: 5.77%
  • Current Ratio: 1.22%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.22%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/31/2016SidotiUpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details
6/22/2016Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
3/23/2015William BlairReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/8/2017Q416$0.22$0.38$82.76 million$83.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$0.29$0.32$79.99 million$77.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216$0.33$0.46$84.98 million$87.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.18$0.18$76.43 million$77.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q4$0.19$0.24$80.20 million$81.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.19$0.30$74.16 million$74.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.33$0.40$87.10 million$82.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.17$0.18$76.52 million$75.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q414$0.30$0.31$80.84 million$80.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.24$0.25$74.63 million$75.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.31$0.32$84.00 million$82.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.15$0.10$72.25 million$73.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2014Q413$0.18$0.20$76.72 million$77.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q313$0.15$0.19$69.78 million$69.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.24$0.31$77.95 million$78.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.12$0.21$67.59 million$71.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012$0.28$0.28$74.14 million$75.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$0.22$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.33$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.18$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$0.36$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.21$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2011$0.24$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.17 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.34 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$0.10$0.10$0.10
Q2 20162$0.29$0.31$0.30
Q4 20162$0.21$0.30$0.26
Q1 20171$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q2 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
Q3 20171$0.27$0.27$0.27
Q4 20171$0.30$0.30$0.30
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)
Annual Dividend:$0.72
Dividend Yield:1.88%
Payout Ratio:75.79% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
61.54% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
53.73% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 46.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 53.76%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/18/2017Michael A DoyleCFOSell7,359$41.31$304,000.29View SEC Filing  
1/17/2017Michael A DoyleCFOSell7,641$41.55$317,483.55View SEC Filing  
12/15/2016Michael WellesDirectorSell7,200$42.66$307,152.00View SEC Filing  
12/7/2016Michael WellesDirectorSell13,000$40.32$524,160.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2016Robert GalfordDirectorSell15,625$39.45$616,406.25View SEC Filing  
11/30/2016Gail MannInsiderSell7,500$41.01$307,575.00View SEC Filing  
11/30/2016Michael WellesDirectorSell5,922$41.02$242,920.44View SEC Filing  
11/29/2016Michael WellesDirectorSell5,300$41.02$217,406.00View SEC Filing  
11/28/2016Michael WellesDirectorSell13,278$41.03$544,796.34View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Michael A DoyleCFOSell5,000$41.21$206,050.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Steven P PeltzmanInsiderSell2,417$41.08$99,290.36View SEC Filing  
11/17/2016Gretchen TeichgraeberDirectorSell3,800$39.79$151,202.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2016Gail MannInsiderSell9,500$39.75$377,625.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2016Michael A DoyleCFOSell10,000$37.05$370,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2016Gail MannInsiderSell7,500$37.00$277,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2016Gail MannInsiderSell7,500$37.00$277,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2016George HornigDirectorSell2,437$37.09$90,388.33View SEC Filing  
10/31/2016Scott ChouinardInsiderSell1,243$36.83$45,779.69View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Robert GalfordDirectorSell8,800$34.10$300,080.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014Lingen Dennis VanInsiderSell20,000$40.52$810,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014Gretchen TeichgraeberDirectorSell2,750$40.42$111,155.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Gail MannInsiderSell7,500$38.87$291,525.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014Michael A DoyleCFOSell3,241$38.77$125,653.57View SEC Filing  
8/8/2014Michael A DoyleCFOSell9,259$38.93$360,452.87View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014Michael A DoyleCFOSell3,131$38.76$121,357.56View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Michael A DoyleCFOSell5,971$39.02$232,988.42View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014George HornigDirectorSell1,221$38.04$46,446.84View SEC Filing  
5/29/2014Robert GalfordDirectorSell1,786$37.73$67,385.78View SEC Filing  
5/21/2014Thomas PohlmannInsiderSell8,907$36.27$323,056.89View SEC Filing  
11/18/2013Cliff CondonInsiderSell5,000$37.54$187,700.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013Robert GalfordDirectorSell12,500$33.83$422,875.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013George HornigDirectorSell6,250$36.48$228,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Scott ChouinardCAOSell5,000$35.50$177,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Ellen DaleyDirectorSell7,804$36.33$283,519.32View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Michael WellesDirectorSell25,000$36.27$906,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Thomas R PohlmannInsiderSell16,907$36.12$610,680.84View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)
News IconNew Market Report: Marketing Research And Analysis Services Global Market Briefing 2017 (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 23 at 10:18 PM logoUrban Airship Integrates with Apple Pay to Support Automatic Rewards Enrollment at Checkout and Ongoing Customer Engagement (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 23 at 10:18 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report - New Market Report (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 22 at 10:44 AM logoForrester Research : Latest Forrester research on VR, cloud adoption and more (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 22 at 10:44 AM
News IconRISC processors look to hold on to the SPARC, keep up the Power (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 20 at 4:51 PM
News IconReport: Legacy software problems are driving new ‘low-code’ development approach (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 20 at 11:11 AM logoForrester Research : Next frontier for BPM is customer experience (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 20 at 11:11 AM logoWhat Makes Forrester Research (FORR) a Strong Sell? (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 17 at 8:59 AM
News IconCorning Optical eyes online customer self service (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 16 at 10:14 PM logoForrester Research : fires a fab four in final (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 16 at 10:14 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. :FORR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 15, 2017 (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 16 at 5:14 PM
News IconRedwood Software Named a Strong Performer in Independent Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Report (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 15 at 4:37 AM
News IconPerfecto Quickens Mobile App Development Feedback (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 14 at 11:21 PM logoAutomation Anywhere Named a Leader in Robotic Process Automation by Independent Research Firm (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 14 at 11:21 PM
News IconB2B mobile apps often fail to aid commerce (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 14 at 11:21 PM logoMarketers’ Adoption of Virtual Reality Still Years Away (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 13 at 11:09 PM
News IconCyberspies force firms to tailor networks (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 13 at 6:07 PM
News IconDriving digital strategy with customer journey maps (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 13 at 6:07 PM logoFederal Tech Spending to Decline: Forecast (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 12 at 3:25 AM logoForrester Research, Inc. :FORR-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 10, 2017 (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 10 at 5:53 PM logoSAP Ariba Recognized as a Leader by Top Tier Research Firms (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 9 at 5:53 PM logoEdited Transcript of FORR earnings conference call or presentation 8-Feb-17 9:30pm GMT (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 9 at 5:53 PM
News IconSnowden-era corporate paranoia creates networking startup boom (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 9 at 3:49 AM logoBRIEF-Forrester Research Q4 GAAP earnings per share $0.31 (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 9 at 3:49 AM logo4:15 pm Forrester Research beats by $0.13, reports revs in-line; guides Q1 EPS below two analyst estimate, revs below two analyst estimate; guides FY16 EPS below consensus, revs in-line (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 8 at 10:48 PM logoForrester Research posts 4Q profit (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 8 at 10:48 PM logoQ4 2016 Forrester Research Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 8 at 5:48 PM logoForrester Research Reports 2016 Fourth-Quarter And Full-Year Financial Results (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 8 at 5:48 PM logoFORRESTER RESEARCH, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Other Events, Financial S (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 8 at 5:48 PM logoForrester Research Inc Earnings Call scheduled for 4:30 pm ET today (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 8 at 5:48 PM logoForrester Research Inc Earnings Call (Q4 2016) (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 7 at 11:32 PM logoCorporate Paranoia in the Snowden Era Leads to a Startup Boom (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 7 at 6:30 PM logoSnap Inc.'s $20 To $25 Billion Valuation: Are Millennial Eyeballs Worth This Much? (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 6 at 5:19 PM
News IconForrester TechRadar™ Reports on Current State of Artificial Intelligence (NASDAQ:FORR) - February 1 at 5:55 PM
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News IconForrester Research To Broadcast Its Fourth – Quarter and Full Year Earnings Conference Call (NASDAQ:FORR) - January 30 at 6:00 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. : FORR-US: Dividend Analysis : December 07th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 30, 2017 (NASDAQ:FORR) - January 30 at 6:00 PM
News IconIronPlanet names Calhoon vp of data analytics, machine learning (NASDAQ:FORR) - January 27 at 7:03 PM
News IconUnderstanding the Customer Experience: A Conversation with Forrester Analysts David Cannon and David Wheable (NASDAQ:FORR) - January 27 at 7:03 PM
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News IconForrester Research plans 120-job Nashville office (NASDAQ:FORR) - January 27 at 7:03 PM logoForrester Research To Broadcast Its Fourth-Quarter and Full Year Earnings Conference Call (NASDAQ:FORR) - January 27 at 7:03 PM logoPublicly traded company announces new Nashville office, 120 jobs (NASDAQ:FORR) - January 25 at 6:46 PM
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What is Forrester Research's stock symbol?

