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: Market Research
  • Sub-Industry: IT Consulting & Other Services
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:FORR
  • CUSIP: 34656310
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $706.66 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 17,733,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $40.11
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $39.59
  • 52 Week Range: $34.95 - $44.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 40.66
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 29.74
  • P/E Growth: 2.83
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $327.8 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.16
  • Book Value: $7.23 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.51
  • Annual Dividend: $0.76
  • Dividend Yield: 1.9%
  • EBIDTA: $37.68 million
  • Net Margins: 5.49%
  • Return on Equity: 13.00%
  • Return on Assets: 5.59%
  • Current Ratio: 1.12%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.12%
  • Average Volume: 43,464 shs.
  • Beta: 0.42
  • Short Ratio: 2.85

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 6th will be given a dividend of $0.19 per share on Wednesday, September 20th. This represents a $0.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, September 5th. View Forrester Research's Dividend History.

How were Forrester Research's earnings last quarter?

Forrester Research, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORR) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.27 by $0.07. The business earned $89.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $87.51 million. Forrester Research had a return on equity of 13.00% and a net margin of 5.49%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.46 earnings per share. 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, October, 24th 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, July, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.13-1.20 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.18. Forrester Research also updated its Q3 guidance to $0.21-0.25 EPS.

Who are some of Forrester Research's key competitors?

Who are Forrester Research's key executives?

Forrester Research's management team includes the folowing people:

  • George F. Colony, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Michael A. Doyle, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
  • Victor Milligan, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Clifford Condon, Chief Research and Product Officer
  • Kelley Hippler, Chief Sales Officer
  • Steven P. Peltzman, Chief Business Technology Officer
  • Lucia Luce Quinn, Chief People Officer
  • Ryan Darrah, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
  • Dave Boyce, Director
  • Tony Friscia, Director

Who owns Forrester Research stock?

Forrester Research's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (5.42%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.01%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.30%), American Capital Management Inc. (2.28%), State Street Corp (1.50%) and Ballentine Partners LLC (1.41%). Company insiders that own Forrester Research stock include Gail Mann, George Hornig, Gretchen Teichgraeber, Henk Broeders, Michael A Doyle, Michael Morhardt, 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 Acadian Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Capital Impact Advisors LLC, Bahl & Gaynor Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Cigna Investments Inc. New and First Quadrant L P CA. Company insiders that have sold Forrester Research stock in the last year include Gail Mann, George Hornig, Gretchen Teichgraeber, Henk Broeders, Michael A Doyle, Michael Morhardt, 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 Ballentine Partners LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, Northern Trust Corp, State Street Corp, Bessemer Group Inc. and Numeric Investors LLC. 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.

What is Forrester Research's stock price today?

