Forrester Research Company Profile (NASDAQ:FORR)

About Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)

Forrester Research logoForrester Research, Inc. (Forrester) is an 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
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:FORR
  • CUSIP: 34656310
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $701.54 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 17,738,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $39.90
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $39.97
  • 52 Week Range: $34.95 - $44.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 37.49
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 29.51
  • P/E Growth: 2.79
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $325.89 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.15
  • Book Value: $7.45 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.31
  • Annual Dividend: $0.72
  • Dividend Yield: 2.0%
  • EBIDTA: $39.55 million
  • Net Margins: 5.33%
  • Return on Equity: 13.35%
  • Return on Assets: 5.77%
  • Current Ratio: 1.22%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.22%
  • Average Volume: 54,722 shs.
  • Beta: 0.51
  • Short Ratio: 2.57

Frequently Asked Questions for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 27th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.19 per share on Wednesday, June 21st. This represents a $0.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.92%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 5th. View Forrester Research's Dividend History.

How were Forrester Research's earnings last quarter?

Forrester Research, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORR) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $77.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $76.38 million. Forrester Research had a return on equity of 13.35% and a net margin of 5.33%. The business's revenue was down .3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.18 EPS. View Forrester Research's Earnings History.

When will Forrester Research make its next earnings announcement?

Forrester Research is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Forrester Research.

What guidance has Forrester Research issued on next quarter's earnings?

Forrester Research issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.13-1.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.16. Forrester Research also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.30-0.34 EPS.

Who are some of Forrester Research's key competitors?

Who owns Forrester Research stock?

Forrester Research's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wellington Management Group LLP (11.03%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.07%), P2 CAPITAL PARTNERS, LLC Total Shares: 826,262 (4.50%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.90%), P2 Capital Partners LLC (3.74%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.06%). 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. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Forrester Research.

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 P2 Capital Partners LLC, Morgan Stanley, Acadian Asset Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., KBC Group NV, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans, Rational Advisors LLC and United Services Automobile Association. 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. View Insider Buying and Selling for Forrester Research.

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 Vanguard Group Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Wellington Management Group LLP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Capital Impact Advisors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc. and Bank of America Corp DE. View Insider Buying and Selling for Forrester Research.

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 $39.55.

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 TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/31/2016SidotiUpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
6/22/2016Barrington ResearchReiterated RatingMarket PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)
Earnings by Quarter for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/26/2017Q1 2017$0.08$0.16$76.38 million$77.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2017Q416$0.22$0.38$82.76 million$83.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$0.21$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$0.10$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$0.25$0.35$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$0.20$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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.98
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.16$0.16$0.16
Q2 20172$0.27$0.30$0.29
Q3 20172$0.20$0.27$0.24
Q4 20172$0.27$0.32$0.30
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)
Next Dividend:6/21/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.72
Dividend Yield:1.82%
Payout Ratio:75.79% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
61.54% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
53.73% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 46.60%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 53.76%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/19/2017George HornigDirectorSell2,583$37.36$96,500.88View SEC Filing  
5/15/2017Steven P PeltzmanInsiderSell18,595$40.02$744,171.90View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017George HornigDirectorSell11,288$39.68$447,907.84View SEC Filing  
5/10/2017Scott ChouinardInsiderSell1,141$39.80$45,411.80View SEC Filing  
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)