Forrester Research trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FORR."

How often does Forrester Research pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Forrester Research?

Forrester Research announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 9th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share on Wednesday, March 15th. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.98%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 27th. This is a boost from Forrester Research's previous quarterly dividend of $0.18.

When will Forrester Research announce their earnings?

Forrester Research is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 25th 2017.

Who owns Forrester Research stock?

Forrester Research's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.82%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.97%), State Street Corp (1.30%), FMR LLC (0.83%), Arrowpoint Asset Management LLC (0.70%) and Royce & Associates LP (0.23%). Company insiders that own Forrester Research stock include Gail Mann, George Hornig, Gretchen Teichgraeber, Michael A Doyle, Michael Welles, Robert Galford, Scott Chouinard and Steven P Peltzman.

Who sold Forrester Research stock? Who is selling Forrester Research stock?

Forrester Research's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Martingale Asset Management L P, Menta Capital LLC, Royce & Associates LP, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and New York State Teachers Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Forrester Research stock in the last year include Gail Mann, George Hornig, Gretchen Teichgraeber, Michael A Doyle, Michael Welles, Robert Galford, Scott Chouinard and Steven P Peltzman.

Who bought Forrester Research stock? Who is buying Forrester Research stock?

Forrester Research's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowpoint Asset Management LLC, Guggenheim Capital LLC, FMR LLC, State Street Corp, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Numeric Investors LLC, Cigna Investments Inc. New and Russell Investments Group Ltd..

How do I buy Forrester Research stock?

Shares of Forrester Research can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Forrester Research stock cost?

One share of Forrester Research stock can currently be purchased for approximately $38.30.

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Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by Staff