One share of Forrester Research stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.85.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Forrester Research (NASDAQ FORR)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  70 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  119 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  189
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Forrester Research (NASDAQ:FORR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
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 9/19/2015 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
10/24/2017$0.26N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q2 2017$0.27$0.34$87.51 million$89.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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:9/20/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.76
Dividend Yield:1.91%
Payout Ratio:77.55% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
64.41% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
56.72% (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: 44.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 52.08%
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
9/5/2017Henk BroedersDirectorSell17,469$41.00$716,229.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2017George HornigDirectorSell545$40.58$22,116.10View SEC Filing  
8/31/2017Gretchen TeichgraeberDirectorSell6,250$41.00$256,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2017Henk BroedersDirectorSell17,632$41.00$722,912.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2017Henk BroedersDirectorSell11,300$41.00$463,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2017Gretchen TeichgraeberDirectorSell1,000$41.25$41,250.00View SEC Filing  
7/12/2017Michael WellesDirectorSell12,388$40.53$502,085.64View SEC Filing  
7/10/2017Michael WellesDirectorSell5,312$40.00$212,480.00View SEC Filing  
7/5/2017Michael WellesDirectorSell2,300$40.00$92,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2017Gretchen TeichgraeberDirectorSell1,000$39.44$39,440.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2017Michael MorhardtInsiderSell2,880$38.70$111,456.00View SEC Filing  
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 logoForrester Research, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:FORR) : September 19, 2017 - September 18 at 11:30 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FORR-US : September 15, 2017 - September 15 at 7:19 PM logoForrester To Present At The Sidoti & Company Fall 2017 Conference - September 13 at 8:15 PM logo$79.01 Million in Sales Expected for Forrester Research, Inc. (FORR) This Quarter - September 13 at 5:52 AM logoEpiserver Included in Leading Independent Research Firm's Evaluation of B2B Commerce Suites for Midsize Organizations - September 12 at 7:35 PM logoForrester's Ask Says Consumers Will Like iPhone X Camera - September 12 at 7:35 PM logoIndependent Research Firm Recognizes Impetus Technologies' StreamAnalytix as a Strong Performer in Streaming Analytics Report - September 9 at 12:19 AM logoTIBCO Named a Leader in Streaming Analytics by Top Independent Research Firm - September 7 at 11:58 PM logoInsider Selling: Forrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Director Sells 545 Shares of Stock - September 5 at 8:52 PM logoInsider Selling: Forrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Director Sells 6,250 Shares of Stock - September 5 at 8:08 PM logoInsider Selling: Forrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Director Sells 17,469 Shares of Stock - September 5 at 7:22 PM logoDividend Coverage: This Services Stock has a Dividend Yield of 1.87%; Will Trade Ex-Dividend on September 05, 2017 - September 1 at 7:06 PM logoElectric Cloud Named a 'Leader' in Continuous Delivery Release Automation by a Leading Independent Research Firm - August 31 at 6:41 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Director Sells $722,912.00 in Stock - August 31 at 1:18 PM logoDataCandy Named as ‘End-to-End Loyalty Solution Addressing Broadest Spectrum of Loyalty-Specific Needs’ by Independent Research Firm - August 31 at 1:13 AM logoForrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Upgraded at BidaskClub - August 25 at 9:06 PM logoTapClicks is Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Leader Again - August 24 at 8:07 PM logoETFs with exposure to Forrester Research, Inc. : August 24, 2017 - August 24 at 8:07 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : FORR-US : August 23, 2017 - August 24 at 2:25 AM logoForrester Announces Its Emerging Technology Forum, An Exclusive New Event Highlighting 2018 Digital Enterprise Trends - August 24 at 2:25 AM logoZacks: Forrester Research, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORR) Receives Consensus Rating of "" from Analysts - August 14 at 10:08 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. :FORR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 14, 2017 - August 14 at 7:05 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Downgraded by BidaskClub to "Hold" - August 13 at 11:58 AM logoForrester Research, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FORR-US : August 9, 2017 - August 9 at 7:00 PM logoInsider Selling: Forrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Director Sells 11,300 Shares of Stock - August 9 at 4:34 PM logoKony Unveils Fastest and Easiest-to-Use Platform for Delivering Next Generation Digital Experiences - August 8 at 6:28 PM logoFlowForma Named in Vendor Landscape for Low-Code Development Platforms - August 8 at 6:27 PM logoForm 4 FORRESTER RESEARCH, INC. For: Aug 03 - August 8 at 6:27 PM logo Analysts Expect Forrester Research, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORR) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $79.01 Million - August 7 at 8:32 AM logoForrester Research, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORR) Lowered to "Buy" at BidaskClub - August 5 at 8:02 PM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Forrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Will Announce Earnings of $0.15 Per Share - August 5 at 6:26 PM logo‘Ick Factor’ and Biometrics Limit Market for Implanted Security Chips - August 2 at 7:38 PM logoGretchen Teichgraeber Sells 1,000 Shares of Forrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Stock - August 2 at 10:28 AM logoHow Two Brothers Turned Seven Lines of Code Into a $9.2 Billion Startup - August 1 at 7:23 PM logoWhy Apple Shares Are Surging After Earnings - August 1 at 7:22 PM logoForrester Releases US 2017 Customer Experience Index, Ranks CX Quality Of More Than 300 Brands - August 1 at 7:22 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORR) Downgraded to "Sell" at Zacks Investment Research - August 1 at 7:14 PM logoEquities Analysts Set Expectations for Forrester Research, Inc.'s FY2019 Earnings (NASDAQ:FORR) - July 31 at 10:08 AM logoForrester Research, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORR) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - July 27 at 9:09 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Declares $0.19 Quarterly Dividend - July 27 at 12:13 PM logoEdited Transcript of FORR earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-17 8:30pm GMT - July 27 at 5:30 AM logoSoftware AG Cited as a Leader in Enterprise Architecture Management by Independent Research Firm - July 26 at 7:21 PM logoForrester Research Reports 2017 Second-Quarter Financial Results - July 26 at 7:21 PM logoForrester Research posts 2Q profit - July 26 at 7:21 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. (FORR) Issues Q3 Earnings Guidance - July 26 at 6:34 PM logoForrester Research, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORR) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance - July 26 at 6:34 PM logoRiskIQ Reveals Digital Footprint Snapshot – On-Demand, Cost-Effective External Asset Intelligence Report - July 26 at 5:07 AM logoForrester Research To Broadcast Its Second-Quarter Earnings Conference Call - July 18 at 8:10 PM logoEasy Solutions Named a Strong Performer in Risk-Based Authentication Report by Independent Research Firm - July 17 at 7:42 PM logoForrester And The Heath Brothers Announce Partnership To Create Breakaway CX With Client Firms - July 17 at 10:40 AM



Forrester Research (FORR) Chart for Tuesday, September, 19, 2017

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