Headline Trends for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)
Latest Headlines for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR)
DateHeadline logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Forrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $87.54 Million - May 27 at 9:02 AM logo$0.27 Earnings Per Share Expected for Forrester Research, Inc. (FORR) This Quarter - May 25 at 8:04 AM logoForrester Launches Privacy & Security Forums, Expanding Its Series Of Events In Washington, D.C. And London - May 23 at 11:56 AM logoInsider Selling: Forrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Director Sells 2,583 Shares of Stock - May 22 at 1:28 PM logoCallidus Software, Inc. (CALD) Appoints Andres Botero as CMO; Giles House Promoted to CPO - May 18 at 10:06 AM logoForrester Analyst Says Cisco Transition Is a Long Process - Presented by: The Aol. On Network - May 18 at 10:06 AM logoForrester Research, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FORR-US : May 18, 2017 - May 18 at 10:06 AM logoForrester Analyst Says Cisco Transition Is a Long Process - May 17 at 10:16 PM logoInsider Selling: Forrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Insider Sells 18,595 Shares of Stock - May 16 at 4:38 PM logoETFs with exposure to Forrester Research, Inc. : May 12, 2017 - May 12 at 5:51 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. :FORR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 5:52 PM logoInsider Selling: Forrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Director Sells 11,288 Shares of Stock - May 11 at 1:16 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Insider Sells $45,411.80 in Stock - May 11 at 1:16 PM logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Likely to Affect Forrester Research (FORR) Stock Price - May 3 at 3:28 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.27 Per Share - May 2 at 8:30 AM logoForrester Research, Inc. (FORR) to Post Q4 2017 Earnings of $0.27 Per Share, Barrington Research Forecasts - May 1 at 11:36 AM logoWilliam Blair Brokers Lower Earnings Estimates for Forrester Research, Inc. (FORR) - May 1 at 8:11 AM logoForrester Research (FORR) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 30 at 4:11 PM logoZinc One Announces Forrester Receives Court Approval for Plan of Arrangement - April 28 at 9:08 AM logoForrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.08 EPS - April 27 at 11:54 PM logoForrester Research (FORR) Earning Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds - April 27 at 10:04 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.19 - April 27 at 7:44 PM logoEdited Transcript of FORR earnings conference call or presentation 26-Apr-17 8:30pm GMT - April 27 at 5:49 PM logoFull Show: Bloomberg Technology (04/26) - April 27 at 1:10 AM logoForrester Research Reports 2017 First-Quarter Financial Results - April 26 at 8:07 PM logoForrester Research posts 1Q profit - April 26 at 8:07 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance - April 26 at 7:30 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Issues Q2 Earnings Guidance - April 26 at 7:30 PM logoZinc One Announces Forrester Shareholders Approve Plan of Arrangement - April 25 at 4:53 PM logoLogRhythm Named a Leader in Security Analytics Platforms by Independent Research Firm - April 25 at 4:53 PM logoSAS a 'Strong Performer' for digital intelligence platforms per independent research firm - April 20 at 12:21 PM logoForrester Research To Broadcast Its First-Quarter Earnings Conference Call - April 19 at 12:01 PM logoForrester Research (FORR) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Finds - April 17 at 3:18 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research - April 17 at 11:34 AM logoForrester Research (FORR) Receives News Sentiment Rating of 0.48 - April 14 at 11:36 AM logoForrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Upgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - April 11 at 7:05 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Forrester Research, Inc. (FORR) to Post $0.08 EPS - April 11 at 12:20 AM logoForrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Short Interest Update - April 10 at 2:25 PM logoIndependent Research Firm Cites OpenText as a Leader in Enterprise Content Management for Transactional and Business Content Services - April 7 at 9:52 AM logoEpiserver Debuts in Leading Independent Research Firm's Evaluations of B2B and B2C Commerce Suites - April 3 at 10:29 PM logoAnalysts Anticipate Forrester Research, Inc. (FORR) to Announce $0.08 EPS - April 3 at 1:22 PM logoThe Future of IT Is Smaller, Faster, Specialized: Report - March 30 at 5:43 PM logoForrester Obtains Interim Order for Plan of Arrangement - March 28 at 11:46 AM logoGlobal Independent Research Firm Names Digital River as a Strong Performer in Its Report on B2C Commerce Suites - March 28 at 11:46 AM logoKony Named a Leader for Mobile Low-Code Development Platforms by Independent Research Firm - March 27 at 4:59 PM logoFORRESTER RESEARCH, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year - March 24 at 5:26 PM logoFollowAnalytics Recognized as a Mobile-First Messaging Platform by Top Analyst Firm - March 21 at 10:28 PM logoForrester Announces Keynote Lineup For Consumer Marketing Forum In NYC April 6-7 - March 21 at 5:27 PM logoFORRESTER RESEARCH, INC. Financials - March 16 at 6:35 PM logoPaxata Named a Leader in Data Preparation Tools Report by Independent Research Firm - March 14 at 4:34 PM



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